US Bans Imports From Chinese Fishing Company Citing Seafarer Welfare
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Intermarine, the Houston-based project cargo carrier, has announced a plan to add 15 new ships as part of a fleet renewal program over the next three years.
The ships will be built at Sanfu and Huanghai Shipyards in China and will be delivered between 2015 and 2017, according to a statement on the company’s website.
“As is our normal practice, we are partnering with excellent owners on this leg of our new build program,” added Alfred J.V. Stanley, President and CEO. “These mid-size new builds will form the core of our future fleet and provide an industry leading level of flexibility and efficiency. This is in line with our strategy of focusing on our customer’s cargo and providing the best available tonnage.”
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