Shipbuilding News


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…

Goltens Worldwide Appoints Sandeep Seth CEO

May 31, 2023

Goltens Worldwide appointed Sandeep Seth as Chief Executive Officer.He joined Goltens in 2002 and occupied positions of increasing responsibility since then. Since 2019 he has served as company President, leading the organization through the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic…

Mitsubishi, Nihon Launch Effort to Design, Build an LCO2 Carrier

May 22, 2023

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding and Nihon Shipyard -- a Tokyo-based joint venture for ship design and sales between Imabari Shipbuilding  and Japan Marine United Corporation -- have started joint study for the development of an ocean-going liquified CO2 (LCO2) carrier…

SHI European 'Road Show' Showcases New Ship Designs

May 18, 2023

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) held aTechnology Road Show in Europe as an official debut of its new design ship.SHI held its 'Samsung Technical Seminar in Athens' at the Marriott Hotel in Athens, Greece, and announcing details on a pair of new designs: an LNG carrier and a container ship…

Ship Recycling Set to Boom Through 2032, Says BIMCO

May 17, 2023

“Over the next ten years, from 2023 to 2032, more than 15,000 ships with deadweight capacity of more than 600 million tonnes are expected to be recycled, more than twice the amount recycled in the previous ten years,” says Niels Rasmussen, Chief Shipping Analyst at BIMCO…

How Gdańsk is Reclaiming its Industrial Waterfront

May 15, 2023

The prosperity of port cities, throughout history, has been closely tied to the ports’ ability to adapt to economic and technological change. As ships got bigger, ports had to keep up. This has often seen the port proper grow apart from the…

Young Named VP Production Ops at Austal USA

May 09, 2023

Austal USA promoted Chris Young to Vice President of Production Operations. Young, formerly Senior Director of Production, is a 26-year veteran of Austal with 19 of those years spent at Austal USA’s new construction manufacturing facilities in Mobile…

World’s First Methanol-Fueled Containership Launched

Apr 20, 2023

The world’s first methanol-fueled containership has been launched for A.P. Moller - Maersk as the Danish shipping giant makes headway toward its goal to decarbonize its operations.“The launching was successfully completed on April 4 at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard…

Japanese Leaders Collaborate on Ammonia-Fueled Gas Carrier

Apr 14, 2023

ClassNK issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for an ammonia-fueled gas carrier which has been jointly developed by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Tsuneishi Shipbuilding and Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding.Ammonia is expected to be used as a ship fuel for decarbonization since it does not emit CO2 when combusted…

Belov Engenharia Shipyard Delivers 'E-Pushboat' HB Poraque

Apr 14, 2023

Belov Engenharia Shipyard, located in Salvador, Brazil, delivered the first Robert Allan Ltd. designed RApide 2000-E pushboat – HB Poraque. It is the first of two battery/diesel electric vessels for Hidrovias do Brasil S.A. HB Poraque is a battery electric shallow draft pushboat…

Tärntank Wind-Assisted Tanker Trio to Sport Kongsberg Gear

Mar 28, 2023

Kongsberg Maritime will supply design, engineering and equipment for three MGO/Biofuel and methanol-ready tanker ships being built for Danish tanker operator Tärntank. The 15,000-dwt tanker vessels will feature wind assist technology plus Tärntank’s own battery-powered Hybrid Solution…

First LNG Bunker Ship Launched in China for Fratelli Cosulich Group

Mar 24, 2023

Alice Cosulich, the first of two Small Scale & Bunker Vessels for Fratelli Cosulich Group was recently christened and luanced at the CIMC SOE shipyard in China.Giulia Cosulich, ESG Corporate Director at Fratelli Cosulich Group, acted as the godmother of the vessel…

Liberty Lines Extends Hybrid Ferry Order to 12

Mar 24, 2023

Italy's Liberty Lines expanded its order from nine to 12 of the 38m hybrid monohull passenger ferries designed by Incat Crowther, built by Astilleros Armon’s shipyard in Spain.Each of the 12 new vessels will designed to have a flexible hybrid…

Stolt Tankers Buys Tanker Pair for Caribbean Trade

Mar 21, 2023

Stolt Tankers acquired two 15,000 dwt stainless steel chemical tankers built in 2018 and 2019 respectively. The ships will be named Stolt Condor and Stolt Tucan, joining Stolt Tankers’ Inter-Caribbean service (SNICS) improving Stolt Tankers’…

Fremantle Ports Orders New Pilot Boats

Mar 14, 2023

Western Australia’s Fremantle Ports has awarded a $7.6m contract to Geraldton boat and ship builders, Dongara Marine, to construct two new pilot boats to enhance its small boat fleet.The first pilot boat is scheduled for delivery in mid-2024…

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

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

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Xeneta: US Importers Caught in a Vicious Circle

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