Latest Global Shipbuilding Orders
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Shipbuilding orders were rather less the past week, but there were notable contracts for specialised heavy-lift carriers from Chinese shipbuilders, according to the Clarkson Hellas S&P Weekly Bulletin round-up.

Dry bulk carriers
Limited ordering to report this week in dry say Clarkson, with the focus very much being on the smaller sizes. Starting with the larger of these, Parakou Shipping have declared a further four options for 64,000 DWT Ultramax at Chengxi taking the total series to eight vessels. Delivery of these latest vessels from end 2015.

In the Handysize dry bulk carrier market, Interlink have placed a new order for five firm plus five options 38,500 DWT bulkers at Kouan Shipbuilding. Pricing remains undisclosed however delivery of the firm vessels is within 2015 and early 2016 with options in 2016 if declared.

Clarkson Hellas report just one order in the tanker market with Seabulk International contracting two firm Jones Act 50,000 DWT MR product tankers at General Dynamics NASSCO. Pricing for the vessels was not disclosed however delivery in planned for 2Q 2016 and 1Q 2017. Understood to have been designed by subsidiary of DSME, the vessels will have the capability for LNG Dual Fuel conversion in the future.

Container ships
A steady level of activity in the container market this week according to Clarkson:  starting with the larger sizes and CIMC are reported to have further increased the size of their order for 8,800 TEU container carriers at New Times by declaring a further two options. This takes the series to a total of 7 vessels with delivery of the latest vessels lined up for 2016.

Heavy Lift Vessels

Shanghai SY have taken an order for two firm plus two option 32,000 DWT MPP/Heavy Lift vessels from Chinese-Polish Joint Stock Company (CHIPOLBROK) with delivery of the firm vessels in the second half of 2015 and options in 2016 if declared. Each vessel is understood by Clarkson to be equipped with three 350T cranes with a combined lifting capacity of up to 700T.

An unusual order in the heavy lift market with a JV between BigLift and Rolldock Shipping (BigRoll Shipping) contracting two firm 22,500 DWT Heavy Lift deck carriers at COSCO Dalian. With the specification to include both Ice Class 1A and DP2, both vessels are lined up for delivery within 2015.

Source: Clarkson Hellas Weekly S&P Bulletin

Maritime Today

The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

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


Euroseas Sells C/V Marinos

Euroseas Ltd.  an owner and operator of drybulk and container carrier vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk and containerized cargoes,

New Appointments at Becker Marine Systems USA

Becker Marine Systems USA continues growth in North America. Becker Marine Systems, the leader in rudder technology and the inventor of the Becker Mewis Duct

DP World, SCA Pact for Ain Sokhna Port Development

Suez Canal Authority (SCA) and the Red Sea Ports Authority signed an agreement with Dubai Ports World (DP World) and Sonker Bunkering Company for the development of Egypt’s Ain Sokhna seaport,


BIMCO Signs New LNG And Shipbuilding Supervision Contracts

The twice yearly meeting of BIMCO’s Documentary Committee took place in Hamburg on 19 November. In his first meeting as Chairperson of the Committee, Belgium’s

Damen Marine Components Opens Jiangyin Plant

Damen Marine Components (DMC) is proud to announce the opening of its brand new facility in Jiangyin, China.Those present at the opening ceremony included CEO

Henriksen Unveils Strongest SOLAS Boat Lifting Hook

H Henriksen of Norway has received SOLAS certification for a new off-load single-point boat lifting hook capable of holding up to 22.5-tonnes. The quick release


Euroseas Sells C/V Marinos

Euroseas Ltd.  an owner and operator of drybulk and container carrier vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk and containerized cargoes,

Bill on Danish Maritime Planning Submitted

The bill is to form the basis of a maritime planning act intended to promote economic growth and development of sea areas. The Danish Maritime Authority is to head the work.

Plans to Create Rio Doce Fund

Vale and BHP Billiton announced today plans to work together, with Samarco, to establish a voluntary, non-profit fund to support the rescue and recuperation of the Rio Doce river system,

Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | 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: 0.1005 sec (10 req/sec)