Disabled Bulk Ship Drifted Near Great Barrier Reef
The Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier, ID Integrity advised AMSA’s Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC Australia) that it had suffered an engine breakdown en route from Shanghai to Townsville. The unladen vesselwas drifting in a westerly direction towards Shark and Vema Reefs (approximately 175 nautical miles north-east of Cairns) while the crew attemped to repair the engine. The owners of the vessel dispatched two tugs to the scene.
China Joint Venture for Cargotec
Cargotec has established a joint venture with Jiangsu Rainbow Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. The joint venture RCI will build a new facility at Taicang in China that…