Shipbuilding

This page features all the latest orders for newbuildings placed at shipyards around the world.

Shipbuilding

A sign of Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines is seen at the company's head office in Tokyo July 20, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer

May 24, 2017

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines announced it plans to build the first LNG-powered tugboat in Japan. (more…)
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China Yard

May 23, 2017

Chinese shipbuilders have received orders from South Korean shippers to build 13 ships so far this year, while their South Korean rivals clinched deals from...
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Samsung Heavy Industries Shipyard

May 22, 2017

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has clinched a contract with Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) for the construction of two small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers worth...
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Clarksons

May 18, 2017

Forward cover, an indicator of shipbuilders’ future work levels, is still declining at a global level. (more…)
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SHI

May 17, 2017

The S. Korea labor ministry said it ordered Samsung Heavy Industries Co. to partially suspend operations after a fire broke out at its shipyard in...
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Hyundai HI

May 16, 2017

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) is set to close a shipyard in Gunsan, North Jeolla Province, after it completes the construction of a last remaining crude...
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DSME yard

May 15, 2017

A local S. Korea high court rejected appeal from a group of individual investors, removing the last stumbling block for a fresh $6 billion debt...
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S. Korea Yard

May 12, 2017

According to Clarkson Research UK, the global total amount of new shipbuilding orders reached 750,000 CGT last month and 340,000 CGT and 260,000 CGT went...
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HHI

May 11, 2017

The world’s second-largest shipbuilder has split itself into four companies, a move that would facilitate a potential sale of some of the businesses. (more…)
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Korea Shipyard Samsung

May 10, 2017

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. and Samsung Heavy Industries Co. have clinched orders valued at a combined US$1 billion to build very large crude carriers (VLCCs),...
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japan_shipyard

May 8, 2017

Japanese shipbuilders including Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and domestic leader Imabari Shipbuilding are joining forces to develop self-navigation systems and other technology that could help them...
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HHI

May 4, 2017

Despite stagnation that has been plaguing the global shipbuilding industry over the past few years, Korea’s big three shipbuilders — Hyundai Heavy Industries, Samsung Heavy...
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BW tanker vessel

May 3, 2017

BW Group is behind the order for four crude carriers at South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) that was revealed yesterday, the company has...
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KLC

May 2, 2017

Korea Line Corporation (KLC) has placed USD 487 million worth of orders for four bulk carriers and two liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. (more…)
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Vard

May 2, 2017

Vard Holdings Limited (“VARD”), one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels, announced that it has secured a contract for the design...
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