Shipbuilding
STX Shipbuilding to receive an order for two bulkers
South Korea’s STX Shipbuilding on 21 announced that it has received an order for the construction of two bulk carriers for KRW 122.9bn. Shipowner is a Middle East company and the delivery is slated for November 2011.
2008-08-22 10:05:31
Eitzen to order four more bulkers
Oslo-listed Camillo Eitzen has decided to order four more Supramax bulkers at Japanese shipyards. The sizes of the ships are not revealed but they are reportedly under 60,000 DWT. Ship prices are around $50m per vessel and deliveries are slated fo...
2008-08-22 09:53:53
Bohai to receive orders for 14 ships in 1H 2008
China’s Bohai Shipbuilding Heavy Industry has received orders for 14 newbuildings from four shipowners at home and abroad during the first half of this year. According to the data released on 19 from its parent company, the state-owned China Shi...
2008-08-20 13:31:03
Dalian to keep receiving orders for VLCCs
Sanko Steamship (Japan) jointly placed an order with Wah Kwong Shipping (Hong Kong) for the construction of a 300,000-dwt VLCC at Dalian Shipbuilding Industry (China). The construction of the vessel will be completed toward the end of 2011 and the...
2008-08-20 09:29:26
South Korean shipyards to focus on tankers
South Korean shipbuilding companies seem to receive orders mainly for tankers increasingly. As for the six major shipbuilding companies in South Korea, the order amount for tankers (except Product Oil carriers and Chemical tankers) placed at them ...
2008-08-19 15:04:05
SHI to receive an order for a drill ship
South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries on 18 announced that it has received an order for the construction of a drill ship for KRW 729bn. Shipowner is known to be a US company and delivery is scheduled for February 2012.
2008-08-19 09:44:33
STX to receive an order for two VLCCs
South Korea’s STX Shipbuilding announced on 18 that it has received an order for the construction of two VLCCs for KRW 322bn. Ship owner is a European company and delivery is slated for March 2012.
2008-08-19 09:34:47
Ocean to order six more VLCCs
Ocean Tankers (Singapore) has decided to order an additional sextet of VLCCs (Very Large Crude Carriers) at Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipyard (SWS, China). With this, the shipping company now has a total of 12 VLCC new buildings on order at the yard. A...
2008-08-19 09:15:26
KOTC plans to place an order for four VLCCs
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME, South Korea) seems to be going to receive an order for the construction of VLCCs (very large crude carriers) in large quantities from state-owned Kuwait Oil Tanker Co (KOTC), a shipping subsidiary of Ku...
2008-08-18 11:44:23
Aker Yards to receive an order for luxury cruise ships
Aker Yards (a Norway-based shipbuilding company) on 14 announced that it has received an order for the construction of the two luxury cruise ships (90,000 GT) from MSC Cruises (Italy, the third-largest cruise operator in the world). The ships will...
2008-08-18 09:19:36
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