Tag Archives: Shipbuilding

Interlink Maritime exercises five options at Kouan

09.12.2013 6:37 AM | No Comments

Shanghai: Interlink Maritime has exercised its five 38,800 dwt bulk carrier order at Kouan Shipbuilding, making a total ten ordered at the Chinese shipyard. Kouan Shipbuilding singed 5+5 newbuilding bulk carriers contract with Interlink Maritime in September, the first...

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KNOT’s Newbuild Named at Hyundai Heavy

27.09.2013 9:41 AM | No Comments

  Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers AS (KNOT), of which NYK has a 50% share, held a naming ceremony, September 25th, for a new shuttle tanker that is being built at Hyundai Heavy Industries. The ceremony was attended by KNOT...

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Alianca Christens New Containership

27.09.2013 9:36 AM | No Comments

  Alianca has christened the second of four identical new container ships for its cabotage fleet, the “Fernão de Magalhães”. The naming ceremony was held on 26 September at the container port of Porto Chibatão on the Rio Negro...

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Ukrainian Shipyards to Build Ships with Dutch Help

16.09.2013 11:14 AM | No Comments

  The specialists of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Dutch company Damen Shipyards Group will create a panel on activization of making ships by Ukrainian shipyards. Such an agreement has been achieved in the course of...

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VIDEO: Pella Shipyard Completes Sea Trials for 2 Tugboats

24.08.2013 7:54 PM | 2 Comments

  Pella Shipyard announced that the sea trial part of the delivery acceptance tests of the tugboats “RB-404” (building No 623, pr. 16609) and “RB-405” (building No 624, pr. 16609) has completed. The vessels will be delivered to port Vladivostok...

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DFDS’ New Ro/Ro Vessel Named at Volkswerft Stralsund Shipyard

24.08.2013 7:36 PM | No Comments

  The Danish shipping company DFDS and Volkswerft Stralsund reached an important milestone today with the naming ceremony of new-build no. 500: On the fitting-out quay at the shipyard the special-purpose Ro/Ro vessel was named “ARK GERMANIA” by Prof....

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More CIMC orders for MSC

26.07.2013 2:53 PM | No Comments

Shanghai: CIMC Financial Leasing, the shipowning subsidiary of CIMC, entered into a shipbuilding contract with Jiangsu New Times Shipbuilding yesterday to construct five 8,800 teu container vessels for a total of $425m. The vessels are expected to be delivered...

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Kuang Ming to build bulker pair

26.07.2013 2:51 PM | No Comments

Taipei: Taiwan-based shipowner, Kuang Ming Shipping, is planning to build two 60,000 dwt bulk carriers as the company believes the dry bulk market will warm up gradually over the next two years. “We are planning to build two bulk...

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World’s largest boxship makes maiden China call

18.07.2013 11:25 AM | No Comments

Shanghai: Ship spotters in Shanghai will have to trek out to the deepwater port of Yangshan, some 35km southeast of the city if they want to catch a glimpse of the historic maiden call of the world’s largest boxship,...

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Cosco Zhoushan Confirms $180 Mln Order for Four Vessels

09.07.2013 12:04 PM | No Comments

  The Board of Directors of COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited announced today that four shipbuilding contracts signed by COSCO (Zhoushan) Shipyard Co., Ltd (Cosco Zhoushan) with a European ship owner for the construction of four 111,000dwt tankers have been...

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Video: Ferus Smit Splashes MV Helge

09.07.2013 11:58 AM | No Comments

  On Saturday the 6th of July, M.V. Helge was successfully launched at the Westerbroek yard of Ferus Smit. This bulk oriented general cargo ship is specially designed for trading in the Gotaland region. With her special dimensions ‘Helge’...

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IBISWorld: Market Research Report on Canada’s Shipbuilding Industry

09.07.2013 11:53 AM | No Comments

  Although most manufacturing industries faced severe declines during the recession, the Ship Building industry in Canada was able to weather the storm with only slight dips in revenue. Over the past five years, the industry has benefited from...

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