Samsung Heavy signs US$190 Mln shipbuilding contract for LNG carrier

Samsung Heavy signs US$190 Mln shipbuilding contract for LNG carrier

Samsung Heavy Industries Co. (SHI), a major South Korean shipbuilder, said Friday it has clinched a 215 billion-won (US$190 million) deal to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier. The contract was made with …
Mar 22, 2019 /  Vessels
Steel cut for first short-sea LNG bunker vessel for Eesti Gaas at Damen Yichang Shipyard, China

Steel cut for first short-sea LNG bunker vessel for Eesti Gaas at Damen Yichang Shipyard, China

On March 18, 2019, a ceremony was held at Damen Yichang Shipyard, China, to mark the start of cutting steel for the first of a planned series of short-sea LNG Bunker vessels to be built for Eesti Gaas of Estonia. The …
Mar 21, 2019 /  Vessels
Wight at the forefront of environmental stewardship – Hybrid Explorer Vessel

Wight at the forefront of environmental stewardship – Hybrid Explorer Vessel

UK shipbuilder Wight Shipyard Co is continuing to build on its solid reputation in the commercial ferry build sector by becoming involved with a new company set up to build the most capable and efficient explorer vessels …
Mar 18, 2019 /  Curious
Johan Sverdrup living quarters topside ready for sail-away

Johan Sverdrup living quarters topside ready for sail-away

With 560 beds the Johan Sverdrup living quarters topside is the largest of its kind in Norway. The fourth and last platform for the first phase of the giant project is now ready for sail-away from Kværner’s …
Mar 15, 2019 /  Curious
Anthony Veder Expands Fleet With Newbuild 30,000 CBM LNG Carrier

Anthony Veder Expands Fleet With Newbuild 30,000 CBM LNG Carrier

Anthony Veder expands her fleet with a 30,000 cbm liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier that is currently being constructed by Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding in Ningbo. The vessel will be finished under the supervision of …
Mar 14, 2019 /  Vessels
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Holds Christening Ceremony for LPG Carrier FUTURE ACE

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Holds Christening Ceremony for LPG Carrier FUTURE ACE

Energy efficient vessel compatible with major LPG terminals worldwide and the expanded Panama Canal Mitsubishi Shipbuilding's first ship equipped with the Mitsubishi SOx Scrubber System, compliant with 2020 …
Mar 13, 2019 /  Vessels
HHI Group Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire DSME

HHI Group Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire DSME

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Group and Korea Development Bank (KDB) signed on Friday a definitive agreement to acquire Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), in the presence of Kwon Oh-gap, Vice Chairman …
Mar 8, 2019 /  Curious
Yang Ming Launches Two More 14,000 TEU Ultra Large Container Vessels, YM Warranty and YM Wellspring

Yang Ming Launches Two More 14,000 TEU Ultra Large Container Vessels, YM Warranty and YM Wellspring

Two new 14,000 TEU full-container vessels built by Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. and chartered by Yang Ming, were named as YM Warranty and YM Wellspring on 6th March, 2019 at Imabari shipyard. Caption: Container ship …
Mar 6, 2019 /  Vessels
Teekay Offshore: Construction of the fourth and final E-Shuttle Tanker Newbuilding Underway

Teekay Offshore: Construction of the fourth and final E-Shuttle Tanker Newbuilding Underway

On March 4th 2019, the steel cutting for Teekay Offshore’s fourth and final E-Shuttle has officially begun. The vessel, which will be named Current Spirit, is now officially in production. Mr. Seatae Kim, Lead …
Mar 5, 2019 /  Vessels
NYK Concludes Long-term Contract for a New Eco-friendly Wood-chip Carrier

NYK Concludes Long-term Contract for a New Eco-friendly Wood-chip Carrier

NYK has concluded a long-term contract with Mitsubishi Paper Mills Limited for a new wood-chip carrier to be built by Oshima Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. The ship will be able to load 4.3 million cubic feet of wood chips and …
Mar 4, 2019 /  Vessels