Ships & Shipbuilding

Ship and shipbuilding news as it pertains to the shipping industry, such as orders for newbuilds by container lines, new ship designs, mega-ships or maritime accidents. Some of the world's largest shipbuilders are Hyundai Heavy Industries, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering and CSBC.

Commentary

Hints that capacity might tighten at the top global operators, but not at those that want to be among them, come as other industry analysts warn that the gap between supply and demand will widen.

News & Analysis

25 May 2017
Costamare is one of the leading charter ship owners, with a fleet of 72 vessels.
23 May 2017
According to analysts, low freight demand, overcapacity, and the consequent tightening of profit margins has placed shipbuilding on a sort of hiatus, but it won't last.
22 May 2017
Five have already been taken over and the remaining two are scheduled for delivery by the end of June.
17 May 2017
Rickmers urged all creditors to abstain from actions that may jeopardize or delay the orderly wind-up of the trust.
17 May 2017
Container shipping stakeholders are pressing the Hong Kong government to adjust the air draft clearance restriction of an iconic Hong Kong suspension bridge.
16 May 2017
The court ordered bondholder Peter Kwok Kian Tow and Rickmers Maritime to exchange affidavits.
15 May 2017
“The likely outcome of this situation, if not resolved, is liens and vessel arrests.”
15 May 2017
Recommendations highlight the unique requirements of mega-ships and the complexity of bringing them to berth.
08 May 2017
The value of recently shunned Panamax container ships is growing faster than other vessel sizes.
03 May 2017
The New York Stock Exchange-listed company’s net income rose to $6.8 million.