Hamburg Süd Christens Two Container Ships at HHI Yard (South Korea)

first_imgOn Thursday, 23 May 2013, Hamburg Süd celebrated the double christening of its container ships “Cap San Nicolas” and “Cap San Marco” at the Hyundai Heavy Industries yard in Ulsan (South Korea). With a nominal slot capacity of 9,600 TEU, the two newbuildings are Hamburg Süd’s largest-ever vessels and, with 2,100 reefer plugs, the ships with the largest reefer capacity worldwide at present.The sponsor of the “Cap San Nicolas” is Narcisa Oetker, wife of Ferdinand Oetker, Partner in Dr. August Oetker KG and Director of Bankhaus Lampe. The “Cap San Marco” was christened by Doris Deichmann, wife of Fred Deichmann, Managing Director of Hamburg Süd subsidiary Columbus Shipmanagement GmbH.The container ships are the first of a series of six newbuildings of the new “Cap San” class. After her delivery the “Cap San Nicolas” will be phased into the shipping group’s liner service between Asia and South America East Coast in June. The “Cap San Marco” is to be deployed in the same service in July.Two more “Cap San” ships will be delivered at the Korean yard in the current year. The last two units of this series are then due to be handed over to Hamburg Süd in January 2014.[mappress]Hamburg Süd, May 24, 2013last_img read more


Governor General wont move into Rideau Hall until further notice

first_imgOTTAWA — The Governor General will not move into her official residence in Ottawa this summer and there is no date for when she might.Julie Payette has not lived in Rideau Hall since she took office in back in October 2017, because the mansion has been undergoing extensive renovations.Instead, she has been living at Rideau Gate, a historic property just outside the grounds of Rideau Hall normally used as a guest house for visiting dignitaries.And her staff say that’s where she’s staying “until further notice.”With the upgrades to the official mansion complete, Payette had previously said she would be moving in to Rideau Hall this summer.Instead, she will be spending much of the summer at the Citadelle, the Governor General’s other residence in a fortress in Quebec City.The Canadian Presslast_img read more