Ship Construction

DSME South Korean yard
Core shipbuilding business is profitable, but losses from Daewoo Mangalia Heavy Industries sale result in debt.

Stock photo of the Japanese and Korean flags sitting side by side
DSME, especially, was a target of criticism, with Japan griping about the substantial bailouts put up by KDB and KEXIM.

CSSC logo at a shipyard
The company plans to use the IPO proceeds to expand its ship-leasing business.

Meridian Express

More MR tankers being contracted amid refinery expansion.


Sanoyas Shipbuilding

Some shipbuilders continue to be in the red as orders slow down.


Ren Yuanlin

The largest non-state-owned Chinese shipbuilder, which is listed in Singapore, disclosed its ambition when it announced results for the third quarter of 2018 on 7 November.


DSME shipyard

South Korean trade ministry said support measures comply with international norms


Japan and South Korea flags

Tokyo cites protectionist government support for DSME amid diplomatic tension


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.