Friday, November 27, 2020
Shipbuilding

Fincantieri Reveals Plans for Major New Shipyard in Yucatan, Mexico

Italian shipbuilding group Fincantieri has revealed plans to manage a major new shipyard in Mexico’s Yucatan state capable of servicing some of world’s largest cruise vessels, cargo ships and oil...

November 27, 2020
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Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Maritime News

Derecktor’s Plans for Megayacht Shipyard in Florida Approved

Derecktor Shipyards’ plan to built a world-class, full-service repair and refit facility for megayachts at Florida’s Port of Ft. Pierce has taken a significant step forward after receiving approval by...

October 20, 2020
Total Views: 287

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
Total Views: 11

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: 8

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

Thursday, November 8, 2018
crist shipyard
Maritime News

North Korean Worker Accuses Dutch Shipbuilder of ‘Slave-Like Conditions’

By Kieran Guilbert and Magdalena Mis LONDON, Nov 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A North Korean labourer has filed a landmark criminal complaint against a Dutch shipbuilding company that allegedly profited...

November 8, 2018
Total Views: 4

Thursday, November 1, 2018
Appledore shipyard
Maritime News

Babcock to Close Appledore Shipyard in England as Orders Dry Up

EDINBURGH, Nov 1 (Reuters) – British engineering and defence firm Babcock International said on Thursday it was closing its Appledore shipyard in Devon, a “difficult” decision after orders ran out....

November 1, 2018
Total Views: 3

Monday, September 18, 2017
News

DP World to Buy Dubai Maritime City and Drydocks World for $405 Million

DUBAI, Sept 18 (Reuters) – DP World, one of the world’s largest port operators, has agreed to buy two fellow state-owned maritime companies from its parent for $405 million. DP...

September 18, 2017
Total Views: 2

Monday, September 11, 2017
als marine fire
News

Five Killed in Shipyard Fire in Batam, Indonesia

A fire aboard a tanker that was undergoing repairs at ASL Marine’s shipyard in Batam, Indonesia killed five people and injured one last Thursday, the shipbuilder has confirmed. The company said the...

September 11, 2017
Total Views: 14

Monday, January 18, 2016
rongsheng heavy industries shipyard shipbuilding
Maritime News

Chinese Shipyards See New Orders Fall by Almost Half in 2015

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — New orders received by Chinese shipbuilders fell by nearly half last year from 2014, suggesting more consolidation is in order as the country’s appetite for...

January 18, 2016
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Maritime News

Four Killed in Tanker Blast at Indonesian Shipyard

Four people were killed Monday after a tanker exploded at a shipyard in North Sumatra, Indonesia. The blast occurred Monday evening aboard the MT Palu Sipat while docked at the PT...

April 15, 2015
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Friday, March 13, 2015
News

Scandlines Ferry Damaged in Shipyard Dock Accident

A Scandlines ferry in dock at the Remontowa shipyard in Gdansk, Poland for planned upgrades is getting an unexpected extended stay. The ferry Prinsesse Benedikte was finishing up a three-week...

March 13, 2015
Total Views: 3

Friday, June 13, 2014
News

Seven Killed in Accident at Pemex Platform Construction Site

Seven yard workers were killed Tuesday at the construction site of a PEMEX offshore production platform in Veracruz, Mexico, the Mexican construction company ICA confirmed Friday.

June 13, 2014
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Thursday, October 4, 2012
Shipbuilding

Greek Shipyard Workers Take The Offensive, Break Into Defense Ministry

ATHENS–Greek shipyard workers clashed with riot police Thursday after protesters stormed the country’s defence ministry in a dispute over unpaid wages. The protestors forced their way past gated guard posts and entered...

October 4, 2012
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Thursday, August 30, 2012
Engineering News

Shiprepair Brest Books First LNG Gig

Damen Shiprepair Brest has booked it’s first LNG carrier maintenance and repair job since being switching hands over to Damen Group earlier this year. Formerly Sobrena Shiprepair, DSB is located...

August 30, 2012
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Thursday, May 10, 2012
Engineering News

Ship Repair Yards Challenged to Meet Requirements While Keeping Costs Low

International environmental regulations for the shipping industry are being tightened and demanding a reduction of the emissions of sulphur and nitrous oxide. In order to fulfill these demands, many of...

May 10, 2012
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Maritime News

MARAD Awards Nearly $10 Million in Grants to Small Shipyards

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has announced the recipients of $9.98 million in grants to 15 small shipyards throughout the United States to help pay for modernizations that will increase...

March 21, 2012
Total Views: 5