zoom The charterer EMGS ASA has today declared the second of the originally 3 x 12 months options as per charter party dated 13.10.2006 for SV Boa Thalassa.The vessel is therefore on firm contract up to 15th of December 2015, with another 1 x 12 months option remaining.SV BOA THALASSA, of MT 6007 design, is one of the world’s first custom built vessels for seabed logging operations to detect hydrocarbons beneath the seabed.The ship’s length overall is 80,35 m with a beam of 16,40m. Deadweight is approx. 3000 tonnes.BOA, November 29, 2013
At an audience that followed the presentation, the new High Commissioner among other matters, briefed the Governor General on recent developments in Sri Lanka, including the Presidential and General Elections, and the emergence of a consensus based political culture in the country characterized by an all-inclusive approach. This he said included an engagement with the large Sri Lankan diaspora around the world comprising all communities. Governor General David Johnston among other matters said “High Commissioner Jawad, welcome to Canada for this latest posting in your distinguished diplomatic career”.He further stated “Dating back 60 years, Canada and Sri Lanka’s long-standing relationship stems from our shared Commonwealth heritage. It’s also anchored by our strong people-to-people ties: the Sri Lankan diaspora in Canada is estimated to number between 250,000 and 300,000 people”. The Governor General noted that “These relationships are a wonderful basis upon which to deepen our friendship and work together to build peace and prosperity in our respective countries. Canada looks forward to a bright future working with Sri Lanka”. (Colombo Gazette) Canada says it looks forward to working with the new Sri Lankan Government and deepen the friendship between both countries.Ahmed A. Jawad presented his Credentials as Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Governor General David Johnston of Canada at a ceremony held at the Rideau Hall in Ottawa yesterday (Thursday). High Commissioner Jawad recalled the historically warm relations between the two countries based on commonwealth ties and values and elaborated on the commercial, economic and investment prospects in the country. He welcomedthe Canadian government and private sector to be part of Sri Lanka’s development drive.