Spotted: Esvagt Njord Stands Tall

first_imgEsvagt’s newbuild offshore service vessel Esvagt Njord has been freshly launched today at Nauta Shiprepair Yard, Poland, marking the first vessel launching at the yard for this year.The partially outfitted OSV features 84 meters in length and over 17 meters in width. Once completed, Esvagt Njord will be dispatched in September to operate at the 400 MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm off Norfolk, UK. There the ship will be providing accommodation and transporting personnel and equipment needed for maintenance of the offshore wind farm.Norway’s Havyard Ship Technology designed the vessel, which will have the capacity to accommodate 40 wind turbine technicians.World Maritime News Staff; Image: Havyardlast_img read more

India begins probe as girl joins IS after claiming she went to

Bindu also said that the family did not know more details such as when she met her husband 32-year-old Bexin, an MBA graduate, who also later converted to Islam. Bindu, who hails from the city, said her 25-year-old daughter Nimisha came along with her husband to her house on May 16 last and on May 18, she received a call from her daughter that she was going to Sri Lanka on some business.“She did not reveal from where she was calling even though I asked her repeatedly,” Bindu said. “I tried to prevent her from proceeding, but it failed,” she said.“I also used to get messages from her till June 4, but after that there was no information about her,” she said.Bindu said her daughter Nimisha was a final year dental student in Kasaragod when she met and got married to a Christian youth, who later converted to Islam along with her. India is investigating claims that a girl claimed she was going to Sri Lanka but had later joined the Islamic State (IS), Bindu, mother of a young pregnant woman, who converted to Islam after marriage and is among a group of 17 people from Kerala suspected to have joined Islamic State (IS), on Sunday met Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and sought investigation into the matter, the Press Trust of India reported. “It cannot be said that all missing persons have joined the IS,” Chennithala said adding, “what I came to know is that the state and Central agencies have started an investigation in the matter.” (Colombo Gazette) They got married in November 2015, Bindu said.Meanwhile, five more families in Kasargod, from where most of the missing persons hail, filed petitions before the Chandra police and sought a probe.Meanwhile, senior Congress leader and Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly, Ramesh Chennithala asked the state government to bring before the people the factual position about the reports on missing persons. “Chief Minister told me that probe in the matter is progressing,” Bindu, who submitted a petition stating that her daughter was missing and sought a probe, said in Thiruvananthapuram. read more