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.


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News & Analysis

26 Jun 2017
The long-depressed market for multipurpose vessel operators is starting to improve.
26 Jun 2017
The Cape Sounio is the largest vessel in the Israeli ocean carrier’s fleet.
22 Jun 2017
The unemployment rate of the global fleet continues to edge higher.
21 Jun 2017
Maersk currently has 18 Rickmers vessels in its fleet.
16 Jun 2017
Despite relatively good demand across most major regions, terminal operators say they expect pressure on margins.
14 Jun 2017
Only 28,000 TEU were sold for demolition in May.
13 Jun 2017
Rickmers Group filed for insolvency last week.
12 Jun 2017
Freight rates are soaring.
12 Jun 2017
The Oslo-based company said it will spend the cash on buying additional feeder ship.
07 Jun 2017
Rates for ships more than 5,500 TEU are “nose-diving,” and the 7,500- to 11,000-TEU segment has been hit by a “sudden meltdown”.