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The week in newbuildings

Lloyd’s List’s weekly update of the newbuiding pipeline, providing commentary across the shipping sectors
on the key orders and fleet programmes

Latest orders

 


 

 

Weekly Commentaries

The week in newbuildings: LNG tankers dominate activity

Newbuilding contracts for four liquefied natural gas tankers, four bulk carriers and a pair of products tankers confirmed in the past week

Dry Bulk Tankers and Gas

The week in newbuildings: Grimaldi Group to sign major PCTC order

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

Containers Dry Bulk

The week in newbuildings: Gas tanker orders exceed $3bn

Newbuilding contracts for 14 LNG tankers and two LPG tankers confirmed last week at South Korean and Chinese shipbuilders

Week in Newbuildings Tankers and Gas

The week in newbuildings: Finnish owner pens carbon capture-ready containership trio

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

Containers Dry Bulk

The week in newbuildings: First VLCC order placed since mid-2021

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

Dry Bulk Containers

The week in newbuildings: Polferries in new ro-pax charter deal

Polish state-backed Polferries will receive new LNG-ready ferry from shipbuilder Visentini Cantiere Navale in second half of 2024

Containers Tankers and Gas

The week in newbuildings: Ordering activity contracts

New orders reported for nine bulk carriers and eight liquified natural gas carriers in the past week

Dry Bulk Tankers and Gas

The week in newbuildings: Qatar LNG project advances

Six LNG tankers, three LPG carriers, two boxships, a pair of products tankers, one chemical tanker and an FPSO were all contracted last week at Chinese, South Korean and Japanese shipyards

Containers Dry Bulk
DATA ANALYSIS

The week in newbuildings: LNG orderbook now 38% of current operational fleet

New orders recently placed include three products tankers, four heavy lift ships, two liquefied natural gas tankers and four conventional reefer ships

Tankers and Gas Shipbuilding
DATA ANALYSIS

The week in newbuildings: Tanker orders revive

New orders for four bulk carriers, seven boxships, nine tankers and six vehicle carriers recorded in the past week with majority due for delivery in 2024

Shipbuilding Containers

Week in newbuildings: Damen ‘Combi Freighter 3850’ orderbook boosted

New orders for four bulk carriers, two boxships, four mini bulkers, four products tankers and a heavy lift ship confirmed in the past week

International Containers

The week in newbuildings: New orders worth $4.2bn confirmed

New orders confirmed at Chinese, Italian and South Korean shipyards

Week in Newbuildings Containers

The week in newbuildings: NYK adds a sixth dual-fuel capesize bulker

New order for a single dual-fuel capesize bulk carrier confirmed for NYK Line adds to five ships already ordered in China and Japan by the Japanese owner

International Dry Bulk

The week in newbuildings: Dry cargo sector sees revival

Orders for bulk carrier newbuildings are at their highest levels since last October, with ultramax and kamsarmax units making up the lion’s share of contracts

Containers Dry Bulk

The week in newbuildings: Seatrade orders reefer boxship quartet

Newbuilding order confirms continuing shift from multi-decked conventional refrigerated cargo ships in favour of fully cellular containerships with very high reefer capacity

International Containers

The week in newbuildings: Dry cargo vessel orders advance

Orders for 33 bulk carriers have been confirmed since the beginning of June, with supramax and kamsarmax units making up the majority of new contracts

Dry Bulk Containers
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