US international shipping company American President Lines (APL) has announced plans to resume operations after 20 years through Sudan’s coastal port of Port Sudan, break, local newspapers recent report.
MV London Fusilier built by Austin & Pickersgill, South Dock, Sunderland for London & Overseas Freighters & completed '72. 9,210GWT, length 462.5ft, beam 70ft, service speed 14.5Kts.11/10/79 sold to Chian Chiao Shipping Private Ltd.' ('Chiao'), of Singapore & renamed MV New Whale. '85 sold to Well World Navigation S.A.', of Hong Kong 7 renamed MV Her Loong. 11/05/87 whilst unloading peppermint oil & methanol crystals caught alight and declared total loss.Scrapped 7/87 at Valencia, Spain