ABB wins contract to power the first Chinese-built cruise vessel

ABB wins contract to power the first Chinese-built cruise vessel

In a historic deal with Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (SWS), ABB will supply a comprehensive power and propulsion package for China’s first domestically built cruise ship. ABB has been awarded a …
Mar 27, 2019 /  Cruise
20,000 TEU COSCO SHIPPING Sagittarius Named in Shanghai

20,000 TEU COSCO SHIPPING Sagittarius Named in Shanghai

On October 18, the naming ceremony for COSCO SHIPPING Sagittarius, the 9th 20,000 TEU ULCS of the COSCO SHIPPING constellation series, was held at the shipyard of Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (SWS). Vice …
Oct 22, 2018 /  Vessels
GoodBulk Ltd announces delivery of Capesize vessel

GoodBulk Ltd announces delivery of Capesize vessel

GoodBulk Ltd. (GoodBulk) (N-OTC: BULK), a leading owner and operator of dry bulk vessels, announced on Friday that on 14 June 2018, the Company took delivery of the Aquakatie, a 2007 built Capesize vessel of 174,142 dwt …
Jun 18, 2018 /  Vessels
LR grants AiP of LNG dual-fuelled 210K DWT bulk carrier design

LR grants AiP of LNG dual-fuelled 210K DWT bulk carrier design

Presentation of the Approval in Principle (AiP) to Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd (SWS) was made in a ceremony at the LR stand, 4.201, at Posidonia 2018. SWS and LR have agreed to jointly develop an LNG …
Jun 7, 2018 /  Curious
The 5th 20,000 TEU Containership of COSCO SHIPPING Named and Delivered

The 5th 20,000 TEU Containership of COSCO SHIPPING Named and Delivered

On May 29, the naming ceremony for COSCO SHIPPING’s fifth 20,000 TEU containership COSCO SHIPPING VIRGO was held at the shipyard of Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (SWS). Leaders and guests …
May 31, 2018 /  Vessels
Star Bulk Carriers Corp. Agrees to Acquire Three Dry Bulk Vessels in an All Share Transaction

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. Agrees to Acquire Three Dry Bulk Vessels in an All Share Transaction

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (Star Bulk) (Nasdaq:SBLK), a global shipping company focusing on transportation of dry bulk cargoes, announced yesterday that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Oceanbulk Container …
May 15, 2018 /  Curious
Gener8 Maritime Takes Delivery of “ECO” VLCC- Gener8 Miltiades

Gener8 Maritime Takes Delivery of “ECO” VLCC- Gener8 Miltiades

Gener8 Maritime, Inc., (NYSE: GNRT) a leading U.S.-based provider of international seaborne crude oil transportation services, announced that it took delivery of the "ECO" VLCC the Gener8 Miltiades on October 25, …
Oct 28, 2016 /  Vessels
MacGregor continues its run of Hatlapa deck machinery deliveries to COSCO's ultra large container carriers

MacGregor continues its run of Hatlapa deck machinery deliveries to COSCO's ultra large container carriers

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract that will extend its deliveries of Hatlapa deck machinery to a growing series of ultra large container carriers (ULCCs) being built at three shipyards across Asia for …
Jun 8, 2016 /  Curious
Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding signs US$2.8 billion deal with EximBank

Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding signs US$2.8 billion deal with EximBank

SHANGHAI Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) has signed a strategic agreement with the Export-Import Bank of China where the bank will provide credit facilities to a total of CNY18 billion (US$2.8 billion) over a …
Sep 30, 2015 /  Finance
Cosco VLCCs Orders Go Up to 13, DSIC wins order for two, plus five product tankers

Cosco VLCCs Orders Go Up to 13, DSIC wins order for two, plus five product tankers

As stated in several media outlets, China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) is also interested for adding new ultra-large vessels to its fleet. The Chinese shipping supplier has signed contracts on home soil for nine VLCCs …
Jun 29, 2015 /  Finance