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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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Bilbao gains Norwegian connection

October 22 - Finnlines, part of the Grimaldi Group, has added a port call in Norway to its Biscay service between Bilbao, Spain and St. Petersburg, Russia. 
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Scot Explorer launched in Hoogezand

October 22 - Scotline Marine Holdings’ 4,800 dwt vessel Scot Explorer has been christened and launched at the Royal Bodewes Shipyard in Hoogezand, the Netherlands.
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Wangfoong rescue on track

October 22 - Wangfoong Transportation has been involved in a complex salvage operation in Hong Kong, where it helped to recover three derailed trains.
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ZPMC delivers for Hutchison Port Sohar

October 22 - ZPMC’s heavy lift vessel Zhen Hua 19 has delivered two remote-controlled quay cranes and six rubber-tyred gantry cranes to Hutchison Port Sohar’s terminal in Oman.
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