24 Oct

Image and Video of the Day: Here There Be Giants

first_imgThe 19,224 TEU MSC Oscar, the largest container ship in the world, is pictured here entering the Port of Rotterdam on Tuesday, March 3.  The 396-meter-long and 59-meter-wide MSC Oscar arrived from Algeciras and will leave for Bremerhaven on Wednesday evening, March 4.On March 9, the ship will return to Rotterdam, where it will be moored at the ECT in the Delta East terminal. After that, the MSC Oscar will leave for the Mediterranean via Felixstowe.”We are very happy with the MSC Oscar’s arrival. Her shipping schedule confirms that Rotterdam is the perfect port for this class of ships: the MSC Oscar will be visiting Rotterdam twice,” said Allard Castelein, CEO of the Port of Rotterdam Authority.last_img read more

8 Oct

Police seek assistance to identify one of Lasanthas assailants

The Police today released a sketch of one of the assailants of journalist Lasantha Wickrematunga and sought public assistance to identify the suspect.The Police media unit said that the sketch was drawn based on information provided by eyewitnesses. The suspect is believed to be around 35 years of age, just over 5 feet tall, fair in complexion with brown eyes.Anyone with reliable information on the suspect can contact 011-2422176, 011-2380380, 071-8305528, 071-8349505, 077-3291500 or 071-8070207. (Colombo Gazette) read more