Shipbuilding & Shipyards

The official launch of the rapid response afloat repair service (RRARS) by Colombo Dockyard plc (CDPLC) signalled the return to normalcy of Sri Lanka’s shipping operations, which had been disrupted…
China Ocean Industry Group disposing of a 60% equity interest in Nantong Huakai Heavy Industry Company at a price of RMB20m ($2.88m).
Damen Marine Components (DMC) has announced the company acquired WK Hydraulics, a specialist maritime hydraulics systems manufacturer located in Barendrecht, the Netherlands. 
Wuhan Marine Machinery Plant, a subsidiary of China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), has signed contract with PowerChina Huadong Engineering Corporation Limited to construct a 55-metres deep water self-jack up exploration platform.
Greece’s Maran Gas Maritime has ordered a new LNG carrier at South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), making this its fifth LNG carrier newbuild order at the shipyard.
Lloyd’s Register has awarded approval in principle (AiP) to a Hyundai Heavy Industries ‘eco tanker’ design for a VLCC capable of combining volatile organic compounds (VOC) recovered from the cargo…
Inmarsat and Hyundai have signed an agreement whereby the shipbuilder’s subsidiary, Hyundai Global Service, will use dedicated bandwidth from Inmarsat to offer shipowners and managers a digital care package for…
A new family of Azipods spanning a seven-megawatt range between 7.5MW and 14.5MW, launched at Nor-Shipping by ABB Marine and Ports, is targeting the operators of ferries, ropax, medium-sized cruise…
Wang Junmin, former chairman and general manager of Chinese shipbuilding company Sainty Marine, and Cao Chunhua, former deputy general manager of the company, were sentenced to prison.
WinGD has launched three new low-speed, two-stroke engines that are capable of operating on LNG.
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