Bangladesh Shipyard Delivers Ferry 'Isefjord'

Press Release
Monday, February 18, 2013
Ferry Isefjord: Photo credit Western Marine

A short-sea trade RoRo passenger ship built by Western Marine Shipyard Ltd., is the most advanced built in the yard so far.

This is the first time Bangladesh has exported a passenger ship to the European market, in compliance with the highest standards of  modern technology & safety.

Isefjord waas built for Danish owner Hundested Rorvig Faergefart to carry 147 passengers & 28 units of vehicle on a Danish coastal route. She is a fully-automated vessel constructed under class Bureau Veritas rules, and the Danish Maritime Authority, capable of making a fixed point full-circle turn, with operation from both forward and aft having dual operating bridges.

In addition, Western Marine say that ship systems can also be monitored & controlled from a cellular phone or a laptop computer.

The Commerce Minister of Bangladesh Mr. G. M. Quader attended the delivery ceremony as Chief Guest and the Danish Ambassador to Bangladesh Mr. Svend Olling joined as a special guest.

 

Maritime Reporter March 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Shipbuilding

Fishing Vessels Fit with Wärtsilä’s NOx Reducer

Wärtsilä said its new NOx Reducer will be fitted to two new fishing vessels under construction at the Celiktrans yard in Turkey. The ships are owned by HB Grandi,

CMM Takes Delivery of Damen PSV for Brazil

New supplier CMM Gravity to start on long-term contract with Petrobras. CMM has taken delivery of a Damen Platform Supply Vessel 3300. The 80-meter, 3,300t deadweight

Two Navy Contracts for GD Bath Iron Works

Included in the latest listing of contracts awarded by the US Department of Defense, Navy, are two contracts with General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine.

RoRo

AMSEA Awarded US$33-Million Navy MSC Contract

General Dynamics American Overseas Marine LLC (AMSEA) apprises it has been awarded the USD$32.7 million contract modification to operate and maintain seven large,

Novorossiysk: New Tonnage Dues Rates

GAC informs that tonnage dues rates in the port of Novorossiysk will be increased about 9% with effect from April 27, 2014. The rate increases are as follows: Tankers - Rates in force: 2.

ISC Expects Faltering Q1 2014 Financial Results

International Shipholding Corporation (ISC) provides preliminary guidance for first quarter 2014 results and announces timing of earnings release and conference call.

Ferries

BMT, Ares Deliver Luxury Passenger Ferries

BMT Nigel Gee (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, and Ares Shipyard announced that the first two boats of a series of eight luxury passenger ferries destined for Qatar,

Questions Linger About Ill-Fated S.Korea Ferry's Owners

The company that owned the South Korean ferry which sank last week, killing possibly hundreds of people, sprang out of a shipping to cosmetics empire founded by

Boy Passenger Made Initial Distress Call from Sinking Ferry

The first distress call from a sinking South Korean ferry was made by a boy with a shaking voice, three minutes after the vessel made its fateful last turn. He

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | 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: 0.1221 sec (8 req/sec)