Ship Construction

Yangzijiang is establishing a joint venture with Japanese trader Mitsui & Co. Credit: Yangzijiang Shipbuilding

Chinese shipbuilder Yangzijiang is establishing a joint venture with Japanese trader Mitsui & Co.


Imabari Shipbuilding yard

Japan’s Mitsui & Co has booked a bulker duo from Imabari Shipbuilding.


TT-Line-operated Robin Hood

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.


wuhu shipyard

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 local shipbuilders to reclaim pole position. Credit: Dietmar Hasenpusch

South Korean President Moon Jae-in urged the country's shipbuilders to reclaim their dominance, citing their lead in LNG-fuelled vessels. 


Aerial view of a Petrobras platform

MODEC plans to convert Britanis to an FPSO for charter to Petrobras.


Rosneft company logo in Cyrillic script

The companies will join forces to build shuttle tankers ranging from 42,000–120,000 dwt.


Aerial view of STX O&S’s Singapore yard

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.


The contract signing between CSBC and Yang Ming

CSBC is also building a 140 m barge intended to transport wind farm equipment.


Miss Marina, one of Cargill’s chartered products tankers

The Geneva-based US commodity trader contracted the units for delivery in 2020, brokers say.