Shipbuilding News


RoRo ferry MV Tennor Ocean sets off for Test Voyage

Jan 23, 2023

MV Tennor Ocean, newbuilding 782, from Germany's shipyard Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft recently set off on test voyage on the North Sea and Baltic Sea. The 210-m RoRo ferry is on the move to Dock 3 at Lloyd Werft. During its week-long stay there…

Ship Recycling ticks up; Supply Needed

Jan 23, 2023

A degree of increased positivity has entered recycling markets this week, said GMS, as prices push on in both India (off the back of firming steel and settling currencies) and Bangladesh (off of a rising demand and a currency that has recently found its stability around BDT 105)…

Tom Perrine, Austal VP of Engineering, Retires

Jan 11, 2023

Austal USA Vice President of Engineering, Tom Perrine, has retired after eight years of service with the company and over 40 years in the shipbuilding industry. During his tenure, Perrine led Austal USA’s engineering department overseeing the work of over 250 engineers…

AiP for Ammonia Floating Storage and Regasification Barge (A-FSRB)

Jan 05, 2023

ClassNK issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for an ammonia floating storage and regasification barge (A-FSRB) jointly developed by NYK Line, Nihon Shipyard Co., Ltd. (NSY), and IHI Corporation (IHI), reportedly the world's first AiP for A-FSRBs handling ammonia as cargo…

Second LPG Dual-Fuel VLGC for Astomos Named Lantana Planet

Dec 27, 2022

On September 16, a naming ceremony was held at Sakaide Works of Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. for a new VLGC (very large gas carrier) that NYK will charter to Astomos Energy Corporation, the world's pre-eminent liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) company…

LNG Hopper Dredge Vox Apolonia Delivered to Van Oord

Dec 13, 2022

Van Oord announced it has accepted delivery of its new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), Vox Apolonia, from Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd shipyard in Singapore.The newbuild is the second in a series of three new dual-fuel liquefied natural…

Great Ships of '22: MV George III, LNG Containership

Dec 12, 2022

Operating on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from day one in service, the MV George III, the first of Pasha Group’s two new ‘Ohana Class’, Jones Act-qualified containerships, features a state-of-the-art engine, an optimized hull form, and an underwater…

Marubeni Taps 'Suction Sails' for Bulk Carrier

Nov 10, 2022

MMSL PTE. LTD., a wholly owned subsidiary of Marubeni Corporation based in Singapore signed an agreement with bound4blue to install four suction sails on the Crimson Kingdom, making it the first wind-assisted vessel owned by Marubeni. According to the preliminary studies…

Kommer Damen Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Nov 08, 2022

During the Maritime Awards Gala in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Kommer Damen was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing his achievements, methods and contribution to the Dutch maritime industry. Damen (78) is Chairman of the…

Ship Recycling Prices Continue to Slide

Nov 07, 2022

According to GMS, 'some unbelievably low and unrealistic offers' have started to emerge from sub-continent markets this week, and as such, both owners and cash buyers would be well advised to leave ship recycling destinations alone for the time-being…

Bayonne Dry Dock & Repair Joins Green Marine

Nov 03, 2022

Bayonne Dry Dock & Repair Corp., a full-service ship repair yard located in the Port Jersey area of New York/New Jersey harbor, is the newest participant in Green Marine – a voluntary environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry…

Video: Container Carrier Capacity Adjustment - Too Little, Too Late?

Oct 26, 2022

While drama in the container shipping sector has calmed a bit, container carriers still wrestle with unexpected drops in demand. Peter Sand, Xeneta, discusses vessel capacity moves and their likely impact on rates, as well as the first containership…

Sylvia Earle & Ocean Odyssey: Sunstone Takes Expedition Cruise Ship Pair from China

Oct 26, 2022

SunStone Maritime Group A/S took delivery of two Infinity class ships -- Sylvia Earle and Ocean Odyssey -- from the CMHI Shipyard in Haimen, China. The pair are the fourth and the fifth of the Infinity class delivered from China Merchant Heavy Industries…

Insights from the 50th International Congress of Maritime Museums

Oct 26, 2022

For many, the ocean is life. It provides transportation, work, commerce, food, recreation—tales as old as time and shared by people across the globe. These stories are lived day to day, passed down between generations, and shared with the public through various media…

Pearlson Inks Shiplift Deal in South Korea

Oct 20, 2022

HL D&I Halla (Halla) and Pearlson Shiplift Corp. (PSC) signed a new multimillion-dollar contract for the design and build of a Shiplift System in South Korea. Upon completion, the shiplift system will support the Korean Coast Guard in the West Sea of Korea…

Logistics News

GAC to Acquire Quadrant Pacific’s Ship Agency Business

GAC to Acquire Quadrant Pacific’s Ship Agency Business

US East Coast Port Union Strike Threat to Test Shippers' Nerves

US East Coast Port Union Strike Threat to Test Shippers' Nerves

Brazil's Container Port Operator Seeks to Avert 'Congestion' Surcharge

Brazil's Container Port Operator Seeks to Avert 'Congestion' Surcharge

Xeneta: US Importers Caught in a Vicious Circle

Xeneta: US Importers Caught in a Vicious Circle

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