SPOTD: Orange Ocean – Juiced On The High Seas

Today's Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) is Atlanship's refrigerated juice carrier Orange Ocean. Atlanship SA, founded in 1982, is a Swiss shipping company headquartered in Lausanne that specializes in transporting refrigerated fresh and concentrated orange juice.  The company moves orange juice on behalf of Cutrale, which provides one in four glasses of … [Read more...]

Hyundai Heavy’s Next-Generation Drillship Design Receives ABS Approval in Principle

The American Bureau of Shipping says it has awarded approval in principle (AIP) for Hyundai Heavy Industries' next-generation HD12000 heavy duty, wide beam drillship designed for ultra-deep water and harsh conditions. The drillship, which can accommodate a 20,000-psi blowout preventer system, has been designed in full compliance with the ABS Guide for the Classification of … [Read more...]

HHI Cuts Steel on Next World’s Largest Containership

South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s largest shipbuilder, has cut steel on the first of five 19,000 TEU containerships for China Shipping Container Lines (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd, marking the official start of construction on the soon-to-be record breaking ships. HHI says that CSCL upgraded the original order for five 18,400 TEU containerships to ones … [Read more...]

Hyundai Heavy Set For $1.4 Billion Containership Order

DUBAI/SEOUL, Aug 28 (Reuters) - South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries is close to winning an order worth about $1.4 billion to build 10 huge container ships for the United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), a source close to the matter said. Under the deal, UASC will buy five of the largest cargo ships ever made, each able to carry 18,800 twenty-foot container units (TEU), along … [Read more...]

Dynagas Takes Delivery of Two Ice-Class LNG Carriers at HHI

The lead ships classed by Lloyd’s Register incorporate advanced design, containment and operational features as well as the ability to cope with the harsh operating environment of the Arctic and cold places. Dynagas, the liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping arm of the George Prokopiou shipping enterprises, has today taken delivery of Arctic Aurora, the second of two … [Read more...]