Wednesday, July 17, 2019
philly shipyard
Maritime News

Shipbuilding and Repair Work Dries Up at Philly Shipyard

All shipbuilding and repair work has completely dried up at Philly Shipyard following the delivery of the second of two container ships for Matson back in March as the shipbuilder...

July 17, 2019
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Monday, July 1, 2019
cssc Guangzhou Shipyard
Maritime News

China’s Two Biggest Shipbuilders Plan Merger

HONG KONG, July 1 (Reuters) – China’s two largest shipbuilders are planning to merge, their listed arms said in separate exchange filings on Monday, the latest to join a wave...

July 1, 2019
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Friday, June 28, 2019
New Journey VLCC
Maritime News

China Delivers First ‘Smart’ VLCC

China’s largest shipbuilder Dalian Shipbuilding Industries (DSIC) has delivered what it says is the world’s first “smart” Very Large Crude Oil Carrier to China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES). The 308,000...

June 28, 2019
Total Views: 9

CCGS Sir John Franklin
Maritime News

Seaspan Delivers First Large Vessel Built Under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy

British Columbia-based Seaspan Shipyards has delivered the first Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel (OFSV), the CCGS Sir John Franklin, to the Canadian Coast Guard. The CCGS Sir John Franklin is the...

June 28, 2019
Total Views: 7

Thursday, June 27, 2019
oil tanker photo
Maritime News

Bahri Commits to VLCCs a Saudi Arabia’s New King Salman Maritime Complex

Saudi Arabian shipping company Bahri has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the construction of the first VLCCs at the new King Salman Complex for International Maritime Industries (IMI) and...

June 27, 2019
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Wednesday, June 26, 2019
offshore rig
Maritime News

Abu Dhabi Rig Builder Plans Expansion Into Offshore Wind Power

By Mahmoud Habboush (Bloomberg) –An Abu Dhabi-based company that builds drilling platforms for oil giant Saudi Aramco plans to diversify into renewable energy by supplying gear for offshore wind farms....

June 26, 2019
Total Views: 3

Monday, June 17, 2019
Maritime News

Atlantic Towing Orders Hybrid Battery-Powered PSV

Canada-based Atlantic Towing has entered into a contract with Norwegian ship technology group Havyard for the purchase of a state-of-the-art hybrid battery-powered platform supply vessel for delivery in April 2020....

June 17, 2019
Total Views: 4

Monday, June 3, 2019
Environment

Damen to Build Two LNG-Battery Hybrid Ferries for Seaspan

Dutch shipbuilder Damen has been awarded a contract to build two hybrid LNG/battery-powered roll-on/roll-off ferries for British Columbia-based Seaspan Ferries. The vessels will be constructed at Damen’s shipyard in Mangalia,...

June 3, 2019
Total Views: 2

Monday, May 20, 2019
debeers diamond mining ship mafuta
Maritime News

Damen Starts Construction on World’s Largest Diamond Mining Ship

Dutch shipbuilding group Damen Shipyards has started construction on a new offshore diamond mining vessel for a unit of De Beers in Namibia. De Beers Marine Namibia (aka Debmarine Namibia),...

May 20, 2019
Total Views: 52

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Uljanik shipyard Pula
Maritime News

Facing Death, a Former European Shipbuilding Hub Turns to China

By James Gomez and Jasmina Kuzmanovic (Bloomberg) — Its portholes without glass and covered in rust and seagull guano, the Santiago I tanker sits moored in the Adriatic Sea abandoned...

May 2, 2019
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Thursday, April 25, 2019
Hanjin Philippines shipyard
Maritime News

Philippines Won’t Bar Chinese Proposals for Hanjin Heavy Shipyard Takeover

By Neil Jerome Morales and Karen Lema MANILA, April 25 (Reuters) – All offers from potential buyers of a strategically located but debt-laden Philippine shipyard will be welcome, the trade...

April 25, 2019
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
qatar lng ship
Maritime News

Qatar Launches Massive LNG Shipbuilding Program That Could Exceed 100 Ships

Qatar, the world’s second largest exporter of liquified natural gas, has taken its first firm steps in a massive LNG shipbuilding program that could exceed 100 newbuild LNG carriers over...

April 23, 2019
Total Views: 7

Monday, March 25, 2019
damen yacht support vessel
Maritime News

The Super Rich Are Buying $50 Million ‘Support’ Yachts to Haul Their Toys

By Devon Pendleton (Bloomberg) — Sailing from port to port in peace and seclusion on a multimillion-dollar boat sounds appealing, but as any seasoned yacht owner can tell you, just cruising around...

March 25, 2019
Total Views: 81

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
seadream mega yacht
Maritime News

Damen Lands First Cruise Ship Construction Contract

Dutch shipbuilding group Damen Shipyards has officially entered the cruise market having signed a contract with Oslo, Norway-based SeaDream Yacht Club for a 155-meter luxury vessel. The so-called Mega Yacht...

March 20, 2019
Total Views: 12

Thursday, March 14, 2019
msc cruises
Maritime News

MSC Cruises Inks 2 Billion Euro Order for New Luxury Ships

MSC and Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri have announced the signing of the final contracts for the construction of four luxury cruise ships to join MSC Cruises fleet.  All four vessels will...

March 14, 2019
Total Views: 4

Thursday, January 31, 2019
hyundai heavy shipyard
Interesting

South Korea to Combine World’s Two Biggest Shipbuilders in $2 Billion Deal

By Hyunjoo Jin SEOUL, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world’s biggest shipbuilding group, has announced a share swap deal worth 2.1 trillion won ($1.98 billion) to take...

January 31, 2019
Total Views: 23

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
daewoo shipbuilding
Maritime News

Hyundai Heavy Seeks Stake in Rival DSME -Official

SEOUL, Jan 30 (Reuters) – South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries Group, the world’s biggest shipbuilder, is interested in buying a stake in second-ranked rival Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, a...

January 30, 2019
Total Views: 6

Monday, January 28, 2019
lng carrier newbuild south korea
Maritime News

China’s Crackdown on Pollution a Boon to World’s Shipbuilders

By Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — The world’s biggest shipbuilder sees China’s cleanup of its smoggy skies lifting prices of the vessels this year. As China prioritizes dealing with the smog that has...

January 28, 2019
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Derecktor Shipyard Dania Beach
Maritime News

Derecktor Selected to Operate New Megayacht Shipyard in Fort Pierce, Florida

Derecktor Shipyards has been chosen develop and operate the first purpose-built megayacht repair and refit yard in the United States located in Fort Pierce, Florida. The yet-to-be-built yard will be...

November 20, 2018
Total Views: 2

lng tanker construction
Maritime News

South Korean Shipbuilders’ Lock on LNG Tanker Market Could Last for Years

By Jane Chung and Yuka Obayashi SEOUL/TOKYO, Nov 20 (Reuters) – South Korean shipyards have boxed out their Japanese rivals from the market for building large ships carrying liquefied natural gas...

November 20, 2018
Total Views: 1