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"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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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