Damen, EVC Join Forces on Expedition Cruise Ship Design

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Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards Group has teamed up with the UK-based expedition consultancy Expedition Voyage ...

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Shell Scraps USD 4.6 Bn FLNG Order at Samsung Heavy South Korea’s shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has received ...

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SHI’s Q1 Net Profit Climbs 45.9 Pct

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Korea-listed Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) booked a net profit of KRW 15.9 billion (USD 13.9 million) in the first ...

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Spotted: Ulstein’s 1st X-STERN Afloat

The first of two service operation vessels being built for the offshore wind industry was launched yesterday at ...

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Precious Shipping Drops Newbuild Trio at Sanfu

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Bangkok-listed dry cargo ship-owner Precious Shipping said it will cancel three shipbuilding ...

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Carnival Vista Handed Over to Carnival Cruise Line

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Miami-based Carnival Cruise Line took delivery of its newest and largest ship, the 133,500-ton Carnival Vista at a ...

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HHI Axes Quarter of Its Executive Personnel

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South Korean shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has laid off 25 per cent of its executives as a ...

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Shell Scraps USD 4.6 Bn FLNG Order at Samsung Heavy

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South Korea’s shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has received a contract termination for three floating ...

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Jan De Nul’s Offshore Installation Vessel Named

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The new offshore installation vessel of the Jan De Nul Group was christened today by Her Majesty the Queen of ...

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South Korea's Biggest Shipbuilders Still in the Lead

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Despite the historically low level of newbuilding orders seen in 2015, and a continued weak ordering streak in ...

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79 Pct of Ships Sold for Scrap in Q1 Ended Up in South Asia

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Out of 239 end-of-life ships sold for breaking in the first quarter of 2016 a total of 79 per cent of ships ended ...

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Korea Overhauling Its Ailing Shipping, Shipbuilding Sectors

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South Korean government is launching a corporate restructuring plan targeting its financially-troubled industries, ...

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Genting Hong Kong Seals Nordic Yards Takeover

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Genting Hong Kong has concluded the EUR 230.6 million (around USD 260 million) acquisition of Nordic Yards’ three ...

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Insurance Claims for Chinese Newbuilds Most Frequent

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Vessels built in China have a higher claims frequency than those of other major shipbuilding nations, according to ...

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BW LPG and BW Pacific Fix Seven New Ships

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Maritime companies BW LPG Limited and BW Pacific have found work for seven new vessels as the companies signed time ...

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HHI Returns to Black in Q1, Ends Losing Streak

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South Korean shipbuilding major Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has wrapped up its first profitable quarter after ...

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CSSC Shipping Secures USD 245 Mn Loan for Six Bulkers

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CSSC (Hong Kong) Shipping, a ship owning and leasing arm of China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), has ...

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VIDEO: MV Berlin Reaches Rostock after 4 Years of Delay

After four years of delay, a new hybrid ferry owned by the German-Danish ferry operator Scandlines reached its ...

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No Bidders in Sainty Marine’s Second Auction

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The second asset auction of Shenzhen-listed shipbuilder Jiangsu Sainty Marine has failed as the sale of the ...

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Netherlands, Indonesia Forge Maritime Ties

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The Netherlands and Indonesia have signed a maritime collaboration agreement in an effort to strengthen ties in the ...

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Navig8 Product Tankers Secures Loan for 4 Newbuilds

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Shipping company Navig8 Product Tankers Inc. has entered into a USD 130.3 million senior secured credit facility ...

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Keel Laid for Mein Schiff 6 as Mein Schiff 5 Nears Delivery

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Finland-based Meyer Turku shipyard started today the assembly of TUI Cruises ship Mein Schiff 6 with the laying of ...

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Spotted: Magnolia State Christened by NASSCO

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One day after the Earth Day celebration all over the world, Californian shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO held a ...

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EKTANK Orders Chemical Quartet at CSSC Chengxi

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Swedish shipowner EKTANK AB has signed a construction contract with Chinese shipbuilder CSSC Chengxi Shipyard for ...

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MHI in Financial Woes Due to AIDA Cruises Ships

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Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has booked additional extraordinary loss of JPY 50.8 billion ...

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Scandlines' New Ferry Starts Final Tests before Delivery

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A new hybrid ferry owned by the German-Danish ferry operator Scandlines left the Danish shipyard Fayard on 20 April ...

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Sembcorp Marine Resorts to Arbitration over Sete Contracts

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Singaporean shipbuilder Sembcorp Marine Ltd has launched an arbitration proceedings against various subsidiaries of ...

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