Shipbuilding
Wenchong wins DF boxship again
Containerships, which has been taken over by CMA CGM recently, is likely to order two additional LNG-fueled containerships from a Chinese shipyard. Wenchong Shipyard has recently had a naming ceremony for the third and fourth units of Containe...
2018-10-12 07:19:02
BC Ferries seeking yard for five new ships
Canadian ferry operator BC Ferries is asking yards for EOI (Expressions of Interest). According to foreign media and industry, the operator is looking for five major vessels. The opportunity is opened for all Canadian and overseas yards, while...
2018-10-12 07:18:33
RCL orders three new cruises
New York-listed cruise operator Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) signed MOU with Meyer Werft for two new luxury cruise ships. The Evolution Class newbuildings were ordered by Silversea Cruises, a brand under RCL family, and the first ship will be...
2018-10-12 07:17:51
"Korea to support 200 newbuildings in three years"
Korean government revealed an intention to help the construction of more than 200 ships in the next three years to rebuild its shipping industry. Kim, Young-Choon, The Minister of Oceans and Fisheries commented on October 11 that “through ne...
2018-10-12 07:15:24
Yangzhou Dayang wins 11 BCs
Yangzhou Dayang Shipbuilding, a Chinese shipbuilder in restructuring process, has consecutively been awarded a total of 11 newbuilds. The company has recently won eight 63,500 dwt bulkers from its compatriot AVIC International Leasing. The div...
2018-10-12 07:10:26
Iran plans to build 100 new ships
Iran turns out to have built three Aframax tankers in its domestic shipyards. It is said that the project is a part of the Iranian government's program to build 100 ships in the country. According to foreign medial outlet, the 113,000 dwt tank...
2018-10-11 07:10:44
Zvezda won seven Russian ships
Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex (SSС Zvezda) is recording a rally of newbuilding orders from domestic clients. After the yard secured three Lider-class ice-breakers from the Russian government, it continued to win four OSVs from compatriot gas gi...
2018-10-11 07:07:50
NB tanker caught fire at HSHI
A fire broke out on October 9 at the No.2 dock of Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI), Daebul Industrial Complex, Yeongam, South Jeolla Province, Korea.  During construction of one 154,000 dwt crude carrier, on the day, funnel in the sh...
2018-10-11 07:05:49
Korea swept 65% in September
The Korean shipbuilding industry took the global leading position again in September, winning around 65% of the whole orders (2.52m cgt, 75 units) at 1.63m cgt, 28 units. China took 14% of the market share. According to Clarksons Research, Kor...
2018-10-11 07:05:06
UK granted funding for hydrogen ferry
Innovate UK have granted £430,332 of funding to design and integrate a hydrogen diesel dual fuel injection system onboard a commercial ferry. The hydrogen to be used in the project will be produced by the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) ...
2018-10-10 07:20:35
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