Marikanis-led Capital Group has placed an order for two Aframax tanker newbuilding with South Korean yard Daehan Shipbuilding.
Chinese shipbuilder Yangzijiang is establishing a joint venture with Japanese trader Mitsui & Co.
Japan’s Mitsui & Co has booked a bulker duo from Imabari Shipbuilding.
Fairplay understands that the first of the two 45,000 gt ropax vessels that TT-Line plans to build at the Jiangsu Jinling shipyard has become a firm order.
The new order is the third Ultramax order that the Wuhu shipyard has won in recent three weeks
South Korean President Moon Jae-in urged the country's shipbuilders to reclaim their dominance, citing their lead in LNG-fuelled vessels.
MODEC plans to convert Britanis to an FPSO for charter to Petrobras.
The companies will join forces to build shuttle tankers ranging from 42,000–120,000 dwt.
The refund guarantees enable the struggling mid-tier South Korean shipbuilder to start work on the vessels, which were contracted by Greek owner Oceangold in June.
CSBC is also building a 140 m barge intended to transport wind farm equipment.