Dorian LPG Adds Two, Postpones One VLGC

Dorian LPG Adds Two, Postpones One VLGC

Dorian LPG, a U.S.-based liquefied petroleum gas shipping company, has taken delivery of the very large gas carrier ...

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Drones Becoming Ever More Popular in Shipbuilding

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Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), or drones, as they are better known, are gaining in popularity in various ...

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Obama Pushes for Icebreaker Fleet Expansion

Obama Pushes for Icebreaker Fleet Expansion

The United States President Barack Obama has proposed to accelerate the acquisition of new icebreakers for the U.S. ...

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Product Tanker Supply About to Outpace Demand

Product Tanker Supply About to Outpace Demand

Impending fleet growth is expected to reduce the product tanker market’s earnings over the medium term ...

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New Zealand Faces Expected Ship Officer Shortages Head-On

New Zealand Faces Expected Ship Officer Shortage Head On

Worldwide shortages of over 42,500 officers expected by 2019 has prompted New Zealand’s maritime industry and ...

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Video: Naming of First Philippine-Built LPG Carrier

Naming of First Philippine-Built LPG Carrier

Teekay LNG and Belgium’s Exmar held a naming ceremony for M/V Kaprijke on August 24 at Hanjin Heavy ...

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Stena Bulk Names Third IMOIIMAX Tanker

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 Chemical and product tanker Stena Imperial, jointly owned by Stena Bulk and Indonesian Golden Agri Resources ...

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Euronav Takes USD 750 Million Facility

Euronav Takes USD 750 Million Facility

Antwerp-based tanker owner and operator Euronav has signed a new USD 750 million senior credit facility to ...

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Hyundai Mipo Strikes Again

Hyundai Mipo Strikes Again

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard has won an order for two Roll-on/Roll-off (RORO) ships, worth a ...

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VIDEO: Take a Tour of Besiktas Shipyard

Take a Tour of Besiktas Shipyard

Maintenance is a key aspect of keeping ships in service and improving their durability and life expectancy. Since ...

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Samsung Heavy, Korea Eximbank Take Reins at Sungdong

Samsung Heavy and Korea Eximbank Take Reins at Sungdong Shipbuilding

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries and the Export-Import Bank of Korea (Korea Eximbank) have agreed ...

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Indian Shipbuilders to Get a Lifeline

Indian Shipbuilders to Get a Lifeline

The Indian government is about to consider a subsidy scheme intended for the domestic shipbuilding industry ...

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Evergreen Offloads SINOPACIFIC Stake

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Evergreen Holding Group (Evergreen) has entered into an agreement with investment holding company CIMC Enric ...

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Ferguson to Build CalMac Eco Ferries

Ferguson to Build CalMac Eco Ferries

Scotland’s Ferguson Marine Engineering Limited has been selected as the preferred tenderer for the GBP 97 ...

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Pioneer Marine Adds First Green Dolphin Handysize

Pioneer Marine Adds First Green Dolphin Handysize

Oslo-listed dry bulk specialist Pioneer Marine Inc. has taken delivery of its first 38,464 dwt, Green Dolphin ...

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Hyundai Mipo Bags Gas Carrier Trio

Hyundai Mipo Bags Gas Carrier Trio

Ulsan-based shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard has won an order for the construction of three gas carriers worth a ...

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Eimskip Scraps Boxship Order in China

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 The Icelandic Steamship Company (Eimskip) has decided to cancel a container ship ordered at Chinese ...

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VIDEO: NASSCO Launches Second LNG Boxship

NASSCO Launches Second LNG Boxship

California-based shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO launched the second of two of the world’s first liquefied ...

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BW LPG Takes Fifth VLGC Newbuilding from Hyundai Heavy

BW LPG Takes Fifth VLGC Newbuilding from Hyundai Heavy

Singapore-based owner and operator of gas carriers BW LPG Limited has taken delivery of BW Libra, the fifth Very ...

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COSCO Dalian Linked to VLCC Order at DACKS

COSCO Dalian Linked to VLCC Order at DACKS

China’s shipping company Dalian Ocean Shipping CO. (COSCO Dalian) is reported to have ordered two Very Large ...

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Hyundai Heavy Back at Wärtsilä

Hyundai Heavy Back at Wärtsilä

South Korean shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has placed two contracts with Wärtsilä for seawater/propane ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 24th – 28th)

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VIDEO: Panama Canal’s Pacific Locks Spring Leak The newly constructed third set of locks of the long-awaited Panama ...

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Spotted: Oak Spirit Starts Taking Shape at DSME

DSME Starts Building Teekay's 2nd LNG Ship

Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has laid the keel for Teekay’s second ...

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Sainty Marine Turns to Arbitration over Order Cancellations

Sainty Marine Turns to Arbitration over Order Cancellations

Shenzhen-listed shipbuilder Jiangsu Sainty Marine Corp informed that it has filed for arbitration at London ...

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LR to Class Largest Heavy Lift Crane Vessel

LR to Class Largest Heavy Lift Crane Vessel

International classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) has won a contract to class the world’s largest ...

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Frontline CEO: Tanker Orderbook Is a Concern

Tanker Orderbook Is a Concern

The strength of the tanker market which has enjoyed pretty high rates may be threatened by the inflow of the new ...

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Seadrill Delays Newbuilds amid Challenging Market

Seadrill Delays Newbuilds amid Challenging Market

Offshore drilling company Seadrill has delayed deliveries of two drillships currently under construction for two ...

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