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Latest From Shipbuilding

Newbuildings cancelled over LNG uncertainty says Opec

The future of liquefied natural gas in marine bunkers ‘remains uncertain for the time being’, resulting some newbuilding orders being cancelled, according to Opec

Middle East and Africa Tankers and Gas

Seaspan confirms 10-ship 7,000 teu order

Demand for mid-sized containerships is increasing. The latest order, thought to be on behalf of ONE, will use traditional propulsion

Asia Pacific China

Bulker owners say low supply growth bodes well for rates

Owners remain unfazed by the Evergrande situation as a potential slowdown in China would be offset by growth in the rest of the world

Dry Bulk International

Boxship orderbook hits record high with 5.6m teu in pipeline

As a percentage of the existing fleet, the orderbook looks relatively restrained. But the contracted order this year has already broken previous records for newbuilding orders

International Containers

IMO ‘defrauded’ by North Korea vessel identity laundering scheme

The UN agency is reviewing claims that IMO numbers are being issued for ships that don’t exist

International IMO

Safe Bulkers sheds another Chinese-built kamsarmax

Vessel’s sale for $23.7m follows disposal earlier this year of two other sister kamsarmaxes

Safe Bulkers Dry Bulk
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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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