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UECC takes second newbuild

November 30 - United European Car Carries (UECC) has taken delivery of its second LNG pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) - Auto Energy - at the NACKS shipyard in Nantong, China.

HLPFI reported in September that UECC had taken delivery of its first LNG-fuelled PCTC, Auto Eco, at the Chinese yard.

Along with its sister vessel, Auto Energy has an overall length of 181 m and a 30 m beam. According to UECC, the vessels are the largest dual-fuel LNG PCTCs ever built.

The ships are capable of carrying 4,000 ceu and 6,000 sq m of high and heavy cargoes, with a maximum cargo weight of 160 tonnes.

Auto Energy's naming ceremony is scheduled to take place in late January 2017.

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Fire outbreak at US port

June 5 - A fire broke out aboard Höegh Autoliners’ ro-ro vessel Höegh Xiamen yesterday (June 4) at Blount Island, Jacksonville, USA; there are no injuries to any of the 21 crew members, who have all been evacuated from the vessel.
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Intradco charters AN-225

June 5 - Intradco Global, in collaboration with GTA GSM, charted the Antonov AN-225 freighter aircraft to transport nearly 1,000 cu m of medical supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE).
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Pacific Osprey returns to service 

June 5 - Swire Blue Ocean’s (SBO) wind farm installation vessel Pacific Osprey has returned to service following the installation of its extended crane boom in Denmark. 
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