Four Taiwanese maritime companies have formed an alliance to provide services to the country’s emerging offshore wind energy sector.
Taiwan’s China Steel Express Corporation (CSE) has placed orders for four large bulker carriers at a total price of $187m with shipbuilders CSBC Corp and Japan Marine United.
Two workers have died at Taiwan’s CSBC shipbuilding site in Kaohsiung on Saturday while they were working on a semi-submersible heavylift ship, according to an announcement by the local authority.
Taiwan’s shipbuilder CSBC Corp has received an order cancellation from Syra Shipping for a feeder container vessel.
Taiwan’s state-owned shipbuilding CSBC Corp has landed a TWD1.59bn ($50.5m) deal to build three marine research vessels for the country’s ministry of science and technology.
The powerful Typhoon Meranti sweeping across southern Taiwan has broken the moorings from up to 10 ships at CSBC Corp’s yard, causing one newbuild 14,000-teu boxship to go adrift and hit a container terminal in Kaohsiung port, local reports said.