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Exhibition Marks 100th Anniversary of Loss of the Lusitania

Lusitania PropA special exhibition opened at the Merseyside Maritime Museum, at the Albert Dock, Liverpool, on Mar 25 to mark the centenary of the sinking of the Cunard Steam-Ship Co passenger liner Lusitania, 31,550grt.

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World’s Largest Ship to be Used in North Sea Platform Demolition

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Pioneering SpiritThe major operation to remove one of the giant oil platforms in the British part of the North Sea will use the world’s largest ship of 403,342gt.

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Joint Operation to Rescue 22 from Bulk Carrier

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GoodfaithAll 22 crew members of the bulk carrier Goodfaith, 27,308dwt, were rescued after the ship went aground on the island of Andros, in the Aegean, in the early hours of Feb 11 while bound from Eleusis to the Ukraine.

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Costa Concordia Master to Appeal over 16 Year Sentence

Costa ConcordiaThe Master of the cruise ship Costa Concordia, 114,137gt which was wrecked on an Italian island in January, 2012, with the loss of 32 people has been sentenced to 16 years in jail.

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Smallest Number of Ships Flying Red Ensign Since 2006

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Red EnsignThe number of UK registered ships is at its lowest level since 2006, according to the 2014 Shipping Fleet Statistics released by the Department for Transport (DoT) in London.

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Cylindrical FPSA Designed to Withstand Worst Weather

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Goliat FPSOThe world’s biggest cylindrical floating production, storage and offloading vessel Goliat FPSO was due to arrive at Hammerfest, Norway, early this month at the end of a voyage from South Korea on the world’s largest semi-submersible heavy lift ship.

Weighing 64,000 tons, the FPSO was built by Hyundai Heavy Industries at its Ulsan shipyard for Eni Norge, of Norway, and was then loaded onto the Dockwise Vanguard, 91,784gt, of Dockwise Ltd, Breda, for the 60-day voyage around the Cape of Good Hope.

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