Shipbuilding News

"Unplanned" Crane Movement Could Delay New Wind Installation Vessel

Published Oct 18, 2021 5:20 PM by The Maritime Executive

Crane builder Liebherr and offshore wind vessel operator Seaway 7 have experienced a setback in the construction of the monopile-i...


Chinese Shipyard Closes Due to Lack of Profitability 

Published Oct 13, 2021 3:09 PM by The Maritime Executive

One of China’s mid-sized shipbuilders, Tianjin Xingang Ship Heavy Industry, announced that it will stop all operations as of...


Three Years After Hurricane Michael, ESG is Back and Charging Ahead

Published Oct 10, 2021 2:39 PM by The Maritime Executive

Few shipyards have the opportunity to build their infrastructure around the needs of a specific vessel program, but Florida-based...


South Korea’s Hanjin Shipyard Wins First Commercial Order in Six Years

Published Oct 5, 2021 3:39 PM by The Maritime Executive

Six years after being forced to leave the commercial newbuilding business due to financial troubles, South Korea’s Hanjin He...


New York's First Ollis-Class Ferry Commissioned Into Service

Published Oct 4, 2021 10:04 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Monday, Eastern Shipbuilding Group celebrated the commissioning of the SSG Michael H. Ollis, the first in a series of three&nbs...


Korea Looks at Options to Speed KSOE-DSME Merger

Published Sep 30, 2021 4:48 PM by The Maritime Executive

For the fifth time since announcing the plans to merge two of South Korea’s leading shipbuilders, Korean officials confirmed...


Shipbuilding Orders Continue to Build Towards a Record Year

Published Sep 29, 2021 5:28 PM by The Maritime Executive

As the third quarter comes to a close, the turnaround for the shipbuilding industry in 2021 continues to set records, exceedi...


Bollinger Reopens All 11 Yards After Hurricane Ida

Published Sep 27, 2021 12:30 AM by The Maritime Executive

Hurricane Ida significantly impacted Southern Louisiana's maritime industry, including Bollinger Shipyards, which operates 11...


World’s Largest Very Large Gas Carriers (VLGCS) Ordered in China

Published Sep 23, 2021 3:08 PM by The Maritime Executive

Sinogas, the Singapore-based gas shipowner, has placed a firm order for two of the 93,000 cbm VLGCs, with options for three more v...


HHI Received AiP for Ammonia Carrier with Ammonia Fuel Propulsion

Published Sep 21, 2021 7:36 PM by The Maritime Executive

In the race to develop commercial ammonia technology for the shipping industry, South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries and K...

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