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World’s First Ship Christening in Antarctica

MS Roald Amundsen

Hybrid-powered expedition cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen continues to make history as the first ever ship to have its naming ceremony held in Antarctica. Instead of the traditional bottle of champagne, MS Roald Amundsen’s explorer heritage will be honored by naming the vessel with a chunk of ice. The naming ceremony will take place this fall, as the first world’s first

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First Vessel Built in Class by Sri Lankan Co. for Japanese Owner

KDDI Cable Infinity

Colombo Dockyard PLC has delivered a modern cable-laying vessel to Kokusai Cable Ship Co. Ltd. (KCS). After leaving the Colombo Dockyard, KDDI Cable Infinity successfully reached the Yokohama Port in Japan on July 7. At 113.1 m in length, 21.5 m in breadth and 8.8 m in depth, Cable Infinity is the largest vessel constructed by Colombo Dockyard to date, with a deadweight

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