Shipbuilding News

Wärtsilä Refits Classic Laker With Semi-Autonomous Navigation

By The Maritime Executive 01-14-2021 10:03:00

American Steamship Company and Wärtsilä are breaking new ground with a hands-off, self-driving, self-docking navigation...

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Ship Repair: A Financial Balancing Act

By Ingmar Loges 01-08-2021 07:18:19

Shipowners have limited options to access financing for ship repair, given the capital-intensive nature of vessel repairs also rep...

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VT Halter Prepares for Construction of Polar Security Cutter

By The Maritime Executive 01-07-2021 08:21:00

VT Halter Marine has completed a major upgrade project to its launch way in preparation for building the first Polar Security Cutt...

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Japan Launches New Nihon Shipyard in JV Between JMU and Imabari 

By The Maritime Executive 01-06-2021 07:05:08

Nine months after announcing their intentions to form a new joint venture, two of Japan’s largest shipbuilders launched thei...

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China Shipbuilding Breaks Ground for new Shipbuilding Yard in Shanghai

By The Maritime Executive 01-05-2021 08:33:16

China Shipbuilding Corporation broke ground on Monday for the construction of its newest shipyard which will be located on Changxi...

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South Korea Books First Large New Shipbuilding Order of 2021

By The Maritime Executive 01-05-2021 03:41:26

The South Korean shipbuilding industry is off to a strong start in the first days of 2021 continuing the momentum for new orders d...

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Huntington Ingalls Buys Vessel Autonomy Division of SIS

By The Maritime Executive 01-04-2021 04:58:00

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has acquired another vessel autonomy business with the purchase of the unmanned systems divisi...

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Ex-Chairman of Shipbuilder CSIC Expelled from Chinese Communist Party

By The Maritime Executive 01-04-2021 02:05:00

The former chairman and party chief of the former China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) has been expelled from the Commun...

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Lifting Smarter

By Sean Hogue 01-03-2021 02:42:36

Recent years have seen new and exciting lifting technology come to the forefront with the completion of record-breaking and increa...

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Photos: Float Out of First U.S. Built Great Lakes Bulker Since 1983

By The Maritime Executive 01-01-2021 04:56:33

The first U.S. flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier to be built on the Great Lakes in nearly four decades marked a key point in its co...

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