Shipbuilding
Fugro returns to china for gas hydrate research
Fugro announced on February 21 that it has been awarded a contract by Guangzhou Marine Geological Survey (GMGS) for gas hydrate investigation on the Northern Continental Slope of the South China Sea. The contract is valued at approximately US$ 40...
2018-02-23 07:09:17
World’s first LNG-fuelled bulk carrier delivered.
Lloyd’s Register announced on February 21 that Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) and ILSHIN LOGISTICS have successfully delivered the world’s first LNG-fuelled bulk carrier under the dual-class of Lloyd’s Register (LR) and Korean Register. The 50...
2018-02-23 07:08:16
Samkang to provide HHI with blocks
Samkang M&T announced on February 22 that the Korean company signed a contract worth about KRW 11.087bn (around $10.23m) with Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for supplying blocks. The value of the deal amounts to 6.41% of the firm's 2016 sa...
2018-02-23 07:06:42
Orderbook/Fleet ratio dives to 20 year low
It turns out that the global newbuilding orderbook to existing fleet ratio has reached its lowest point in 20 years. Crucial Perspectives reported that the current global fleet stands at around 95,000 ships with about 3,500 units in orderbook,...
2018-02-23 07:06:23
Japan’s January: all bulkers
Japanese shipbuilding industry recorded eight units, 460,000gt (180,000cgt) of order intake in January 2018. In terms of units, the order intake returned to single-digit number in eight months since last year’s May, while it is still yoy 176% i...
2018-02-23 07:05:34
HMD took four feeders from KMTC
Korea Marine Transport Co (KMTC) has ordered four 1,800-teu feeder boxships at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard for delivery in 2019, it is said according to a foreign media. KMTC has sold its last bulker unit in last April to focus on container business...
2018-02-23 07:05:05
OSK-ShipTech designs world’s largest ferry
MSC Group and Onorato Armatori have signed a historical contract with Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) for the order of four luxurious RoPax ferries. OSK-ShipTech is behind the concept design for the largest ferry order ever.  Danis...
2018-02-22 07:17:23
Oshima wins 56K BC trio
Oshima Shipbuilding of Japan turns out to have won three new 56,000 dwt bulkers from its compatriot Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL). The Handymax vessels are slated for delivery in 2021, according to industrial sources. With the order, MOL has retur...
2018-02-22 07:11:27
HHI won domestic VLCCs?
It is said that Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) won a contract for two new VLCCs from H-Line Shipping. According to industry and foreign media, two parties signed a contract for two 300,000-dwt VLCCs with a delivery schedule in late 2019 withou...
2018-02-22 07:09:35
Three pillars of Korea have thinner orderbook
Global newbuilding orderbook recorded 197m-dwt (76.5m cgt, 3,110 units) at the end of January, which is the lowest in terms of units since October 2003, and also 3% decrease from last month in terms of units and dwt. As of the end of January, ...
2018-02-22 07:08:36
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