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The first ship of Tide-Class tankers has arrived in UK

RFA Tidespring, the lead ship of the new Tide-class tankers built for Great Britain by the South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, arrived in the UK on April 2. The tanker was expected to reach UK waters in 2016 for further outfitting but was delayed by electrical design changes and wiring issues.Despite the delays on the first vessel, the UK still expects to have all four tankers delivered by 2018.


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