General Shipyard / Shipbuilding News

Dec 2, 2000
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

South Korean Ship Orders Exceed China’s on Higher-Value Vessels
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South Korean shipbuilders’ skill in constructing higher-value vessels helped them to win contracts worth almost four times those awarded to Chinese yards, Clarkson Research Services Ltd. said.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=47763:south-korean-ship-orders-exceed-chinas-on-higher-value-vessels- &catid=7:shipbuilding-news&Itemid=71
 
Dec 2, 2000
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Newbuilding ordering activity on the decline, demolition activity increasing
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The newbuilding markets are reportedly reactivated but at lower levels than in the previous months, while scrapping activity has been substantially higher, thus helping the alleviation of the pressures of tonnage oversupply, which has plagued both the dry bulk and the tanker markets, especially when it comes to larger sizes.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=47996:newbuilding-ordering-activity-on-the-decline-demolition-activit y-increasing-&catid=1&Itemid=61
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Vietnam: Hyundai Vinashin Shipyard Launches 56.000 DWT Bulk Carrier
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On 15 September 2011, at HVS Dock No. 1, the launching of 56,000 DWT Bulk Carrier having Hull No. S042 was successfully hosted with attendance of representatives from Owner, DNV and the Yard.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=48360:vietnam-hyundai-vinashin-shipyard-launches-56000-dwt-bulk-carri er&catid=7:shipbuilding-news&Itemid=71
 
Dec 2, 2000
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Vietnam: HVS Holds Keel-Laying Ceremony for 82.000 DWT Bulk Carrier Hull No. S054
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On 17 September 2011, at HVS Dock No.1, a Keel — laying Ceremony of 82,000 DWT Bulk Carrier vessel with the Hull No. S054 was held under attendance of representatives of Owner, KR and the Yard.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=48568:vietnam-hvs-holds-keel-laying-ceremony-for-82000-dwt-bulk-carri er-hull-no-s054&catid=7:shipbuilding-news&Itemid=71
 
Dec 2, 2000
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Brussels may require shipyards to return the 'tax lease'
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The European Commission (EC) announced to investors, shipping firms, banks and shipyards that they could be required to return the tax lease, the tax benefit system used in Spain until June for the construction of vessels.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=48759:brussels-may-require-shipyards-to-return-the-tax-lease-&catid=7 :shipbuilding-news&Itemid=71
 
Dec 2, 2000
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Dec 2, 2000
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Vietnam's troubled shipbuilding conglomerate executives charged
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State media say Vietnamese police have pressed charges against nine senior executives of a government-owned shipbuilding company that nearly collapsed due to mismanagement.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=49379:vietnams-troubled-shipbuilding-conglomerate-executives-charged& catid=7:shipbuilding-news&Itemid=71

Comment: These blokes are in for a very looooooonnggggg stretch in prison.
 
Dec 2, 2000
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Strategic industry status sought for shipbuilding
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To examine the contents of the National Maritime Agenda 2010-2020 and to promote India as a world's major shipbuilding and ship repair industry, the CII-Southern Region has organised Ships 2011, a two-day conference on strategies, human resource, infrastructure, processes and security in the Indian shipbuilding industry here.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=49771:strategic-industry-status-sought-for-shipbuilding&catid=7:shipb uilding-news&Itemid=71
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Successful Presentation for Croatian Shipbuilding Companies at NEVA 2011
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Twenty of Croatian companies, large and medium sized shipyards and marine equipment producers, organised by the Croatian Chamber of Economy (CCE) appeared from 20th to 23rd September at the shipbuilding exhibition NEVA in St. Petersburg in Russia.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=49860:successful-presentation-for-croatian-shipbuilding-companies-at- neva-2011&catid=7:shipbuilding-news&Itemid=71
 
Dec 2, 2000
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Turkey: Akdeniz Shipyard Starts Sea Trials for Pallas Shipping´s New Tanker MT Pallas
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New tanker MT PALLAS yesterday started sea trials, Pallas Shipping´s new tanker MT Pallas that was ordered at Akdeniz Shipyard was launched to everyone´s delight on August 29.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=50059:turkey-akdeniz-shipyard-starts-sea-trials-for-pallas-shippingas -new-tanker-mt-pallas&catid=7:shipbuilding-news&Itemid=71
 
Dec 2, 2000
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Korea Shipyards’ Skill With LNG Beats China’s Focus on Dry-Bulk
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South Korean shipbuilders’ focus on the most complicated and expensive vessels has allowed them to double their share of global orders this year as China’s low-end strategy fails to pay off.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=50129:korea-shipyards-skill-with-lng-beats-chinas-focus-on-dry-bulk-& catid=7:shipbuilding-news&Itemid=71

Comment: With dry bulk still in the toilet, and LNG demand going up, you really have to wonder what some Chinese shipbuilding decision makers were smoking when they bet on dry bulk.
 
Dec 2, 2000
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Ship Order Book Dominated by Ultra-Large Vessels
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Almost half of all containerships on order are for capacity of more than 10,000 20-foot equivalent units and the average size of vessels delivered this year will be more than double that of a decade ago, according to Alphaliner.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=50572:ship-order-book-dominated-by-ultra-large-vessels-&catid=7:shipb uilding-news&Itemid=71
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Philippines to Become 4th Leading Shipbuilder in The World
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The Philippines is already considered worldwide as the leading source for good and quality seafarers in the maritime industry. Now, another laurel will be placed in the country’s shipping industry, as it becomes the 4th leading shipbuilder in the world.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=50792:philippines-to-become-4th-leading-shipbuilder-in-the-world-&cat id=7:shipbuilding-news&Itemid=71