Daewoo Shipbuilding, Hyundai Heavy win string of crude carrier orders

Daewoo Shipbuilding, Hyundai Heavy win string of crude carrier orders

South Korea’s major shipbuilders have started the year on a buoyant note, winning new orders at a strong clip. Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (DSME) said Friday it has bagged a 210 billion won …
Jan 18, 2019 /  Curious
Deltamarin’s further involvement in Titanic II project confirmed

Deltamarin’s further involvement in Titanic II project confirmed

Blue Star Line has contracted Deltamarin to continue with the design of Titanic II (see also CruiseMapper). The contract covers activities and tasks for the design process, consultancy and project management …
Jan 18, 2019 /  Cruise
Major contract for Joint Support Ships awarded to Montreal-based company

Major contract for Joint Support Ships awarded to Montreal-based company

Seaspan has awarded a major contract to L3 MAPPS, one of several expected for Canadian companies for work on the Joint Support Ships Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) has awarded L3 MAPPS a contract for work on Canada’s …
Jan 18, 2019 /  Vessels
Daewoo Shipbuilding wins US$365mln order for the construction of four VLCCs

Daewoo Shipbuilding wins US$365mln order for the construction of four VLCCs

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., a major shipyard here, said Monday that it has clinched a 410-billion won (US$365 million) deal to build four very large crude carriers (VLCCs). Under the deal with an …
Jan 16, 2019 /  Vessels
Evergreen Line Adds Two Mega-Ships To Its Fleet

Evergreen Line Adds Two Mega-Ships To Its Fleet

Taiwanese container ship operator Evergreen has added its second and third ultra-large container ships to its fleet with the delivery of the Ever Gifted and Ever Grade from the Japanese shipyard at Imabari. The two …
Jan 16, 2019 /  Vessels
General Dynamics NASSCO Commissions New Panel Line

General Dynamics NASSCO Commissions New Panel Line

General Dynamics NASSCO held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to commission its new panel line, which expands steel production capabilities for the construction of commercial and government ships in San …
Jan 14, 2019 /  Curious
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Holds Christening Ceremony for Next-Generation LNG Carrier NOHSHU MARU

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Holds Christening Ceremony for Next-Generation LNG Carrier NOHSHU MARU

Significantly improved LNG carrying capacity and fuel performance due to enhanced hull structure and hybrid propulsion system New vessel to transport LNG (including the Freeport LNG Project in Texas) Mitsubishi …
Jan 11, 2019 /  Vessels
Langh Tech delivers scrubber systems to the Polaris fleet

Langh Tech delivers scrubber systems to the Polaris fleet

Langh Tech and STX Offshore & Shipbuilding (STX O&S) have signed a deal concerning scrubber retrofits on seven vessels in the Polaris fleet. The four 180K bulkers and the three 300K VLOCs in the fleet will be …
Jan 10, 2019 /  Curious
Australia to extend marine, shipbuilding cooperation with Iran

Australia to extend marine, shipbuilding cooperation with Iran

The Australian government decided to increase cooperation with Tehran in marine industries and shipbuilding irrespective of the US sanctions, announced the deputy head of Iran's Industrial Development and Renovation …
Jan 7, 2019 /  Vessels
Hyundai Heavy seeks to win US$15.9 bln worth of deals in 2019

Hyundai Heavy seeks to win US$15.9 bln worth of deals in 2019

South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries Group said Thursday its three arms are seeking to secure combined deals worth US$15.9 billion this year in the shipbuilding segment. The combined target of Hyundai Heavy Industries …
Jan 4, 2019 /  Finance