Friday, April 30, 2021
Shipbuilding

CMA CGM Orders 22 Containerships at CSSC

French container shipping group CMA CGM has announced a new order for 22 ships ranging in size and fuel type. The order was placed with China State Shipbuilding Corporation with...

April 30, 2021
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Monday, April 19, 2021
Shipbuilding

Bollinger Acquires Gulf Island Fabrication’s Houma Shipyard

Bollinger Shipyards announced today it has acquired the shipyard facilities of Gulf Island Fabrication (NASDAQ:GIFI). Lockport, Lousianna-based Bollinger Shipyards is a leading privately-held designer and builder of steel military and...

April 19, 2021
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Shipbuilding

Crowley Unveils Fully-Electric Tug for U.S. Market

Crowley Engineering Services has released the design details for the first fully-electric tugboat with autonomous capability for the U.S. market. Crowley is promoting the design as a sustainable and high-performing...

April 19, 2021
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Friday, April 9, 2021
Shipbuilding

VARD to Design and Build Three SOVs for Dogger Bank Wind Farm

Norwegian shipbuilder VARD has secured a contract for the design and construction of three Service Operation Vessels (SOVs) to operate at the Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the North Sea...

April 9, 2021
Total Views: 1639

Monday, April 5, 2021
cssc Guangzhou Shipyard
Shipbuilding

China State Shipbuilding Discloses $1.5 Billion Newbuild Order for 13 Big Containerships

China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) says it has landed its single-largest containership order valued at over $1.5 billion. CSSC did not disclose the buyer but reports indicate the order was...

April 5, 2021
Total Views: 16302

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
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Cruise Ships

Meyer Werft Wins Cruise Industry’s First Newbuild Order Since COVID-19

German cruise ship builder Meyer Werft has signed a contract for the construction of a new cruise ship marking the first newbuilding order in the sector since the start COVID-19...

March 31, 2021
Total Views: 3382

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
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Shipbuilding

Seaspan Adds Six 15,500 TEU Containerships to Newbuild Orderbook

Seaspan Corporation, a leading owner and operator of containerships, is adding to its newbuild order book with an order for six 15,500 TEU containerships. The order brings Seaspan’s total of...

March 30, 2021
Total Views: 2711

Friday, March 26, 2021
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Shipbuilding

Ever Given’s Operator Orders 20 New Ultra-Large Ships at Samsung Heavy Industries

Taiwanese container shipping company Evergreen Marine Corporation has confirmed an order for 20 more ultra-large containerships at Samsung Heavy Industries as salvors continue to try to refloat the Evergreen-chartered MV...

March 26, 2021
Total Views: 6901

Thursday, March 25, 2021
Maersk Megaship Shipyard Build
Shipbuilding

Orders for Mega Containerships Rise Despite Suez Crisis

How big is too big? By Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) A huge container ship blocking one of the world’s busiest waterways has done little to deter shipping companies from ordering similarly...

March 25, 2021
Total Views: 2219

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
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Shipbuilding

Evergreen to Order Twenty 15,000 TEU Containerships

Taiwanese shipping company Evergreen Marine Corporation (EMC) has announced plans to build twenty containerships of 15,000 TEU capacity each. The order was approved by the Board of Directors of Greencompass...

March 23, 2021
Total Views: 9813

rolls-royce-bergen-engine
Defense

Norway Blocks Bergen Engines Sale to Russians

By Terje Solsvik OSLO, March 23 (Reuters) – Norway will block Rolls-Royce from selling a Norwegian maritime engine maker to a Russian company on national security grounds, its justice minister...

March 23, 2021
Total Views: 3224

Monday, March 22, 2021
qatar lng ship
Shipbuilding

Qatar Launches Shipowner Tender for Massive Future LNG Carrier Fleet

Qatar Petroleum has invited ship owners to participate in a tender for the long-term time charter of up to 100 LNG carriers that the company will require for its planned...

March 22, 2021
Total Views: 4895

Thursday, March 18, 2021
dominion energy wind turbine installation vessel
Offshore

Kongsberg to Equip First U.S.-Built Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Kongsberg Maritime has received $40 million contract to supply equipment for the first Wind Turbine Installation Vessel being built in the United States. The WTIV is under construction at the...

March 18, 2021
Total Views: 4649

Thursday, March 11, 2021
tanker at sea
Environment

Shell to Charter 10 New VLCCs Powered by Liquefied Natural Gas

Shell will charter ten new Very Large Crude Carriers powered by liquefied natural gas as the energy giant seeks to reduce carbon emissions from its crude oil tanker fleet. Long-term...

March 11, 2021
Total Views: 4221

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Shipbuilding

Crowley’s Alaska-Bound 55,000-Barrel Petroleum Barge Launched at Greenbrier

Crowley’s new 55,000-barrel double-hulled petroleum barge has been launched at Greenbrier Marine in Portland, Oregon. The Jones Act-compliant barge, named Qamun, has been specifically designed for the Alaska fuels market....

March 9, 2021
Total Views: 3545

Monday, March 8, 2021
Shipbuilding

Has the Time Come to Rethink Shipping and Ship Design?

By Captain Laura Kovary – Almost every global supply chain has been affected during the Covid-19 pandemic with high demand for some products, delays caused by both truck and longshore...

March 8, 2021
Total Views: 9132

Environment

Stena Bulk Unveils Innovative Modular Bulk Carrier Design

Tanker shipping company Stena Bulk has become the latest to unveil a radical new ship design that the company says challenges conventional thinking around efficiency and carbon-reduction in shipping. The...

March 8, 2021
Total Views: 11709

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Shipbuilding

Huntington Ingalls Industries Selects Kari Wilkinson to Lead Ingalls Shipbuilding Division

The Board of Directors of Huntington Ingalls Industries, the nation’s leading military shipbuilder, has elected Kari Wilkinson to serve as executive vice president of HII and president of HII’s Ingalls...

March 8, 2021
Total Views: 1316

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
SUISO-FRONTIER-hydrogen-tanker
Environment

Kawasaki Heavy Delays Departure of Suiso Frontier, The World’s First Dedicated Hydrogen Tanker

By Yuka Obayashi (Reuters) – Kawasaki Heavy Industries expects shipment of its first cargo of liquefied hydrogen from Australia to Japan could be delayed until the summer due to the pandemic,...

March 3, 2021
Total Views: 3672

Thursday, February 25, 2021
Shipbuilding

Leidos to Acquire Famed Naval Architecture Firm Gibbs & Cox for $380 Million

Defense contractor Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has announced a definitive agreement to acquire U.S.-based naval architecture firm Gibbs & Cox for $380 million in cash. The acquisition was revealed this week...

February 25, 2021
Total Views: 3177