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Australian watchdog launches legal action against shipbuilder

Australian Securities & Investments seeking declarations and pecuniary penalties related to involvement in US warship building programme

Australia Law

Samsung Heavy to develop nuclear-powered ships

The project will be based on the so-called molten salt reactor technologies, which the company describes as ‘a carbon-free energy source that can efficiently respond to climate change issues’

Asia Pacific Containers

Marinakis orders MR2 newbuildings from Hyundai

Orders for four tankers are priced at about $36m for each vessel, and options for another two tankers would extend the series to six if exercised

Greece South Korea

Japan looks to develop wind-assisted capesize

Tokyo has set a target of a 46% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. That will require development of new fuel-efficient technology

Dry Bulk Shipbuilding

China-based shipbuilders added to US investment blacklist

President Biden said that ‘additional steps’ were necessary to address the national emergency declared in his predecessor’s executive order in November 2020, including the threat posed by China’s ‘the military-industrial complex’

United States US States

Stena Bulk adds to MR fleet with newbuilding charters

The 50,000 dwt scrubber-fitted vessels, which are scheduled to be delivered in the first half of 2022, are an addition to the three others already being built

Tankers and Gas Europe
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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

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