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Newbuilding Price Index reclaims 130pt level
Newbuilding Price Index by Clarksons reclaimed 130pt level in September 2018, continuing its recovery from July’s 128pt and August’s 129pt. The Index has been showing steady growth since March 2017 when it bottomed at 121pt, and it is in two ...
2018-10-12 16:59:33
Global orderbook slightly increased
It seems 2018 will see the least newbuilding deliveries in 12 years.   George Warner, a researcher at Clarkson Research, expected that 2018 would see 80.7m dwt of newbuildings delivered, which is only 49% level compared to 2011’s record ...
2018-09-21 14:49:19
Japan ship export doubles yoy in August
Japan's new export ship orders stand at 21 units of a combined 1.53m gt (590,000 cgt) in total last August, soaring by 100% year-on-year in terms of gt. The number, which showed a weak trend in Q2 and July suddenly turn around. According to th...
2018-09-21 14:48:54
"BC order intakes saw 60% upturn"
For the eight months to August 31, 2018, global bulker contracting has seen a 60% year-on-year increase with Ultramax units as the center.  Of global shipbuilders' bulker order intakes, during the same period, Ultramax vessel orders have ...
2018-09-21 14:48:35
"Delivery records the low in 12 years"
It seems 2018 will see the least newbuilding deliveries in 12 years.   George Warner, a researcher at Clarkson Research, expected that 2018 would see 80.7m dwt of newbuildings delivered, which is only 49% level compared to 2011’s record ...
2018-09-21 14:48:17
'Ship prices showing steady improvement'
The Korean shipbuilding industry swept 42% (540,000cgt, 10 units) of the newbuilding orders in August, claiming top place four months in a row. According to Clarksons Research, Korea is leading the world also in the accumulated numbers. New...
2018-09-14 17:35:26
Japan lowers steel demand from shipbuilders
The Japan Shipbuilders' Association (SAJ) turns out to have lowered its forecasts for steel demand in its compatriot shipbuilding industry.  The association has recently expected that its member shipbuilders will need ordinary carbon stee...
2018-09-14 17:35:03
Korea topped in August NB orders
10 units of 540,000 cgt have been reported contracted at Korean yards last August, sporting a big lead over Chinese (14 units of 320,000 cgt) and Japanese ones (eight units of 180,000 cgt). With this, according to Clarksons Research, Korean ya...
2018-09-14 17:34:42
Korean ship exports' downturn continued
Korea logged $51.2bn (8.7% y-o-y increase) of the export result, with $44.3bn of imports (9.2% y-o-y increase) and $6.9bn surplus in balance of trade (for 79th consecutive months) in August.  The Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy (M...
2018-09-07 16:58:03
Japan's poor export ship orders continued
Japan's new export ship orders stands at 18 units of a combined 580,000 gt (300,000 cgt) in total last July, down by 41% year-on-year in terms of gt. Shipyards in the country has seen poor order intakes from the second quarter after showing an up...
2018-08-31 17:25:15
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