UK: Inverlussa Confirms Order for ‘Helen Mary’

first_img此页面无法正确加载 Google 地图。您是否拥有此网站?确定 My location zoom Inverlussa Marine Services has been confirmed the order for its latest vessel with Macduff Shipyards, due to be delivered January 2015, to be named “Helen Mary”.Following delivery of “Helen Burnie”from Macduff Shipyards in May 2012 Inverlussa have been working with the Shipyard and Macduff Ship Design to develop a modified version with more beam and extended accommodation of six cabins to increase flexibility in an ever changing market.“Helen Mary”will be built to BV I Hull Mach Special Service / Diving Support / Anchor Handling Ship unrestricted Navigation, and will operate coastal cargo, civil engineering and renewable energy support, fish farm service work, and general towing work.The triple screw vessel will be capable of carrying 125 tonnes of deck cargo, and will also have a dry hold plus facilities for cargo fuel and water transfer.A 146 tonne/metre deck crane with 17.5m reach will enhance the vessels varied capabilities.Caterpillar will supply the engine package, propulsion will be provided by three 600HP C18.Design work is being advanced for an early start to construction, following the plan approval process.A spokesperson for the Shipyard said that they were very pleased to receive this repeat order from Inverlussa, and were looking forward to working with them again. Print  Close Inverlussa, January 16, 2014last_img read more

Burundi UN advocate for children welcomes rebels release of child soldiers

The separation of 112 children, including two girls, by the Forces Nationales pour la Liberation (FNL) shows that the demobilization process of children associated with the rebel group has “finally begun,” Radhika Coomaraswamy said in a press release.The children have been transferred to the Gitega Demobilization Centre, “where they will receive support to embrace a new life,” she said.The process was facilitated thanks to joint efforts by the UN Integrated Office in Burundi (BINUB), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and other partners.The FNL has also committed to released 200 more children from its ranks in the near future.The Security Council has repeatedly voiced its concerns over delays in implementing the 2006 Comprehensive Ceasefire Agreement signed between the Government and the FNL, the last major rebel hold-out group in Burundi, which is rebuilding after a brutal civil war between the Hutu majority and the Tutsi minority.“For the sake of the peace process in Burundi, we must ensure that demobilization of former child combatants remains a priority and that they are properly reintegrated into their communities,” Ms. Coomaraswamy emphasized. 9 April 2009The Secretary-General’s Special Representative on children and armed conflict today welcomed the release of over 100 child soldiers by a key rebel group in Burundi, a move which will allow them the chance to rebuild their lives. read more