Ship Newbuilding Market Remains Active

Clarkson Hellas S&P Weekly Bulletin
Thursday, July 04, 2013

The newbuilding market has continued to remain active with various new orders being reported placed in a variety of the conventional sectors, including both the Dry, Container markets and PCTC’s, reports the Clarkson Hellas S&P Weekly Bulletin.

In the dry bulk market we continue to see a steady stream of orders surfacing in the handymax sector, whilst the other sectors have seen a range of sizes being contracted.

In Dry: clients of Spar shipping are reported to have placed an order at Hantong Shipyard for a pair of SDARI Dolphin 64K bulkers. These vessels follow a variety of ultramax orders at the yard this year and are expected to deliver in 1H 2015, pricing stands in the region of USD 25 Mill. Although understood to have been ordered last month, Wisdom Marine have placed an order at Tsuneishi Cebu for a pair of their 58,000dwt Supramax design. Pricing has not been disclosed though delivery expected in 2015.

In Containers: Clarkson Hellas S&P Weekly Bulletin says that Hamburg Sud are reported to have placed a follow up order at Hyundai Heavy Industries for 3 x 9,000 TEU container carriers with delivery of the vessels expected in 2H 2014. In China meanwhile, clients of Simatech Shipping are reported to have placed an order at Taizhou Kouan Shipbuilding for 2+2 x 4,350 TEU container ships. No pricing has been reported for these units, though delivery is expected from Mid 2015 onwards.

Finally, in the PCTC sector, Wallenius Lines AB are understood to have concluded a deal with Tianjin Xingang for 2 option 2 x 8,000 CEU PCTCs. These will be the first PCTCs to be built by the yard and expected to deliver from 2H 2015 onwards.

Source: Clarkson Hellas S&P Weekly Bulletin




 

Maritime Reporter February 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Shipbuilding

BW LPG Exercises Purchase Option on Vermilion First

BW LPG Limited exercises purchase option over Very Large Gas Carrier Vermilion First. The VLGC Vermilion First has been on a time charter with BW LPG since

MV Sheila Bordelon to be Christened

Bordelon Marine is partnering with Susan G. Komen as part of its continuing relationship to christen the MV Shelia Bordelon on Friday, March 20th at Bordelon Marine Shipbuilders in Houma, LA.

25,000-TEU Ships Possible, Not Practical

Maersk Line CEO Soren Skou said ships with capacities of 25,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units are possible but not practical today, and that he expects 18,000-19,

News

Hike in Service Tax at Indian Ports

  The Indian Ministry of Finance has advised an increase in service tax and applicable at all ports. The effective date has not yet been announced. The

Wärtsilä BWM Systems for Chemical Tankers

A series of eight new 33,000 DWT chemical tankers, currently under construction in Asia, will feature Wärtsilä Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS)

Vessels for the Future – New R&D Initiative

Looking ahead to 2020 and beyond, both maritime and inland waterways will be under ever increasing pressure, as we use them for transport, recreation and commercially.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Ship Electronics Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2258 sec (4 req/sec)