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Latest From Shipbuilding

Ro-ro cargo sector well on the road to regeneration

With much of the fleet operating entirely in Emission Control Areas, the ro-ro cargo sector has been an innovator in vessel efficiency measures

International Roro

K Line to deliver two LNG vessels to Petronas

Previously, K Line has defined the liquefied natural gas carriers business as one of the top drivers for growth

Asia Pacific Japan

CSSC shipyard secures order for mid-sized containership pair

Deal marks the second order RCL has placed at the CSSC shipyard, lifting the tally to four vessels

China Thailand

Maersk supply deals encourage investment in energy transition

Maersk wants to be net-zero by 2040. To do so it will need to ensure that the supply of green methanol is sufficient to fuel its newbuildings

Denmark Maersk Group

Shipowners will be ‘forced’ to build greener ships

‘The big container lines understand they have got no choice. The major problem will be for the smaller private owners’

International Finance

Week in newbuildings: Decarbonisation drives multi-purpose vessel orders

United Heavy Lift and ForestWave Navigation confirm multi-purpose vessel orders with the transport of wind -power turbine blades in mind

International Shipbuilding
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Latest From Yard Talk

Yard Talk | Should a green ship be produced by a green yard?

Chinese yards are facing challenges from South Korean competitors, which have pledged to reach carbon neutrality by 2050. They are expected to be burdened with extra technical requirements and financial costs driven by China’s decarbonisation strategy 

Asia Pacific Containers

Yard Talk | Build-and-scrap subsidy for green ships? Perhaps not

Industry expert suggests China should first create a road map from the top that carefully assesses the feasibility of different fuel options and design a suitable pathway towards green shipping 

Asia Pacific Containers

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
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