Grounding off Sasah
The 'MPV Urania' ran aground off Sasah, southwest Bintan Island, Riau Islands,on June 10, 2020, at 8 p.m. The ship was under tow to Singatac Lobam. Unfavourable weather and strong current contributed to the accident. With the high tide at 10.30 p.m. the ship was refloated and berthed in Singatac Lobam on June 11 at 2.30 a.m.
Transporting Heavy Transformers From Belgium To Oman By Polytra
Polytra N.V., member to the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for Belgium, arranged the loading for two transformers, each weighing 210 tonnes onto a barge from Mechelen and direct transshipment ex barge on board ocean carrier “Rickmers Singapore” via the vessel’s crane in Antwerp port. Additionaly 2000 freight tons palletized oil drums, cases and crates with accessories were loaded onto the “Rickmers Singapore” for the same project. The cargo was shipped to Oman and got discharged in the Port of Sohar during December 2017. https://www.marineinsight.com/shipping-news/photos-transporting-heavy-transformers-belgium-oman-polytra/
ZEABORN Group purchases five heavy-lift cargo vessels from Rickmers Holding
On 31 July 2017, the ZEABORN Group signed the contracts for the purchase of five 30,000dwt Superflex Heavy Lift vessels. All of these vessels are sister ships of the Rickmers Hamburg, which was previously acquired, and are employed in the Rickmers-Line liner service. ZEABORN already acquired the Rickmers-Line in April this year. The parties involved have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. More specifically, the transaction relates to the following vessels: Rickmers SINGAPORE, Rickmers JAKARTA, Rickmers NEW ORLEANS, Rickmers SEOUL and Rickmers DALIAN. These vessels have a deadweight all told (DWAT) of 30,000 mt, each with four cranes, having a combined lifting capacity of 640 tons, and are equipped with intermediate decks for optimisable loading capacities. While the title to the vessels will pass to ZEABORN by the end of September, they are already available to the shipping company without any restrictions.Upload News