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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: 3568

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: 2078

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: 5567

Wednesday, August 23, 2023
new methanol powered feeder containership drawing
Shipbuilding

China Follows Close Behind South Korea With Second Methanol Containership Launch

by John Konrad (gCaptain) On August 17, China shipbuilders marked another milestone in maritime technological advancements with the launch of the “Eco

August 23, 2023
Total Views: 1952

Friday, July 21, 2023
Chinese Shipyard
Navy

Deep Dive Into China’s Move To Build Shadow Fleet Tankers

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Irene Ang at Tradewinds is reporting that Kurow Shipping, a mysterious tanker company with ties to the Shadow Fleet of

July 21, 2023
Total Views: 7039

Monday, December 12, 2022
A worker near a ship under construction at Hyundai Heavy Industries' Shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea, May 13, 2015. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo
Shipbuilding

Chinese Shipyards Gorge on Record LNG Carrier Orders as Swamped Korean Rivals Struggle to Find Capacity

By Chen Aizhu SINGAPORE, Dec 12 (Reuters) – China is making fast inroads in the market for newbuild liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers as

December 12, 2022
Total Views: 2505

Thursday, June 2, 2022
A worker near a ship under construction at Hyundai Heavy Industries' Shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea, May 13, 2015. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo
Shipbuilding

Tight Shipbuilding Capacity in Asia Leaves Little Room for LNG Carriers

By Joyce Lee and Florence Tan SEOUL, June 2 (Reuters) – Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) has mostly filled

June 2, 2022
Total Views: 1334

Friday, April 8, 2022
evergreen shipping container
Navy

Is Taiwan’s Evergreen Helping To Finance China’s Naval Expansion?

A new report says that commercial shipbuilding efforts by prominent companies – including Carnival Cruise Lines, CMA CGM, and Taiwan’s Evergreen

April 8, 2022
Total Views: 3730

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
China Announces Largest Home-Built Cruise Ship
Cruise Ships

China Announces Largest Home-Built Cruise Ship

The Italian classification society RINA has signed an agreement with China’s Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) to class the largest cruise

July 27, 2021
Total Views: 2642

Monday, October 28, 2019
cssc Guangzhou Shipyard
Maritime News

China Approves Shipbuilding Mega-Merger

China has approved the long-rumored merger of its two largest shipbuilding conglomerates, China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) and China State

October 28, 2019
Total Views: 109

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

July 1, 2019
Total Views: 90

Friday, March 30, 2018
cssc Guangzhou Shipyard
News

Is China Planning a Shipbuilding Mega-Merger?

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China’s government is working on a plan to combine its two biggest shipbuilders to create an industrial giant that

March 30, 2018
Total Views: 84

Thursday, January 25, 2018
cssc Guangzhou Shipyard
Maritime News

China to Inject New Capital Into State-Owned Shipyards

SINGAPORE, Jan 25 (Reuters) – China State Shipbuilding Corporation’s listed units CSSC Holdings and CSSC Offshore & Marine plan to bring in

January 25, 2018
Total Views: 65

Thursday, October 26, 2017
South Korean Shipyards in Tough Battle with Undercutting Chinese Rivals
Maritime News

South Korean Shipyards in Tough Battle with Undercutting Chinese Rivals

By Mike Wackett in Busan (The Loadstar) – South Korean shipyards are in a battle with Chinese rivals, over construction of ultra-large container vessels,

October 26, 2017
Total Views: 38

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Yangzijiang shipbuilding
Maritime News

China’s Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Shares Hit Six-Year High as Q2 Profit Jumps

SINGAPORE, Aug 8 (Reuters) – China’s Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Holdings Ltd reported a 73 percent increase in second-quarter net profit, helped by

August 8, 2017
Total Views: 102

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Bulker under construction at Yangzijiang Shipbuilding in China
Maritime News

China’s Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Plans to Cut Another 10% of Workforce 2017

SINGAPORE, March 1 (Reuters) – China’s Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Holdings Ltd plans to cut another 10 percent of its workforce in 2017, its

March 1, 2017
Total Views: 37

Thursday, January 12, 2017
Bulker under construction at Yangzijiang Shipbuilding in China
Maritime News

Setting Sights on High-End Market, China Pledges Support for Shipbuilding Industry

SHANGHAI, Jan 12 (Reuters) – China aims to capture up to 40 percent of the global high-end marine equipment market over the years through 2020 while

January 12, 2017
Total Views: 3

Friday, August 26, 2016
Bulker under construction at Yangzijiang Shipbuilding in China
Maritime News

Chinese Shipbuilder to Cut 2,000 More Jobs Amid Ordering Slump

SINGAPORE, Aug 26 (Reuters) – Chinese shipbuilder Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Holdings Ltd said it plans to cut 2,000 additional jobs, just under 10 percent

August 26, 2016
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
China Sees Second Shipbuilder Default This Year as Economy Slows
Maritime News

China Sees Second Shipbuilder Default This Year as Economy Slows

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — A Chinese shipbuilder failed to make a bond payment due Monday, becoming the second such company to default in the

August 9, 2016
Total Views: 3

Friday, April 15, 2016
One Chinese Shipyard Is So Unprofitable It’s Literally Becoming a Parking Lot
News

One Chinese Shipyard Is So Unprofitable It’s Literally Becoming a Parking Lot

By Ma Jie (Bloomberg) — Chinese shipbuilders are under so much financial strain that one of them is literally being turned into a parking lot. China

April 15, 2016
Total Views: 14
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