Yangzijiang shipbuilding facilities

It is possible that the two 82,000 dwt units are options tied to the joint venture’s maiden order.

Close-up of side of Namsung Shipping container ship

South Korean feeder operator places order after obtaining financing through Korea Ocean Business Corporation.

Jung Sung-leep, DSME CEO

Oil price recovery renews possibility that Angolan oil company could finally take delivery of drillship pair.


Stena Forerunner

Leading European ro-ro operators and ports are investing in additional vessel and terminal capacity in anticipation of rising volumes while simultaneously preparing for the potential disruptive effect of the UK leaving the EU

Bunkering a ship

Doubts linger over whether local producers will be able to reduce the sulphur content of their BFO to meet the 2020 deadline.

Nacala port's container terminal. Credit: CDN

Japan leads efforts to rehabilitate and expand Mozambique’s third-largest commercial port in anticipation of a coal production boom in southern Africa. 

SITC Hebei

Orders add to growing trend in feeder vessel newbuildings amid rising charter rates.

DSME shipyard

Three additional VLCCs booked at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering after maiden order in early 2018

SPP Shipbuilding’s yard.

Creditors sell off facility after unsuccessful attempts to find buyer for SPP Shipbuilding

George Economou

Orders come amid sky-high charter rates and healthy long-term outlook.