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John T Essberger exercises shipbuilding options at Yangfan

German shipowner John T Essberger has exercised options for the construction of two 2,200 teu container

Damen launches Kuwait Oil Company’s new ASD Tug 3212

The Kuwait Oil Company’s (KOC) new ASD Tug 3212 was launched end of March at Damen Shipyards Galati,

Samsung Heavy says proceeds $618 mln ship order as planned

South Korea's Samsung Heavy Industries said on Wednesday that it is proceeding with a project worth 642.9 billion won ($617.67

Tsuneishi ‘to be hub in expansion’

Shipbuilder Tsuneishi Heavy Industries (Cebu), Inc. (THICI) in Balamban, Cebu is being considered to become

Former STX chief under arrest for alleged graft

The former head of the financially troubled shipping and shipbuilding conglomerate STX Group was formally detained this week pending trial over alleged

Samjin Shipbuilding bags order to build four chemical tankers

China's Samjin Shipbuilding Industries has signed a contract to build four 50,000 chemical tankers for an unnamed Singapore shipowner.

ClassNK Releases Design Support Tools for EEDI Verification

Leading classification society ClassNK has released the new PrimeShip-GREEN/MinPower software. PrimeShip-GREEN/MinPower was developed

Good-bye to shipbuilding in Sweden

German heavy industry giant ThyssenKrupp has said it's negotiating a withdrawal from shipbuilding in Sweden.

Oman Drydock buys Daewoo’s stake in Duqm Development Company

Oman Drydock Company (ODC) yesterday signed an agreement to acquire full ownership of Daewoo Shipbuilding and

Haifa Port contracts 70 t Voith Tug with Zamakona Yards

Haifa Port Company (HPC) has awarded the international tender for a new build VOITH SCHNEIDER tug to ZAMAKONA Yards.

Drydocks World to build specialised rigs for Malta

Dubai’s Drydocks World has signed an agreement with Malta Oil & Gas Ltd. for building two unique

Korea loses clout in drill-ship market

Korean shipbuilders’ dominance in the drill ship market is waning due to rising competition from

China Shipping Industry (Jiangsu) wins order for four bulkers

China Shipping Industry (Jiangsu) has bagged new orders from sister company Dong Fang International Investment to build four

ThyssenKrupp and Saab in talks over sale of Swedish shipyard activities ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems AB

ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions AG, a subsidiary of ThyssenKrupp AG, and Saab AB have signed a

India's shipbreaking market on fire

India's junk ship market is on fire, with the bulk of demolition sales being concluded from the country. The main reason was optimism in the industry over

IMO and Bangladesh announce major collaboration to improve ship-recycling standards

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh have signed

NorYards signs contract to complete anchor handler

NorYards AS has signed a contract with NFDS 2 Offshore AS for the outfitting and commissioning of a new

No. 1 shipbuilder to talk wages

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s largest shipbuilder, could face difficult wage bargaining

Nantong Mingde clinches orders for up to 13 ships

China's Nantong Mingde Heavy Industry has signed a deal to build up to 13 ships for an European shipowners. The orders comprise of seven 24,600 dwt stainless

Shipbuilder in asset focus

Speculation mounted yesterday that China State Shipbuilding Corporation will inject fresh assets into Guangzhou Shipyard International (0317) as part of restructuring the
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