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One-fifth to One-fourth of East Harbour Land Reclamation Completed

Rendition of the completed East Harbour compared with current form as of early 2017. Land reclamation work for the extension of Tórshavn’s East Harbour is expected to move ahead at pace within the next few days after one of contractor J&K Petersen’s bulk vessels suffered an engine failure about a week ago. [Bui [...]

2018-07-03T21:05:12+00:00 August 20th, 2017|Archive 2017, News, Ports & Shipping|0 Comments

Tvøroyri hopes for quick recovery after fire at freezing plant

Workers loading frozen seafood unto a reefer vessel at the Port of Tvøroyri. The Port of Tvøroyri was dealt a blow with a large fire that saw the Varðin Pelagic freezing plant burn to the ground early this summer. [Bui Tyril] With 150 people temporarily out of work and ship traffic dramatically reduced, [...]

2018-07-03T21:05:50+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Archive 2017, News, Ports & Shipping|0 Comments

MEST: Ready for More International Customers

Following successful deliveries of catamaran workboats and more equipment to aquaculture majors in the Faroe Islands, MEST Shipyard considers a wider international context—while a covered dry dock promises to boost repairs and maintenance. [Edmund Jacobsen & Bui Tyril] […]

2018-07-02T21:01:20+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Archive 2017, Ports & Shipping|0 Comments
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