Ship construction

Design for production is a fundamental element for holistic ship design. So a valuable outcome of the HOLISHIP project will be the amount and quality of product related data available in the early design phase. This data, with the shipyards practical experience will increase the involvement of production related aspects in the design optimisation process.

HHI yard.

The world’s largest shipbuilding group is turning to investors once again to raise liquidity, after issuing KRW150 billion of bonds in February, also through private placements.

Vale Dalian.

All Vale’s VLOCs to be sold in mining company's bid to lower depreciation and impairments.


Channel operator implements a major new stage of fleet rejuvenation with EUR200 million (USD237 million) German order for an LNG-fuelled ro-pax ferry.



Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction yard.

South Korean shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction’s engineering subsidiary will be taken over by its employees after they have been chosen as the preferred bidder.

Yuan Getty

Chinese shipbuilder has signed RMB21.87 billion (USD3.28 billion) debt-to-equity swap framework agreement with eight investors in a bid to deleverage. 

Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction yard.

South Korean shipbuilding and construction group Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction is expediting the sale of its engineering subsidiary as part of its massive self-restructuring efforts.

The 1993-built Wan Hai 212.

Taiwan’s shipping company Wan Hai Lines cancels eight container ship orders from Japanese shipbuilder owing to significant changes in newbuilding rules and environmental regulations.

Liquefied ammonia barge Harvest.

The barge will be deployed carrying cargoes of up to 22,000 tonnes of anhydrous ammonia for Tampa Port Services, a subsidiary of The Mosaic Company, a global producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash. 

SITC Guangxi.

Hong Kong-listed SITC has announced a USD68 million order for four new feeder ships at South Korea's Dae Sun Shipbuilding & Engineering.