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Japanese ship export drew a heavy-tail graph in 2018
It turned out that Japanese yards’ orderbook had shrunk in 2018 compared to 2017. They took new export orders for 20 ships of 1.3m gt, 470,000-cgt in December 2018, which is yoy 154% increase in terms of gt. The Japan Ship Exporters' Associa...
2019-01-25 16:31:39
"77m dwt ordered, 80m dwt delivered in 2018"
The global shipping market saw an overall recovery trend last 2018. Steve Gordon, Managing Director of Clarksons Research, noted through the '2018 Shipping Market Review' that there were improvements in most part of the market, saying, "ClarkSea ...
2019-01-18 16:24:02
Korea seized 44% of 2018 NB deals
The Korean shipbuilding industry claimed the global top shipbuilder title in 2018, sweeping more than 40% of newbuilding deals. Clarksons Research data showed that Korean yards took 44.2% of the total NB deals for 263 ships, 12.63m cgt ($25.9b...
2019-01-11 16:32:05
[Feature]Looking back at 2018: Korean yards' scoreboard
2018 was a year that Korea reclaimed the global no.1 place in shipbuilding world with order rallies in large gas carrier segment, mid and large-sized tanker segment, and containership segment. It seems the shipbuilding industry had continued its ...
2019-01-04 16:26:03
Big3 ruled Korean shipbuilding industry
During November, global shipyards have won 83 units, 5.2m dwt of newbuilding contracts. It makes the total global tally by November 935 units, 69.7m dwt (26m cgt), which means yoy 13% decrease in terms of annualized dwt. Clarkson Research data...
2018-12-21 16:52:34
Improved November for Japanese shipbuilders
Japanese shipyards had experienced an improved November compared to September and October. According to the Japan Ship Exporters' Association (JSEA), their new export ship orders stand at 27 units of a combined 1.41m gt (670,000 cgt) in total ...
2018-12-21 16:52:14
Can 2018 NB orderbook see y-o-y growth?
International newbuilding orderbook recorded 203.5m dwt (78.9m cgt, 3,098 units) at the end of November this year, representing a slight downturn against a year ago. Of the current orderbook, 53% in dwt terms is scheduled to be delivered in 2019....
2018-12-21 16:51:32
"Need to take note of Capesize, LNGC and MR1"
VesselsValue has recently announced its analysis on the demand and supply of three ship types which are worth paying attention to next year.  The analysts of VesselsValue, a shipping vessel database service, pointed Capesize bulker, large...
2018-12-21 16:51:11
Korea poised to top in 2018 NB orders
Korean shipbuilding industry has been awarded newbuildings of 10.90m cgt for the 11 months to November 30, 2018, extending its lead over No. 2 Chinese shipyards to over 2m cgt. which is poised to reclaim the top new order spot in seven years.&nbs...
2018-12-14 16:37:45
Ship export increased in November
The Korean industry exported $51.92bn (yoy 4.5% increase), imported $46.78bn (11.4% increase), earning $5.14bn, recording 82nd consecutive profitable month in November. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) explained that last Nov...
2018-12-07 16:43:43
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