The containership and vehicle carrier sectors are leading the way in the drive towards alternative fuels, according to data tracked by Lloyd's List
Newcastlemax vessel will be built by Japan's Nihon Shipyard for delivery in 2026
CMB confirms that it has doubled an existing order for ammonia-fuelled newcastlemax bulk carriers, while a Japanese owner has contracted four ultramax units at a Chinese shipyard
Switzerland-headquartered company’s new ships will be constructed at Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding
Container lines continue to invest in alternative-fuelled boxships with long lead times, despite a downturn in the major east-west trades
Orders confirmed for a total of 26 ships across most of the major shipping sectors, though gas ships are still dominating activity
Shipbuilding berths committed to building post-panamax and sub-panamax containerships can be used to construct medium- and long-range tankers should the downturn in the boxship sector trigger a raft of newbuilding cancellations
Orders for six boxships, nine gas carriers and three vehicle carriers confirmed in the past week
Newbuildings will be based on Grimaldi’s GG55 series of ships, which were developed by Denmark’s Knud E Hansen consultancy
Newbuilding contracts for four liquefied natural gas tankers, four bulk carriers and a pair of products tankers confirmed in the past week
Letter of intent has been signed with Chinese shipyard for up to 10 vessels with 9,000 car capacity. A contract signing is expected imminently
Newbuilding contracts for 14 LNG tankers and two LPG tankers confirmed last week at South Korean and Chinese shipbuilders
Other orders have been confirmed for 13 bulk carriers, two containerships, one LNG bunkering ship and a trio of LPG tankers with majority of contracts won by Chinese shipbuilders
Orderbook for VLCCs boosted to 48 ships following recent order by MOL for dual-fuel pair at Chinese shipyard. However, the newbuilding backlog for this type of vessel is at its lowest level for decades
Polish state-backed Polferries will receive new LNG-ready ferry from shipbuilder Visentini Cantiere Navale in second half of 2024
New orders reported for nine bulk carriers and eight liquified natural gas carriers in the past week
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