Steel Cut for World's Largest Container Vessels in Shanghai

Steel Cut for World's Largest Container Vessels in Shanghai

China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has commenced construction of CMA CGM’s 22,000 TEU boxships, which would make them the largest container vessels in the world, reported China's official …
Aug 2, 2018 /  Curious
China's first home-built icebreaker named Xuelong 2 (Snow Dragon 2)

China's first home-built icebreaker named Xuelong 2 (Snow Dragon 2)

China's first home-built polar research vessel and icebreaker has been named Xuelong 2, or Snow Dragon 2, according to a report of Science and Technology Daily on Tuesday. The construction of the ship, jointly designed …
Sep 28, 2017 /  Vessels
China State Shipbuilding Corporation and Wärtsilä establish new Electrical & Automation joint venture

China State Shipbuilding Corporation and Wärtsilä establish new Electrical & Automation joint venture

Technology group Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) have signed a new joint venture company agreement. The new joint venture, to be known as CSSC Wärtsilä Electrical & …
Mar 8, 2017 /  Curious
TORM Orders Four LR2 Newbuildings

TORM Orders Four LR2 Newbuildings

TORM has entered into an agreement to purchase four fuel-efficient LR2 newbuildings from Guangzhou Shipyard International (“GSI”) with expected delivery in the period between the fourth quarter of …
Dec 1, 2015 /  Vessels
Largest CMA CGM containership delivered

Largest CMA CGM containership delivered

CMA CGM Group has announced the delivery of its largest containership, the CMA CGM Vasco De Gama. The 18,000-TEU is the the first vessel with this capacity to be built by a Chinese shipyard, China State …
Jul 28, 2015 /  Vessels