Modular Construction Expertise Put Cammell Laird Back In The Premier League of Shipbuilding

Modular Construction Expertise Put Cammell Laird Back In The Premier League of Shipbuilding

A crowd of thousands gathered at Cammell Laird’s shipyard in Birkenhead on September 26 for the official naming of RRS Sir David Attenborough. This ground-breaking polar research vessel pushes the boundaries of …
Oct 23, 2019 /  Curious
MES-S delivers a 66,000 dwt type bulk carrier to Tomaros Navigation, Liberia

MES-S delivers a 66,000 dwt type bulk carrier to Tomaros Navigation, Liberia

MItsui E & S Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES-S) completed and delivered a 66,000 dwt type bulk carrier M.V. TOMAROS (Hull No.1947) at its Tamano Shipyard on 23rd October, 2019 to TOMAROS NAVIGATION SA, Liberia. This is …
Oct 23, 2019 /  Vessels
China's first domestic large-scale cruise ship enters production stage

China's first domestic large-scale cruise ship enters production stage

The first cruise liner to be built in the Chinese mainland entered the production phase on Friday, with the 135,500-metric-ton Vista-class vessel expected to showcase China's cutting-edge prowess in shipbuilding …
Oct 21, 2019 /  Cruise
Med Marine Is Building New Concept Ice Class Tugs For Svitzer

Med Marine Is Building New Concept Ice Class Tugs For Svitzer

Med Marine has recently signed a newbuilding contract with Danish operator, Svitzer for two icebreaking tugboats. The design is new in Med Marine’s portfolio and comes with some great features for extreme climate …
Oct 21, 2019 /  Vessels
Daewoo Shipbuilding bags 904 bln-won order for 5 container ships

Daewoo Shipbuilding bags 904 bln-won order for 5 container ships

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., a major South Korean shipyard, said Tuesday it has secured an order worth 903.9 billion won (US$763 million) to build five container vessels. Under the deal with an …
Oct 15, 2019 /  Curious
Spliethoff signs contract with Mawei Shipyard for the newbuild of two DP2- B-type vessels

Spliethoff signs contract with Mawei Shipyard for the newbuild of two DP2- B-type vessels

Spliethoff has recently signed a contract with Mawei Shipyard for the newbuild of two DP2- B-type vessels. The versatile characteristics of Spliethoff’s new B-Type make this vessel unique in the market. This …
Oct 15, 2019 /  Vessels
Korean shippers set to join hands to win huge LNG shipping orders from Qatar

Korean shippers set to join hands to win huge LNG shipping orders from Qatar

South Korean shippers are considering joining hands to win massive liquefied natural gas (LNG) transportation orders to be placed by Qatar, industry sources said Sunday. Five bulkers -- reportedly Korea Line Corp., Pan …
Oct 14, 2019 /  Vessels
COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry Wins Tanker Duo Order

COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry Wins Tanker Duo Order

China’s COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry has signed an agreement for the construction of two 49,900 dwt crude oil tankers. Under the deal, agreed with compatriot COSCO Shipping Energy Transportation, the Dalian …
Oct 7, 2019 /  Vessels
BLRT Grupp completed the modernization of the largest floating dock in the region

BLRT Grupp completed the modernization of the largest floating dock in the region

The largest floating dock for servicing Post-Panamax, Panamax and Aframax vessels was delivered to Klaipeda on the 20th of September after completion of its modernization at the shipyard in Naantali. The dock is …
Oct 2, 2019 /  Curious
Hyundai Heavy Industries localizing tech for LNG fuel tanks

Hyundai Heavy Industries localizing tech for LNG fuel tanks

South Korean shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has joined forces with its compatriot steelmaker POSCO on localizing materials for the liquefied natural gas fuel tanks.  The shipbuilder said in its …
Oct 1, 2019 /  Vessels