|New slurry vessel 'Taharoa Destiny' delivered|
|Friday, 18 May 2012 11:22|
Last week the 'Taharoa Destiny', a new 175,000 DWT class vessel dedicated to the transport of ironsand slurry, was delivered to NYK.
The ship was built at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.’s (MHI) Nagasaki Shipyard and Machinery Works. At the naming ceremony held on May 9, BlueScope Steel Minerals president Christopher Fogarty and his wife, BlueScope Steel Minerals vice-president Derek Charge and his wife, MHI president Hideaki Omiya and his wife, NYK president Yasumi Kudo, and NYK corporate officer Kazuo Ogasawara joined a number of others in attendance to celebrate the maiden voyage of the vessel to Taharoa, New Zealand.
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