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Tuesday, February 27, 2024
An illustration of Wallenius Wilhelmsen's "The Shaper Class" pure car and truck carriers. Illustration courtesy Wallenius Wilhelmsen
Shipbuilding

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Continues Fleet Expansion with Four More Eco-Friendly ‘Shaper’ Class Car Carriers

Oslo-based roll-on/roll-off shipping company, Wallenius Wilhelmsen, has announced the expansion of its fleet with the addition of four new next-generation

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Sunday, February 25, 2024
Laden crude oil tanker approaches the port of Qingdao, China in the morning fog. Photo credit: Shutterstock/Igor Grochev
Shipbuilding

Shortage Of Oil Tankers At Hand As Red Sea Attacks Divert Trade

By Sharon Cho and Alex Longley Feb 24, 2024(Bloomberg) –Longstanding warnings from the oil tanker industry that too few of the ships are being built

February 25, 2024
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Monday, February 19, 2024
Illustration of the world's first methanol-powered Construction Support Vessel
Environment

Norwegian Shipowners Partner on World’s First Methanol-Powered Subsea and Offshore Wind Vessel

Norwegian shipowners Eidesvik Offshore and Agalas are partnering on the construction an innovative Construction Support Vessel (CSV) designed for subsea and

February 19, 2024
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Thursday, February 15, 2024
CMA CGM Mermaid. Photo courtesy CMA CGM
Shipbuilding

CMA CGM Takes Delivery of Novel LNG-Fueled Feeder Ship

French shipping group CMA CGM has taken delivery of the CMA CGM Mermaid, the first in a series of ten 2,000 TEU container ships powered by Liquefied Natural

February 15, 2024
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Deltamarin and BAR Technologies unveil a new wind-optimized hull and superstructure
Environment

Deltamarin and BAR Technologies Unveil Wind-Optimized Hull Design

Deltamarin and BAR Technologies have joined forces to introduce a new wind-optimized hull design equipped with rigid sails. The new Aframax/LRII design, known

February 15, 2024
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Tuesday, February 13, 2024
mardis gras lng bunkering
Cruise Ships

Carnival Corporation Orders First Newbuild in Five Years

Carnival Corporation, the world’s leading cruise company, has announced its first newbuild order since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company on

February 13, 2024
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Wednesday, January 24, 2024
Officials pose for a picture in front of HMM Garnett
Shipbuilding

HMM Takes Delivery of ‘HMM Garnet’, First in New Series of LNG-Ready Containerships

South Korean shipping company HMM has announced the delivery of the HMM Garnet, the first in a series of twelve 13,000 TEU containerships. The ship, which is

January 24, 2024
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Wednesday, January 17, 2024
Joint design image by Yangzijiang Shipbuilding representing 6 of the vessels. Image courtesy Ocean Network Express
Shipbuilding

ONE Orders First Methanol-Fueled Ships

Ocean Network Express (ONE), the world’s sixth-largest container carrier, has placed orders for the construction twelve 13,000 TEU methanol dual-fuel

January 17, 2024
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Friday, January 12, 2024
Airbus design from Deltamarin and LDA. Photo courtesy of Deltamarin.
Shipbuilding

Deltamarin to Design New Eco-Friendly Vessels for Louis Dreyfus Armateurs

Deltamarin has been selected to design three new vessels for Airbus aircraft subassembly transportation.  Deltamarin is working with Louis Dreyfus

January 12, 2024
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Wednesday, January 10, 2024
MSC Tessa, one of the world's largest containerships, under construction at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding in Shanghai, China. Photo courtesy CSSC.
Shipbuilding

Record Wave of New Containerships Expected to Push Global Fleet Above 30 Million TEU

The global containership fleet is set to exceed the 30-million TEU mark for the first time in history in 2024, as a wave of new containerships hit the water,

January 10, 2024
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Friday, January 5, 2024
Illustration of the CSOVs. Image courtesy Ulstein Verft
Offshore

Ulstein Secures Order for Wind Farm CSOVs from J.P. Morgan

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein has announced that it has received an order for two wind farm Construction Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) from institutional

January 5, 2024
Total Views: 2661

Wednesday, January 3, 2024
An illustration of the 400 class Multi-Purpose Support Vessels (MPSVs). Image courtesy Hornbeck Offshore via Eastern Shipbuilding
Offshore

Eastern Shipbuilding to Complete Construction of High-Spec Offshore Vessels for Hornbeck

Eastern Shipbuilding Group has announced a contract to complete the construction of two ultra high-spec 400 class Multi-Purpose Support Vessels (MPSVs) for

January 3, 2024
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Tuesday, December 12, 2023
X-Press Feeders' first dual-fuel ship, Eco Maestro. Photo courtesy X-Press Feeders
Environment

X-Press Feeders Reveals First Green Methanol-Powered Ship

Singapore-based X-Press Feeders is providing new details on its first dual-fuel vessels powered by green methanol. The company aims to create “green

December 12, 2023
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Monday, December 11, 2023
An illustration for the VARD 9 15 design cable layer and construction vessel for Toyo Construction. Image courtesy VARD
Shipbuilding

VARD Signs Contract for Customized Hybrid Cable Layer with Toyo Construction

Norwegian shipbuilder VARD, a subsidiary of Italian shipbuilding group Fincantieri, has announced that it has signed a $200 million contract with Japanese

December 11, 2023
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Thursday, December 7, 2023
An illustration of Deltamarin's 11,000 CEU car carrier design
Shipbuilding

World’s Largest Car Carrier Design Receives Approval in Principle

Naval architecture firm Deltamarin has received Approval in Principle (AiP) from DNV for the design of a 11,000 CEU pure car and truck carriers (PCTCs), making

December 7, 2023
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Tuesday, December 5, 2023
PCTC Signing. Image courtesy CNW Group/Atlas Corp.
Shipbuilding

Seaspan Orders Up to Ten LNG-Fueled Car Carriers, Expanding Into New Market

Seaspan Corporation, a leading containership owner and operator, is venturing into the car carrier market with an order for up to ten large LNG-fueled Pure Car

December 5, 2023
Total Views: 1667

An illustration of the world's first ammonia-fueled bulk carrier. Image courtesy WinGD
Environment

World’s First Ammonia-Fueled Bulk Carrier Project Moves Forward

Two-stroke ship engine manufacturer WinGD is moving forward with plans with introduce the world’s first ammonia-fuelled bulk carriers with Belgian bulk

December 5, 2023
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Thursday, November 30, 2023
Eneti offshore wind turbine installation vessel
Shipbuilding

Eneti Secures Green Loan for Newbuild Wind Turbine Installation Vessels

Eneti Inc. (NYSE: NETI) announced today that it has successfully executed a senior secured green term loan facility worth up to $436.0 million. The loan will

November 30, 2023
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Wednesday, November 29, 2023
The Damen SOV 7017 E design with offshore charging capability. Image courtesy Damen
Offshore

Damen Launches Fully-Electric SOV with Offshore Charging Capability

Damen Shipyards Group has unveiled a fully electric Service Operations Vessel (SOV) equipped with offshore charging capabilities, harnessing electricity

November 29, 2023
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Wednesday, November 22, 2023
oil tanker
Shipbuilding

Engine Ordered for World’s First Methanol-Powered VLCC

China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES), a subsidiary of China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI), has placed an order for the first dual-fuel methanol engine in

November 22, 2023
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