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Singapore’s ambition for global maritime hub
To continue growing the maritime cluster and capturing new opportunities, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) announced on March 7 that it will strengthen the connectivity and inter-linkages of Singapore’s maritime cluster, build...
2018-03-12 05:55:38
Oshima to develop green marine fuel
Japanese yard Oshima Shipbuilding is planning to come up with a new green fuel to respond to future environmental regulations. According to foreign media and industry, the yard is developing "Super Eco Fuel," combining refinery byproduct and n...
2018-03-12 05:48:05
South Gyeongsang has emergency meeting
Right after the Korean government decided to keep two financially-troubled mid-sized shipbuilders Sungdong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering and STX Offshore & Shipbuilding afloat by downsizing them, on March 8, South Gyeongsang Province ...
2018-03-12 05:47:07
ClassNK reorganized itself with new leaders
ClassNK announced the following three items decided at the meetings of the Council and Board of Directors held on 6 March 2018.   [ClassNK Executive Officers Election, 6 March 2018] ClassNK’s currently serving Executive Officers have be...
2018-03-09 07:15:46
New passenger ship leader of BV
Bureau Veritas announced on March 6 that it has appointed Andreas Ullrich as Global Market Leader, Passenger Ships & Ferries. This is a key role involved from the concept stages through the operational life of projects helping ensure that cli...
2018-03-09 07:14:16
RIMS appoints new Director
Kang Byung-yoon, the new director of Research Institute of Medium&Small Shipbuilding (RIMS) assumes office on March 9. Kang graduated from the Department of Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering of Pusan National University and contin...
2018-03-09 07:08:09
Kim & Chang protects Korean shipyard
Kim & Chang, the largest law firm in Korea, has recently won 'Korea Legal Awards 2018' for the company's efforts to protect its compatriot shipyard against foreign shipowner's claim for returning advances received.  Five lawyers at Kim ...
2018-03-07 07:12:27
Two-digit growth of Korean ship export
In February, Korea exported $44.88bn, which is yoy 4.0% increase. The import was $41.57bn, which means yoy 14.8% increase. Korea posted a trade surplus of $3.31bn in February, which is 73rd  consecutive month of profit. February stand fir...
2018-03-06 07:00:54
Bureau Veritas launches world-wide e-certification
Bureau Veritas announced on February 28 that it is now issuing both classification and statutory e-certificates following successful pilots with ship owners and flag states. Bureau Veritas digital certificates may now be issued on behalf of 52 fl...
2018-03-05 07:04:43
Results of consulting STX·Sungdong submitted soon
It is said that results from the due diligence and consulting on STX Offshore & Shipbuilding and Sungdong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, which has been conducted since early this year, will be submitted to the Korean government on Mar...
2018-03-05 06:59:14
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