Shipbuilding

The Indian Minister for Shipping Nitin Gadkari addressing at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the International Ship Repair Facility of Cochin Ship Yard Limited, at Cochin, Kerala on November 17, 2017. Photo: PIB

International Ship Repair Facility at Cochin Shipyard

 The Minister of Shipping in India,  Nitin Gadkari has said that Cochin is all set to become a global ship repair hub.    He was speaking at Cochin, after laying the  foundation stone for a INR 970-crore

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Ports of Durban and Cape Town Up Next for New Transnet Tugs

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) launched its penultimate tug as part of its R1.4 billion, nine-tug construction contract, at Southern African Shipyards.   UMKHOMAZI, meaning “place of cow whales” in isiZulu,

Kisogawa. Photo: Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd

K-Line Adds 311,000 DWT-Type VLCC “Kisogawa”

 Japan’s shipping major Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K-Line) has expanded its fleet as it took delivery of the 311,000 dwt very large crude carrier (VLCC) Kisogawa on November 15.   Kisogawa, which was constructed

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UK Chamber CEO Hails Shipping's Role in Globalisation

 Capitalism, globalisation and international collaboration spread prosperity and growth - and shipping has a vital role to play in this process, Guy Platten, CEO,  UK Chamber of Shipping said in his address

Photo: Danish Maritime Authority

Denmark Zooms in on Developments in Autonomous Shipping

 A conference on autonomous ships hosted by the Danish Maritime Authority zooms in on the potential for using new technology on board ships.   Before long, the Danish Maritime Authority can take the

Photo: Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd (TEN)

TEN Completes Fleet Expansion

 Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd (TEN) has reported the delivery of the ice-class Aframax tanker Bergen TS, the last in the 15-vessel, pre-employed on long-term business, growth program, which increased

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Iran Shipbuilder Signs MoU With Netherlands’ Damen

 Iran’s Arvandan Shipbuilding Company and Netherlands’ Damen Shipyards signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation in shipbuilding industry, reports Trend News Agency.   The deal envisages

Chinese Shipbuilder Wins Award for Largest Heavy Lifting Vessel

 Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Company has built the largest heavy lifting vessel in the world which can carry up to 12,000 tons. The vessel, which took eight years to design and build, was awarded

Photo: Hans Jensen

COSCO: 10 Vessels with Hans Jensen Lubrication System

One of the world’s biggest shipping companies, China COSCO Shipping Group, has placed an order for 10 large ore carriers from China State Shipbuilding Corporation. COSCO specified the order to include

Photo: Damen

Smit Lamnalco Orders Four Tugs

Rotterdam-baed towage and marine services company Smit Lamnalco  ordered four Damen ASD 3212 tugs. Two of the new Damen ASD 3212 tugs will head for the mining town of Weipa in Queensland, Australia in the third quarter of 2018,

DSME’s first LNG-FPSO is on display in Okpo Bay. Photo: Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering

DSME Posts Profit for Q3

 South Korean yard giant Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) ended the third quarter of this year with a profit of KRW 45.7 billion (USD 41 million), compared to a net loss of KRW 284 billion posted a year earlier, Yonhap said.