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Thursday, April 18, 2024
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Shipbuilding

Biden Administration Launches Probe into China’s Unfair Shipbuilding Practices

The United States Trade Representative (USTR) has announced the launch of an investigation into alleged unfair trade practices by China in the shipbuilding,

31 mins ago
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Monday, April 15, 2024
Department of Interior officials tour Dominion Energy’s wind turbine installation vessel Charybdis under construction at the Seatrium AmFELS shipyard in Brownsville, Texas, March 20, 2024. Photo courtesy BOEM
Offshore

First US-Built Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Launched in Texas

Virginia-based energy company Dominion Energy has announced the launch of the first U.S.-built and Jones Act-compliant offshore wind turbine installation

April 15, 2024
Total Views: 2807

Illustration of Kalypso's Jones Act-compliant offshore wind cable layer
Offshore

Kalypso and Royal IHC to Build First Jones Act-Compliant Offshore Wind Cable Layer

Emerging U.S. offshore wind contractor, Kalypso Offshore Energy, has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with maritime technology leader, Royal IHC, to construct

April 15, 2024
Total Views: 1281

Friday, April 12, 2024
Congressional Budget Office Estimates Higher Costs for New Navy Landing Ships
Shipbuilding

Congressional Budget Office Estimates Higher Costs for New Navy Landing Ships

The U.S. Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has projected the construction of 18 medium landing ships for the U.S. Navy to cost anywhere from two to three times

April 12, 2024
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Defense

Worker Shortage Hobbles Construction of U.S. Navy Frigates

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — The shipyard producing the US Navy’s new frigate has been hobbled by a failure to “achieve engineering and skilled

April 12, 2024
Total Views: 4522

Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro visits Hanwha Ocean shipyard in Geoje, Republic of Korea, Feb. 27, 2024. U.S. Navy Photo
Defense

Navy Secretary Del Toro Calls for Modernization and Expansion of Domestic Shipbuilding

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Carlos Del Toro underscored the urgent need for modernization and expansion in the domestic shipbuilding industry during his

April 9, 2024
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Wednesday, April 3, 2024
Wartsila to Deliver its First Ammonia Ship Engine in Early 2025
Shipbuilding

Wartsila to Deliver its First Ammonia Ship Engine in Early 2025

SINGAPORE, April 3 (Reuters) – Ship engine manufacturer Wartsila expects to deliver its first ammonia-fueled engine on a new vessel in early 2025,

April 3, 2024
Total Views: 1627

Tuesday, April 2, 2024
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (Jan 26, 2022) — Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro participates in a media interview during a shipyard tour at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss., Jan. 26, 2022. U.S. Navy Photo
Defense

U.S. Navy Shipbuilding Running Behind Schedule

By Mike Stone WASHINGTON, April 2 (Reuters) – Virginia-class submarines, an aircraft carrier and frigates being built for the

April 2, 2024
Total Views: 2681

Sunday, March 31, 2024
Shipyard of Hyundai Heavy Industries
Shipbuilding

QatarEnergy To Charter 19 New LNG Vessels Expanding Fleet Further

By Andrew Mills DOHA, March 31 (Reuters) – QatarEnergy QATPE.UL CEO Saad Al Kaabi announced on Sunday that the company has finalised

March 31, 2024
Total Views: 744

Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Coast Guard Reports Limited Progress on Prototype Modules for Polar Security Cutter
Defense

Coast Guard Reports Limited Progress on Prototype Modules for Polar Security Cutter

By Malte Humpert (gCaptain) – Just days after securing funding in the FY 2025 budget to acquire a commercial icebreaker, the U.S. Coast Guard says it has

March 27, 2024
Total Views: 3123

Thursday, March 21, 2024
Commercial dock at the Port of Suva, Fiji's largest port. Photo: EA Given / Shutterstock.com
Shipbuilding

Fiji to Sign Ports Deal with Australia in Shipbuilding Boost

SYDNEY, March 21 (Reuters) – Fiji will strike a deal with Australia to upgrade ports and shipbuilding infrastructure, months after its prime minister

March 21, 2024
Total Views: 767

Wednesday, March 13, 2024
A cargo ship is moored in the Port of Long Beach while cranes retrieve cargo containers from the ship
Shipbuilding

Labor Unions Propose Fees on Chinese-Built Ships Calling at U.S. Ports

US Labor unions are calling for a fee to be imposed on vessels constructed in China that dock at US ports in response to what they perceive as unfair

March 13, 2024
Total Views: 3547

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during his visit in Philly Shipyard in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., July 20, 2023. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
Shipbuilding

Biden Eyes Chinese Shipbuilding Subsidies as Tensions Simmer

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — US President Joe Biden pledged to look into a petition from a group of unions asking his administration to review

March 13, 2024
Total Views: 2073

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

US Labor Unions Call for Investigation Into China’s Unfair Shipbuilding Practices

The United Steelworkers Union (USW) has spearheaded a group of labor organizations to file a Section 301 petition urging the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)

March 12, 2024
Total Views: 5558

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro visits Hanwha Ocean shipyard in Geoje, Republic of Korea, Feb. 27, 2024. U.S. Navy Photo
Defense

Navy Secretary Del Toro Pursuing Korean Investment to Help Revitalize American Shipbuilding

U.S. Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro met with top shipbuilding executives in Korea this week, visiting two of the world’s largest and most

February 28, 2024
Total Views: 4787

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

February 27, 2024
Total Views: 2112

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
Total Views: 4234

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
Total Views: 1049

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
Total Views: 2076

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
Total Views: 1288
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