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Latest From Shipbuilding

Policy advisers press Beijing to ramp up greener shipping

Shipbuilding experts told the CPPCC conference in Beijing that the country is lagging behind its competitor nations in backing the development of future marine fuels and zero-emission vessel technologies

Asia Pacific Containers

New hull forms and training must be factored into future designs

A Mare Forum webinar has heard that shipbuilders’ reluctance to discuss new designs that would not fit production processes has left shipowners having to tweak existing vessels to meet emission targets

International Crewing

Box shipping prepares for new upcycle in post-pandemic recovery

When the current chaos in the supply chain eases, shippers face dealing with higher rates and emerging environmental costs

International Containers

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding targets $3.5bn in orders

CGS-CIMB Securities analyst Lim Siew Khee says Yangzijiang is expecting sizeable contracts with a series of 10 or more units to reap economies of scale and preserve its margins. Boxship newbuildings will be the main target

Asia Pacific Containers

Cement maker overwhelmed by interest in green ship project

The cement producer approached the international shipping community last year to work together on a green vessel. The response was overwhelming, says the company’s chartering manager

Dry Bulk Norway

Keppel Corp chairman to stand down

Dr Lee’s reign as Keppel non-executive chairman overlapped with several Keppel O&M transactions in Brazil that were subject to a cross-border anti-corruption probe

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Yard Talk | LNG’s climate credentials depend on a long bridge to decarbonisation

Shell is said to be considering the high pressure, ME-GI main engine, which can almost eliminate the methane slip from liquefied natural gas, for its dual-fuel VLCC newbuilding project in South Korea. But one big shortcoming of more advanced technology is: it’s expensive

International Tankers and Gas

Yard Talk | Shipbuilders vie for MSC ultra large boxship order

It remains to be seen how China’s shipbuilders will collaborate with compatriot leasing lenders to consummate the deals

Yard Talk China

Yard Talk | Why China is looking to China to support its shipping strategy

China has long sought to support the basic strategic goal of more Chinese cargo being carried by more Chinese ships, but never quite managed to pull it off. The shifting economic conditions, however, may well present the perfect opportunity to finally cement ‘guohuo guoyun’ as a reality and China’s shipyards will be reaping the rewards

Asia Pacific Containers

Yard Talk | Japanese builders set out pathways to zero-emission ships

The head of shipbuilding at Japan’s transport ministry outlines the country’s roadmap to zero-emission ships, and offers views on industry consolidation and state subsidies

Japan 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

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