Shipbuilding
CANSI encourages efforts for LNGC
Vessels of a combined 34.58m dwt were delivered from Chinese shipyards in full year 2018, representing a 14% year-on-year decrease, the China Association of the National Shipbuilding Industry (CANSI) announced on January 25.  However, Chi...
2019-01-30 08:20:39
"Korea & LNG were conspicuous in 2018"
Clarkson Research Services has recently released an analysis report that notes gas energy and Korean shipbuilding industry were conspicuous in 2018.   According to the report, the number of LNG carriers ordered last 2018 is 76, up sh...
2019-01-30 08:09:19
2018 NB orders see 14% y-o-y decline
It turned out that, in full year 2018, 1,017 vessels of combined 76.6m dwt and 28.6m cgt were contracted, representing a 14% year-on-year decline in dwt terms. In cgt terms, however, the contracting saw a slight upturn, due in part to increased ...
2019-01-30 08:08:53
Would Korea build Qatar’s new, massive LNG fleet?
President of South Korea, Moon Jae-in met HH Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani of Qatar at the Blue House in a summit on January 28. The Blue House stated that Qatar expressed its intention to order around 60 LNG carriers to Korea. The Blue...
2019-01-29 15:49:08
CSSC Leasing splashes a massive newbuilding deal
CSSC’s financial leasing arm CSSC Leasing has ordered up to 36 new vessels at its sister shipbuilders at over CNY10bn in total, sources told. It is reported that CSSC (Hong Kong) Shipping Leasing has made multiple contracts with CSSC-affilia...
2019-01-29 14:39:40
Hunter raised VLCC option price at DSME
Norwegian owner Hunter Group announced on January 28 that the company and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) have agreed to extend construction options for three VLCCs. With the agreement, Hunter’s option is extended to Febr...
2019-01-29 13:12:03
SHI garners first LNGC deal in 2019
Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) announced on January 29 through a regulatory filing that it has won two 180K LNG carriers from Celsius Tankers worth around KRW419.9bn. The contract spans from January 28, 2019, to August 31, 2021. The contract...
2019-01-29 10:30:57
Damen TSHD build in Portugal
The first hopper dredger entirely built at a Portuguese yard for a Portuguese contractor Recently the Jose Duarte started its first mining job in Lisbon. The trailing suction hopper dredger has been built in Portugal for a Portuguese dredging ...
2019-01-29 08:12:30
"Tanker might be fewer than expected"
While the tanker segment is attracting much attention from the beginning of the year, an analyst said the actual ordering activity might not come up to the expectations. Global Head of Research at Braemar ACM, Henry Curra commented that the fi...
2019-01-29 08:09:29
Qatar eyeing massive fleet expansion
It is understood that Qatar, one of the world’s largest gas producer, is planning to increase its LNG export by yearly 32m tons from 2023 and to export the cargoes, the country is in discussion with major shipbuilding nations, namely Korea, Chi...
2019-01-29 08:08:36
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