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Hanjin delivers new vessel to foreign client

- Ric Sapnu, (The Philippine Star) - September 3, 2012 - 12:00am

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT, Philippines – Hanjin Heavy Industry and Construction Co., Ltd. Philippines Inc. (HHIC-Phil) delivered another vessel named M/V RTM cartier to a multinational client.

HHIC-Phil. president Jin Kyu Ahn commended the collaborative efforts and professionalism of those involved in the successful completion of the vessel. “This new ship is equipped with modern technology and embodied the excellent craftsmanship of Hanjin shipyard’s Filipino workforce,” Ahn noted.

This is the second vessel delivered to Rio Tinto as it also purchased its first vessel from Hanjin, the M/V Cook.

Rio Tinto Marine is headquartered in Melbourne with worldwide representation. It currently employs 85 shipping professionals. Principal offices are located in London, Singapore & Montreal with representative offices in Brisbane, Denver, Gladstone, Phalaborwa, Tokyo and Voreppe.

Rio Tinto’s top executive Michael Harvey said in a statement that the British-Australian company is a leader in finding, mining and processing the earth’s mineral resources. The group’s worldwide operations supply essential minerals and metals that help to meet global needs and contribute to improvements in living standards “

Harvey said that seaborne transportation is an important aspect of Rio Tinto’s business and that bulk cargoes exported from the group’s operations total nearly 245 million tons per annum, which represents about 10 percent of the world’s seaborne dry bulk trade.

AHN HANJIN HANJIN HEAVY INDUSTRY AND CONSTRUCTION CO JIN KYU AHN MICHAEL HARVEY PHILIPPINES INC RIO TINTO RIO TINTO MARINE TOKYO AND VOREPPE V COOK
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