Ship Construction

CEO of STX Offshore & Shipbuilding, Jang Yoon-geun.
The South Korean shipbuilder has sold a factory, floating dock, and apartment block to strengthen liquidity and hopes to win banks’ support

DSME’s shipyard
Forty of the vessels will be ordered by government bodies, with the private sector ordering 100 vessels.

Ardmore Explorer
Chinese finance lessors have been increasing their presence in shipowning; CMB FL now has nearly 70 vessels.

Yangzhou Dayang, the shipbuilder now owned by Sumec Marine
Finance lessor shows support for shipbuilder on new lease of life

BTG Eiger, one of the group’s Kamsarmax bulkers
Order will raise Norwegian owner’s Kamsarmax fleet to 10 units.

Wah Kwong chair Sabrina Chao
Wah Kwong turns to its regular builder to expand bulker fleet.

A group of men at the signing ceremony
Wilmar continues to expand its owned fleet with newbuilding orders.

Laem Chabang
Sale highlights company’s poor profitability; third consecutive loss looming.

Perth-based shipbuilder supplying US and Australian defence forces has come under attack. Credit: Shutterstock

A Wan Hai Lines container ship
Following a substantial newbuilding order for 20 feeder ships, Taiwanese intra-Asia carrier has contracted 16,100 containers.