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Latest From Shipbuilding

The week in newbuildings: Alternative fuel vessels dominate ordering activity

The containership and vehicle carrier sectors are leading the way in the drive towards alternative fuels, according to data tracked by Lloyd's List

International Dry Bulk

Seoul court orders GTT to alter licensing practices

French LNG containment system designer was asked to separate its technology licence agreement from the technical assistance upon shipyards’ request. But a financial penalty it paid last year was revoked

Asia Pacific Tankers and Gas

China Merchants unveils $600m methanol-fuel PCTC orders

The company says it wants to ‘seize the market opportunity and further expand its international PCTC business’

China Sustainability

China Merchants returns to Dalian Shipbuilding for more LNG carriers

Deal will bring the number of liquefied natural gas tankers of this size ordered by China Merchants Energy Shipping at Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co to 10 in total

Asia Pacific Tankers and Gas

Green rules must be more than a tax on shipping, says Toft

As the operator of the world’s largest fleet of containerships, MSC has invested heavily in new and secondhand tonnage. But new rules on carbon emissions are creating a difficult reality to navigate

Europe Mediterranean Shipping Co

Car shipping market expected to turn as Chinese automakers order ships

MSI analyst warns of an excess of newbuilding ship orders as new entrants line up to come into the sector. This could lead to a sharper-than-expected market correction from 2024

Asia Pacific Roro
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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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