Shipbuilding News


Shipbreaking Prices Hit the Summer Doldrums

Aug 14, 2023

According to GMS, it has been another intensely inert week in the Indian sub-continent ship recycling markets, with Bangladesh sinking to the bottom of the price-ranking board and neighboring India & Pakistan taking the lead (in terms of pricing…

After Attacking Ukraine Wheat Exports, Russia Faces Own Shipping Challenge

Aug 08, 2023

Russia's lack of ships and Western grain traders' shrinking appetite for business with Moscow are adding to rising costs of moving Russian wheat, at a time when the war in Ukraine has spilled perilously close to vital Black Sea supply routes…

UK Dredging Orders Unique Water Injection Dredger

Aug 03, 2023

Damen Shipyards Group recently signed a contract with UK Dredging for the delivery of a Shoalbuster 2711 Water Injection Dredger (WID).UK Dredging, part of Associated British Ports (ABP), operates Britain’s largest dredging fleet. Among its vessels are a number of Damen dredgers and workboats…

Port of Klaipeda Orders Fully Electric Waste Collection Tanker

Aug 02, 2023

The Port of Klaipėda has placed an order worth roughly €11 million for the design and construction of a fully electric tanker that will collect waste from other vessels arriving at the port.The project marks the first large collaboration between Baltic Workboats and Western Baltija Shipbuilding…

OCI Global and X-Press Feeders Sign Green Methanol Offtake Agreement

Aug 02, 2023

OCI Global will supply X-Press Feeders with OCI HyFuels green methanol for their newbuild methanol dual-fueled common feeder ships from 2024.The green methanol will be used to fuel X-Press Feeders’ upcoming dual-fuel vessels servicing European…

Singapore Completes First Methanol Bunkering

Jul 27, 2023

Maersk and Hong Lam Marine have conducted the world’s first ship-to-container ship methanol bunkering operation of a Maersk’s container vessel at the Raffles Reserved Anchorage in Singapore.This was also Singapore’s first methanol bunkering…

$560M Explora I Delivered for MSC's New Luxury Cruise Brand

Jul 20, 2023

MSC Group Cruise Division -- Explora Journeys -- saw the launch by Fincantieri of Explora I, the first of four new luxury cruise vessels for MSC's new luxury travel brand. The first ship cost $560m, part of a four-ship newbuild plan for a cumulative $2…

KHI Gets Order for NYK's Sixth LPG Dual-fuel Very Large LPG/Ammonia Carrier

Jul 14, 2023

NYK ordered of its sixth liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) dual-fuel very large LPG / liquefied ammonia gas carrier (VLGC) from Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. (KHI). The ship will be built at the KHI Sakaide Works shipyard and is set for delivery in 2026…

MPA Calls for Electric Harbor Craft Proposals

Jul 10, 2023

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has issued an Expression of Interest inviting interested parties to submit proposals to design and promote the adoption of full-electric harbour craft in Singapore.The Ministry of Transport announced this year that the harbour craft…

MR4WELD Debuts: Mobile, Robotic Welding for Shipbuilding

Jun 28, 2023

Italian companies Comau and Fincantieri presented today  the first result of their joint collaboration with Automatica: MR4Weld (Mobile Robot for Weld), a mobile robot, an innovative outdoor automation solution, designed to improve the quality…

LNG Bunker Carrier Paolina Cosulich Launched

Jun 28, 2023

Fratelli Cosulich Bunkers (S) Pte Ltd. christened and launched its second Small Scale LNG carrier - the Paolina Cosulich - at the CIMC SOE shipyard in China.The event  was attended by Diana Mok - Managing Director at Fratelli Cosulich Bunkers (S) Pte Ltd…

AiP for Aurelia's Bulk Carrier "Green Retrofit" Solution

Jun 27, 2023

RINA awarded an Approval in Principle (AiP) for a green retrofit package solution designed by Aurelia, in partnership with Econowind, Wattlab and Vertom, aimed to meet CO2 reduction targets in compliance with CII. The retrofit package can be…

Taylor Named Austal USA COO for Transformation

Jun 26, 2023

Austal USA promoted Christy Taylor to the newly established position of Chief Operating Officer for Transformation. She will report to Austal USA president Rusty Murdaugh, and oversee Human Resources, Production Control, IT and Supply Chain…

Newport Shipping, NSB Group Tout Ship Widening Collaboration

Jun 19, 2023

Newport Shipping and NSB Group announced a plan to work together to develop their ship widening proposition for its customers. The NSB Group design will increase container capacity by up to 30% by implementing its unique widening concept, according…

Ardmore Shipping Builds a Better Fleet

Jun 14, 2023

Garry Noonan, Director, Innovation, Ardmore Shipping is candid in discussing emerging technologies and their impact on ship fuel and emissions reductions. With a fleet of product and chemical tankers under his guise, Noonan gives insights on technologies that he has seen work…

Logistics News

DP World Targets 60% Renewable Power at Indian Terminals by 2026

DP World Targets 60% Renewable Power at Indian Terminals by 2026

Third Battery Electric Tug Delivered to HaiSea Marine

Third Battery Electric Tug Delivered to HaiSea Marine

AIP for SDARI Ship Designs

AIP for SDARI Ship Designs

BSM Geared to Go on Carbon Compliance Management

BSM Geared to Go on Carbon Compliance Management

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