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Latest From Shipbuilding

The week in charts: West coast container throughput drops, latest shipbuilding forecast

Coronavirus is delivering a severe shock to the US supply chain, as the latest figures for Long Beach and LA show, while China is on course to strengthen its position as the world’s biggest shipbuilder

International Coronavirus

Ren Yuanlin hands over reins of Yangzijiang Shipbuilding

Executive chairman says he will take an advisory role after stepping down from the helm while letting the younger generation management take on more responsibilities

Asia Pacific China

Virus may expedite transformation of class, says BV’s de Tugny

Shipping has three key challenges, says Matthieu de Tugny: volatile markets, regulatory compliance, and technological change. Class can be a partner in solving all three

France Classification

World boxship fleet update: Fleet in stasis as pandemic curbs activity

Even with a slowdown in deliveries, a frozen demo market and backed-up scrubber retrofits are pushing up idle fleet capacity

International OOCL

China to strengthen position as world’s biggest shipbuilder

Shipbuilding output is still on course to rise in 2020, based on estimates from Lloyd’s List Intelligence, with China expected to increase its share of the total world dwt delivered

Shipbuilding Tankers and Gas

BP’s force majeure claim hits Golar LNG

BP’s bid to invoke coronavirus to back its force majeure claim has set alarm bells ringing over the sanctity of Golar LNG’s standing contracts

Singapore Norway
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Latest From Yard Talk

Bahri brings in more VLCCs as Saudi oil cargoes head out

Ongoing Saudi strategy to flood the market with oil sees Bahri charter in another two VLCCs within five days

Saudi Arabia Coronavirus

Yard Talk | Target for new orders looks a tall order

Demand for both LNG carrier and large containership newbuildings this year may fall short of expectations due to the coronavirus outbreaks

Asia Pacific Containers

Yard Talk | Who will blink first?

Japan is one of the five foreign jurisdictions whose anti-trust authorities can throw a spanner in the works of the HHI-DSME megamerger 

Asia Pacific Containers

Yard Talk | No end to state subsidy seen

Shipbuilding nations advocating market-based rules, such as Japan, have been disappointed by continuing government handouts from competitors, but the frustration is unlikely to go away anytime soon

CSSC Shipbuilding

Yard Talk | Chance for a Japanese renaissance

South Korea and China have eaten away at the Japanese share of the shipbuilding market in recent years

Japan Containers

Yard Talk | Little new year cheer for shipbuilders

While the number of active shipyards has shrunk significantly since 2009, hopefully the power of consolidation will truly revive the industry

Asia Pacific Yard Talk
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