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Containership Orders at Record Levels with New Order Linked to MSC  

Published Jan 24, 2022 3:19 PM by The Maritime Executive

After a record year for containership construction orders, 2022 is starting strong with China reporting a first large order. The c...

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Russia’s First LNG-Fueled Icebreaker to be Built at Helsinki Shipyard

Published Jan 21, 2022 1:47 PM by The Maritime Executive

Preparations are beginning for the construction of Russia’s first LNG-fueled icebreaker. The vessel, which will also be the...

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MPC Leverages Hanjin Relaunch for Feeder Ship Order with Fast Delivery

Published Jan 17, 2022 1:53 PM by The Maritime Executive

Germany’s MPC Capital looking to take advantage of opportunities in the containership feeder ship market confirmed that it i...

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EU Formally Rejects South Korean Shipyard Merger Over LNG Concerns

Published Jan 13, 2022 2:12 PM by The Maritime Executive

The European Commission confirmed its opposition to the proposed acquisition of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering by Hy...

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Fincantieri Begins Construction on the Largest LNG Barge in the U.S.

Published Jan 11, 2022 7:06 PM by The Maritime Executive

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding has started construction on the largest LNG bunkering barge ever built in the United States. The unit...

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Report: EU Will Move This Week to Block Korean Shipyard Merger

Published Jan 11, 2022 4:25 PM by The Maritime Executive

With the European Commission less than two weeks away from its scheduled deadline to announce a decision on the proposed merger of...

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Genting’s German Shipyards File for Bankruptcy

Published Jan 10, 2022 3:19 PM by The Maritime Executive

The German shipyard operations of Genting Hong Kong filed for bankruptcy on January 10 after last-minute talks between the Malaysi...

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Maersk Exercises Option for Additional Methanol-Fueled Containerships

Published Jan 10, 2022 1:04 PM by The Maritime Executive

Maersk is contracting for four additional 16,000 TEU container ships from Hyundai Mipo shipyard as part of its order for new vesse...

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Chinese Shipbuilding Starts 2022 with Record LNG Carrier Order

Published Jan 7, 2022 7:44 PM by The Maritime Executive

China’s shipbuilding industry is reporting a strong start to 2022 with a record-setting order and growth in the important LN...

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Genting’s MV Werften Nears Insolvency With German Aid Stalled

Published Jan 7, 2022 1:41 PM by The Maritime Executive

Genting Hong Kong’s German shipbuilder MV Werften is reportedly teetering on the brink of insolvency as the company fin...

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