Computational Fluid Dynamics

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Clarksons: Boxship Orderbook to Continue Diminishing

The containership orderbook has diminished by 30% in capacity terms since the start of 2016 and in the first half ...

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Disney Cruise Line Adds One to Meyer Werft Orderbook

The US-based cruise company Disney Cruise Line has decided to further expand its fleet as it added a third vessel ...

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Yangzijiang Shipbuilding's Orderbook Hits USD 133 Mn in Q2

Singapore-listed Yangzijiang Shipbuilding (Holdings) has bagged six effective orders in the second quarter of 2017 ...

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Clarksons: Shipowners Favor VLCCs

With contracting this year only slightly less subdued than in 2016, there has been a welcome influx of activity in ...

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Greek Owners Top First Half of 2017 Orderbook

Greek companies continue to lead the way in vessel ordering this year, followed closely by Chinese firms, according ...

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Clarksons: Greece Owns the World's Largest Fleet

With the latest turn of the tide, Greek owners have placed themselves at the top with 210.1 millon gross tons, ...

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HHI's January-May Orderbook Hits USD 3.8 Bn

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has seen its newbuilding orders surge during ...

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New Orders Pouring Into HHI

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) reported USD 2.04 billion-worth of newbuilding orders in ...

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Japan's Orderbook Sees Slowest Decline Rate

Amid the current muted shipbuilding market the Japanese orderbook has shown its endurance and recently surpassed ...

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Product Tanker Fleet Enters Moderate Growth Era

Product tanker orderbook has dropped to its lowest level in nearly 17 years as it was equivalent to 10.2% of fleet ...

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Large Tanker Orderbook Not as Scary as It Looks

Based on the delivery schedule of the current orderbook, deliveries of new tankers in 2017 will reach the highest ...

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Samsung Heavy Ups 2017 Orderbook Aim

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has raised its orderbook goal for 2017 to USD 6 billion, ...

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Clarksons: Non-Delivery Could Hit Record Levels in 2016

Non-delivery of vessels on the orderbook, which has been a prominent theme in shipbuilding in the last decade, ...

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Clarksons: Vessel Orders Take a Nosedive in Q3

Overall contracting of new vessels plunged in the three-month period from July to September to a mere 88 units, ...

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Clarksons: Bulk Carrier Fleet Expansion to Slow Down

Due to depressed dry bulk market conditions, which triggered a slump in bulk carrier contracting and in turn led to ...

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MSI: Future Shipping Cycles to See Structural Change

Excess shipyard capacity and a slowing but still considerable orderbook are the negative factors overhanging ...

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Alphaliner: Boxship Orderbook Ratio Drops Like It's 1999

The containership orderbook, measured as a percentage of the existing fleet, has fallen to its lowest level since ...

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Drewry: LNG Market Will Need More Vessels

Despite the current weakness in liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping rates, the market will require more LNG ...

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USD 43.8 Bn Fleet Awaiting Delivery in 2016

During the first half of 2016, some USD 28.4 billion worth of vessels have been delivered to their respective ...

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DSME's Orderbook Still Ranked First

South Korean shipbuilding major Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) stayed at the top of the list in ...

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JMU Clinches RoRo Order, Delivers Capesize Bulker

Tokyo-headquartered shipbuilder Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) has increased its orderbook as it received a ...

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