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Six Die after Shipyard Blast in Cartagena

Six persons died and at least 15 people sustained injuries following a huge explosion at Cotecmar shipyard in ...

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Damen Expands Footprint with Keppel Verolme Shipyard

The Netherlands-based Damen Shipyards Group has entered into an agreement with Singapore’s Keppel Offshore ...

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Thomson Majesty Returns to Gibdock for Repair Works

Gibraltar-based shipyard Gibdock has welcomed back the cruise ship Thomson Majesty, the Thomson-operated vessel ...

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Report: Cosco, China Shipping to Merge Shipbuilding Yards

Two of China’s major shipping companies could merge 11 shipbuilding yards into a single entity, The Wall ...

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Vard Ups Stake in Brazilian Shipyard

Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer Vard Holdings Limited has increased its shareholdings in the Brazilian ...

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Lawsuits Pile Up against Ailing STX Shipbuilding

South Korea’s financially troubled shipbuilder STX Offshore & Shipbuilding is facing some 25 civil ...

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South Korean Shipyard Workers to Go on Joint Strike

Unionized workers at South Korea’s Big Three shipyards – Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering ...

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Six Arrested in Río Santiago Shipyard Fraud Probe

Six people have been arrested by Argentinian authorities over fraud allegations of public funds linked to the ...

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Crane Collapses at Sembcorp Shipyard, Damages Rig

A crane collapse at the Sembcorp Marine Tanjong Kling shipyard in Singapore caused damage to a jackup rig under ...

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AIDAprima Hit by Fire in Shipyard

A small fire broke out in the rear part of the newbuild AIDAprima cruise ship, owned by cruise line company AIDA ...

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Cochin and GTT Make It Official

Indian Cochin shipyard and French containment systems specialist Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT) have signed ...

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Fujian Crown Ocean Shipbuilding Out of Service

Chinese shipbuilding enterprise Fujian Crown Ocean Shipbuilding has seen most of its staff leave the shipyard due ...

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Japan Vows Support for Indian Ship Recycling Sector

 Japan is said to be moving towards providing official development assistance to upgrade facilities and improve ...

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Carriers That Don’t Order Big Ships Will Be Left Behind

The window of opportunity for carriers to order 18-20,000 teu mega ships is closing and those that do not make the ...

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Cammell Laird Snares Ferry Deal

Cammell Laird Snares Ferry Deal

The U.K.’s Cammell Laird shipyard has secured a GBP 5.7 million (USD 8.7m) newbuild ferry contract with the ...

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COSCO On a Roll

COSCO Shipyard Group said that it has secured two shipbuilding contracts through its subsidiaries worth ...

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CSSC Investigated for Corruption

An inspection by China’s central government anti-corruption team found that the state-backed shipbuilding ...

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Bank of China, China Shipping Pen USD 14.4 Bln Deal

Bank of China and China Shipping Group signed on Monday a global strategic cooperation agreement in Beijing worth ...

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Scorpio Bulkers Swaps Bulkers for Tankers

Scorpio Bulkers has reached agreements with a shipyard in South Korea to modify existing newbuilding contracts for ...

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Stena Bulk Names First of Its Ten Newbuilds

Stena Bulk’s IMOIIMAX Stena Impression, the first of ten 50,000 DWT MR chemical tanker newbuilds, was named ...

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Wärtsilä to Power Up World’s First CNG Carrier

The world’s first carrier vessel for compressed natural gas (CNG) is to be powered by an integrated Wärtsilä ...

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