• Short Summary

    THE WORLD'S BIGGEST DEADWEIGHT SUPERTANKER, THE "UNIVERSE IRELAND", WAS RECENTLY COMPLETED AT THE YOKOHAMA SHIPYARD IN JAPAN FOR HER AMERICAN OWNERS.

  • Description

    THE WORLD'S BIGGEST DEADWEIGHT SUPERTANKER, THE "UNIVERSE IRELAND", WAS RECENTLY COMPLETED AT THE YOKOHAMA SHIPYARD IN JAPAN FOR HER AMERICAN OWNERS. DURING THE PAST FEW DAYS, THE TANKER HAS BEEN COMPLETING TRIAL RUNS AND RETURNED YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) TO YOKOHAMA PORT, THE TRIALS WERE HELD OFF ENOSHIMA AND JOGASHIMA ISLANDS.

    THE SUPERTANKER WILL BE OFFICIALLY NAMED NEXT MONTH BEFORE DELIVERED TO HER OWNERS, NATIONAL BULK CARRIERS.

    SOUTHERN IRELAND'S PRIME MINISTER JOHN H. LYNCH WILL PERFORM THE NAMING CEREMONY AND THE VESSEL WILL GO INTO SERVICE INITIALLY ON THE RUN FROM KUWAIT TO BANTRY BAY, IRELAND.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3G9SNJ9LBW5S9SHOU9QI1PY3Z
    Media URN:
    VLVA3G9SNJ9LBW5S9SHOU9QI1PY3Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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