Rio Tinto Marine Registers Another Ship in UK

Press Release
Friday, October 26, 2012
RTM Cook: Photo credit Rio Tinto Marine

'RTM Cook', built at Hanjin Heavy Industries in Subic Bay, Philippines, first of eight new RTM bulkers to fly the Red Ensign.

Rio Tinto Marine provides services to the Rio Tinto Group to ensure that maximum efficiency is achieved in all of their mine-to-market supply chains, a critical aspect of Rio Tinto's mining business. In 2011 they shipped 160 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo and accounted for nearly 100,000 container movements.

The company has now embarked on a new build programme, with 15 new buildings to be delivered by the end of 2014. The first, in a series of eight being built at Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction (HHIC) in Subic Bay is RTM Cook which is 106,796 gross tons and sailed from Subic Bay for Singapore and then on to Pilbara for her first cargo of iron ore. She has since been followed by RTM Cartier (delivered in August) and RTM Dampier (in September), with RTM Zheng He due to be delivered in November 2012.

To date Rio Tinto Marine has almost 600,000 gt on the UK Ship Register. Debasis Mazumdar, Head of the UK Ship Register said “I am delighted to welcome these new bulk carriers onto the Register and am grateful to Rio Tinto Marine in choosing to flag with the UK Ship Register”.

Maritime Today

The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter November 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds


Henriksen Unveils Strongest SOLAS Boat Lifting Hook

H Henriksen of Norway has received SOLAS certification for a new off-load single-point boat lifting hook capable of holding up to 22.5-tonnes. The quick release

Evergreen Line Orders Ten 2,800 teu Ships

Taiwanese shipping company Evergreen is ordering ten 2,800 TEU container ships from Japanese shipbuilder Imabari Shipbuilding Co.,Ltd and compatriot CSBC Corporation.

Escort Tug Launched for Bay-Houston Towing

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. announced the launch of the Escort Tug H. DOUGLAS M (Hull 236) for Bay-Houston Towing Company on November 17, 2015. This series of Robert Allan, LTD.

Bulk Carrier Trends

Evoqua, Drew Marine Ink BWMS Deal

Evoqua Water Technologies and maritime solutions and logistics expert, Drew Marine, have announced a partnership to provide a full compliance package for ballast water management.

Need to Monitory Coal from Indonesia - UK P&I

There are various hazards associated with the trade in coal. UK P&I Club’s Loss Prevention Team highlights the risks involved, and advises on the relevant actions

Deltamarin to Designs First LNG Handysize Bulk Carriers

Deltamarin Ltd proudly announces that it has signed a contract to design the world’s first LNG handysize bulk carriers, which will point the way towards greener shipping of commodities.

Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Navigation Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Winch
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: 0.0733 sec (14 req/sec)