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Latest From Shipbuilding

Shipping eyes future market for CO2 carriers

Shipping companies are looking to develop bigger CO2 carriers with demand for carbon capture expected to grow

Norway Europe

Aviation slump opens new ship finance pathway for boxships

Landmark deal to open up opportunities as ‘people know it’s possible,’ say lawyers linked to deal

International Containers

Shipbuilding orders in China rose in 2021 as profits declined

‘The international shipping markets were in a strong uptrend in 2021, leading to a better-than-expected recovery in newbuilding markets,’ says shipbuilding association

Asia Pacific Containers

Zim signs $400m charter deal for three LNG-fuelled boxships

Vessels will be added to a line-up of 15 dual-fuel newbuildings of the same size that Zim has locked in from the long-term contracts signed with Seaspan last year

Asia Pacific Middle East and Africa

NYK orders four LNG dual-fuel capesize bulkers

Deal is part of the Japan-based shipowner’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to hit its 2050 decarbonisation target

Asia Pacific Europe

Korea Shipbuilding wins more newbuilding orders

KSOE and its smaller domestic rival Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering continue to beef up their orderbook backlogs despite the recent setback in merger efforts

Asia Pacific Containers
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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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