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  • Update 5: Death Toll in the Sewol Tragedy Reaches 113 22 april 2014
    Death toll in the ferry Sewol tragedy, one of South Korea’s deadliest maritime accidents, has reached 113 with nearly 190 people still missing, presumed dead. Only 174 passengers were rescued after Wednesday’s fatal accident when the 6,325-ton ferry Sewol turned over and sank within two hours. The ferry was carrying around 475 people, including 325 […] […]
  • Lamprell Sets New Guinness World Record 22 april 2014
    Lamprell, a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore energy industry, has delivered a PUQ deck for the Golden Eagle Area Development (GEAD) in the North Sea to its client, Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited and its GEAD co-venturers. GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS has confirmed that Lamprell’s delivery of the offshor […]
  • YZJOE Lays Keel of Its First Rig Right on Schedule 22 april 2014
    Amedeo, a resource and resource infrastructure and asset investment company, said that the keel of its first rig order, the 350ft Le Tourneau Super Enhanced 116e, has been laid on schedule. This is a significant step in the construction of the Le Tourneau Super Enhanced 116e which involved constructing the 500 tonne hull and placing […] […]


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