17 April 2015
The Tokelau Minister of Transport, Hon. Ionatana Galway Iosua O’Brien is visiting the shipyard, accompanied by Mr Simona Mei, to observe progress with the construction and to attend a Pre-Launching Ceremony hosted by Western Marine Shipyard on 16 April. The ceremony’s chief guest is the Bangladesh Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Shahriar Alam. Special Guests are Mr O’Brien, and Mr Stronach, the project’s Technical Adviser.
The Technical Adviser is presently on a Yard visit between 16 April and 24 April. This visit is timed to coincide with the launching of the ship. It also coincides with the visit of the Tokelau Minister of Transport to the yard.