Canada’s Corvus Energy has landed a contract to supply lithium-ion battery-based energy storage systems (ESS) for five new all-electric ferries to be built by Holland Shipyards Group for GVB, Amsterdam’s municipal public transport provider.
A boom in demand for Chinese crew is being driven by the delivery in newbuildings to international owners from the country’s shipyards, according to Singhai Marine Services.
The shipbuilding output of CSSC Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) reached 3.55m dwt in the first eight months of this year, reaffirming its rank as No.1 among Chinese shipyards.
SITC International Holdings Company has placed an order for up to 12 feeder boxships from China’s Yangzijiang Shipbuilding.
Zhejiang Satellite Petrochemical has confirmed shipbuilding contracts for the construction of four VLECs with Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI).
IMC’s Aurora Tankers has taken delivery in the first of eight IMO 2 MR tankers from CSSC Shipping.
Swire Shipping has taken delivery of its second 2,400 teu newbuild containership into its fleet.
Bahri has inked a $410m agreement with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) for 10 chemical tanker newbuildings.
China’s three major shipbuilding indexes all declined in the first seven months of this year.
Servicios Portuarios Integrados (SPI) in Mar del Plata port in Argentina, has acquired a DOP Dredger component package from Damen Shipyards Group.