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Capesizes and very large crude carriers lead the way as investors adopt risk-averse approach


Will China’s shipbuilding bailout lead to capacity cut?

Cichen Shen

Debt-to-equity swap investors albeit state-backed will need to withdraw properly


Set Alert for Lloyd's List Sectors :: Shipbuilding

IMC Group exercises options for MR tanker quartet

Vessels to be built by Guangzhou Shipyard International

Asia Pacific China

Korea's financial watchdog to tighten inspection of shipping industry

As part of tightening oversight in the aftermath of irregularities at DSME, the government body will also introduce a harsher penalties on the firms that engage in illegal accounting practices

Asia Pacific South Korea

China’s newbuilding orders up 456% in January-February

Despite a sharp jump in orders, the total profits of the major yards have slid into negative territory amid huge pressure on costs

Asia Pacific Containers

DSME wins $365.4m order to build two LNG carriers

Orders so far this year are now valued above $1.5bn for the company, which has been loss-making amid falling revenue.

Asia Pacific South Korea

South Korea warns troubled STX O&S to speed up restructuring

Government says it may have no choice but to ‘take care’ of the shipbuilder if it does not come up with concrete normalisation plans by April 9

Asia Pacific South Korea

South Korea to subsidise two cities hit hard by shipbuilding woes

Government sets up a special Won130bn loans fund for businesses and extends expiry dates for existing loans

Asia Pacific South Korea

South Korean banks' financial exposure to SSME and STX O&S at $4.3bn

Local banks in Tongyeong and Jinhae — home cities to SSME and STX O&S — might be affected by the exposure

Asia Pacific South Korea

South Korean authorities to continue support for two key shipbuilders

SSME will file for court receivership while STX O&S will come up with cost-cutting measures in April

Asia Pacific South Korea

Opinion: Cold comfort

Moves to find a replacement for the sole surviving US Coast Guard heavy icebreaker have been made at a glacial pace

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