Bahia Grande Christened in Korea

Tuesday, May 29, 2007
The container vessel Bahia Grande was christened at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. (DSME) yard in Okpo, Korea. The Bahia Grande is the fourth of a total of six identical 3,752 TEU container ships commissioned from DSME by Hamburg Süd. Following the delivery the Bahia Grande will be phased into Hamburg Süd's liner service between Asia/South Africa and South America East Coast. The sponsor of the newbuilding is Barbara Wiegmann, wife of Dr Hans-Henning Wiegman, Chairman of the Executive Board of Henkell & Söhnlein Sektkellereien KG in Wiesbaden, like Hamburg Süd a member of the Oetker Group. The "Bahia Grande" is named after a bay in the Argentinean province of Santa Cruz, which forms the southernmost section of the country's coastline.
Maritime Reporter November 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Maritime Safety

NZ Report: Human Error to Blame for Rena Grounding

New Zealand's Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) published its final report into the grounding of containership Rena in October 2011. The TAIC’s

DNV GL Targets Safer Approach to Subsea Lifting

The completion of a joint industry project (JIP) to improve existing standards and regulations around subsea lifting operations has resulted in a new recommended practice (RP).

NOAA: US to See More Floods from Sea Level Rise

Most of U.S. coast may see 30 or more days a year of floods up to 2 feet above high tides. By 2050, a majority of U.S. coastal areas are likely to be threatened

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Ship Electronics Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1134 sec (9 req/sec)