Shipbuilding News

 

Downturns in Chinese Shipping Industry

Jul 02, 2009

Though it has sustained economic growth for the past ten years, China’s shipbuilding industry suffered in 2008. The nation contracted 48.3% fewer ships in the first half of the year as compared to 2007. Carrying capacity was down by about 45%…

Is it the End for Bender Shipbuilding?

Jul 01, 2009

Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co. agreed to seek protection from its creditors, filing a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition to reorganize.The company announced in a prepared statement that it intended to cut its workforce to about 300 to keep operations…

Hawaii Superferry Wants to Abandon Catamarans

Jun 25, 2009

According to a June 24 report from Honoluluadvertiser.com, Hawaii Superferry has asked to abandon its two high-speed catamarans to creditors because of the significant cost of maintaining the vessels as the company moves through bankruptcy. MARAD…

Joint Leadership Meeting, Russian Shipbuilders

Jun 25, 2009

Led by Alexander Ananenkov, Deputy Chairman of Gazprom Management Committee, the company’s delegation continues its business trip to Saint Petersburg.The delegation is composed of Oleg Aksyutin, Member of the Management Committee – Head of the Gas Transportation…

Largest Shipbuilding Enterprise in South China

Jun 24, 2009

According to a report from People’s Daily Online, three major central state-owned enterprises (SOEs), China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), Baosteel Group Corporation and China Shipping (Group) Company, have joined hands to establish CSSC Guangzhou…

Logistics News

Höegh Autoliners Orders Customized Simulators from Kongsberg Digital

Höegh Autoliners Orders Customized Simulators from Kongsberg Digital

Houthis Claim Attack on Four Ships at Israel's Haifa Port

Houthis Claim Attack on Four Ships at Israel's Haifa Port

Fire Suspends Sugar Loading at Tiplam Terminal in Brazil's Santos Port

Fire Suspends Sugar Loading at Tiplam Terminal in Brazil's Santos Port

Houston Container Volumes Up 21% in May

Houston Container Volumes Up 21% in May

Subscribe for Maritime Logistics Professional E‑News