General Shipyard / Shipbuilding News

Dec 2, 2000
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Chinese holidays bring newbuilding ordering to a halt
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With China due to celebrate its upcoming National Day with a week long holiday, the yards are effectively closed until the second full week of October said Clarksons in a recent report. “With this in mind we expect the newbuilding market to continue to remain relatively subdued, especially with the ongoing story over the state of pricing in the Chinese Market effectively having to be put on hold.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Balamban, Cebu-based shipyard rolls out second 180,000-DWT bulk carrier
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Following the delivery of its first big bulk carrier, the m/v Tenshu Maru last November, 2010, shipbuilder Tsuneishi Heavy Industries Cebu Inc. (THICI) recently again rolled out another 180,000 deadweight metric ton (DWT)-bulk carrier, the m/v Cape Sampaguita.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Sri Lanka: Colombo Dockyard Holds Keel Laying Ceremony for Multipurpose PSV
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The keel for the construction of the 3rd Multipurpose Platform Supply Vessel for Greatship Global Offshore Services Pte Limited of Singapore, was held at Colombo Dockyard, at the auspicious time of 10:52 am on 6th October 2011 in the presence of Owner’s Representatives Mr. Jeewaka Gunadheera (Project Manager GGOSL), Mr. Priyanga Perera (GGOSL), Classification Society Surveyors Mr. Srinath Herat (Lloyds Register) and Mr. Ajith Perera (Indian Register of Shipping).
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=51337:sri-lanka-colombo-dockyard-holds-keel-laying-ceremony-for-multi purpose-psv&catid=7:shipbuilding-news&Itemid=71
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

China's ship-building industry suffers slumped market
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Affected by the continuously slumped international ocean-going market, China's ship-building industry is having a difficult time, with ship delivery of only 4.7 million DWTs in August, down nine percent year-on-year.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Japan: Kyokuyo Shipyard Delivers Liquefied Gas Carrier GAS HAGI
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Kyokuyo Shipyard recently organized the naming and delivery ceremonies for S-504, 7,200m3 type liquefied gas carrier. She is the youngest and last of 3 ship series ordered by Japan’s Toda Ship, with her elder sisters having made their debut.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

China: Eversafe Marine Launches 5000 CBM LPG Carrier for Sinopacific Shipbuilding
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Eversafe marine engineering company successfully launched a 5000 CBM LPG Carrier with 26 pieces ship launching airbags for Sinopacific Shipbuilding Company.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Norway: Kleven Maritime Invests USD 52 Million in New Facilities
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Kleven Maritime’s extensive investment programme will result in new facilities for both the group’s Kleven and Myklebust shipyards. To increase newbuild capacity at Kleven Verft, in Ulsteinvik, Norway, a 100m quay and new 40m x 150m drydock will be built, while a similarly dimensioned floating dock has been earmarked for the Myklebust Verft in Sande.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=51948:norway-kleven-maritime-invests-usd-52-million-in-new-facilities &catid=7:shipbuilding-news&Itemid=71
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Singapore: ASL Marine Secures New Shipbuilding Contracts
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The Board of Directors of ASL Marine Holdings Ltd. has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary ASL Shipyard Pte Ltd has secured new shipbuilding contracts worth approximately S$267 million for the construction of five vessels:
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=52131:singapore-asl-marine-secures-new-shipbuilding-contracts&catid=7 :shipbuilding-news&Itemid=71
 
Dec 2, 2000
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Dry bulk carriers still leading the way in newbuilding orders
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Despite the fact that the past week was a bit slow in terms of newbuilding ordering activity, mainly as a result of the Chinese National Day, which saw the country’s shipyards shutting down for the week, newbuilding business jumped to 51 fresh new orders of a total deadweight of 1,966,629 tons, with bulk carriers leading the way with about 37% of the total volume, said Golden Destiny in its latest weekly report.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Shipbuilding: The Market China Hasn't Cracked
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For a decade China has aggressively expanded its presence in shipbuilding in hopes of using its low wages to capture yet another bastion of manufacturing. All isn’t going according to plan.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=52689:shipbuilding-the-market-china-hasnt-cracked-&catid=7:shipbuildi ng-news&Itemid=71

Comment: I don't think you'll hear too many complaints from their competitors about this!
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Japan’s shipbuilding orders drop
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Japan's newbuilding orders between January and September 2011 dropped 30% to 2.82m combined gross tonnage (CGT) compared with the 6.14m CGT it recorded during the corresponding period in 2010, according to a report from Japan Ship Exporter's Association.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=52908:japans-shipbuilding-orders-drop-&catid=7:shipbuilding-news&Item id=71
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

South Korea: Hyundai Heavy Industries to Build Second Drillship for Fred. Olsen Energy ASA
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Reference is made to notice to Oslo Stock Exchange dated 15th April 2011 regarding an option for a second newbuild drillship. A wholly owned subsidiary of Fred. Olsen Energy ASA and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. have agreed on an extension of the time limit for declaring this option till 20th December 2011.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=53100:south-korea-hyundai-heavy-industries-to-build-second-drillship- for-fred-olsen-energy-asa-&catid=7:shipbuilding-news&Itemid=71
 
Dec 2, 2000
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Newbuilding orders pick up as a result of increased demand in the dry bulk sector
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Appetite for dry bulk carriers has resurfaced as a result of the latest upward trend of the freight market, prompting ship owners to head back to shipyards in order to negotiate more newbuilding orders.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=53161:newbuilding-orders-pick-up-as-a-result-of-increased-demand-in-t he-dry-bulk-sector-&catid=1&Itemid=61

Comment: Somebody is getting brave in light of the current glut in the dry bulk market.
 
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From CruiseIndustryNews:

Royal Princess Keel Laying Marks Construction Milestone
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An significant construction milestone occurred today when the keel for the new Royal Princess was laid in the building dock at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy. As the keel -- the bottom most part of the ship — was ceremoniously lowered into position, Princess Cruises and shipyard officials marked the occasion with a celebration and countdown to the ship’s debut in spring 2013.
More at http://www.cruiseindustrynews.com/cruise-news/6293-royal-princess-keel-laying-marks-construction-milestone.html