Global Ocean Trade: Latest Shipbuilding Orders

By George Backwell
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Bulk carrier bow: File photo

No tankship orders noted the past week by Clarkson Hellas in their latest S&P Weekly Bulletin, but no lack of orders in the dry bulk carrier market, all from Far East shipbuilders.

Dry bulk carriers
Foremost Maritime are understood by Clarkson Hellas to have added a further four 180,000 dwt Capesize to their orderbook at Beihai, taking the series to six vessels. Delivery is planned from end 2015 and through 2016.

Reuben Brothers have ordered two 82,000 dwt bulk carriers at JMU Yokohama. The vessels are due for delivery in early 2016, and take the buyers total Kamsarmax orderbook to seven, with existing orders for five units at Sungdong.

Shih Wei Navigation are understood to have added a further 60k Supramax at Onomichi, taking the total series to six units with delivery of the latest in the third quarter of 2017.

Finally in this category, Clarkson Hellas note that China COSCO (Prosperity Investment 2011 Ltd.) have announced an order for four firm 63,800 dwt Ultramax and four firm 38,800 dwt Handysize at Chengxi, plus two firm 38,500 dwt Handysize at Shanhaiguan. Delivery of all the vessels is in 2016 and 2017.

Containerships
There are two new contracts in the smaller sizes this week. Seatrade Groningen announced an order for two firm 2,200 TEU reefer container carriers at Zhejiang Ouhua, due for delivery in the first quarter of 2016.

Ningbo Ocean Shipping have placed an order for two firm 1,100 TEU feeders at Zhejiang Yangfan. Pricing is understood to be in the region USD 17-Mill with delivery in the first half of 2016.

Heavy lift vessel
In other sectors, COSCO Shipping announced an order for a single 90,000 DWT Semi-Sub / Heavy Lift vessel. Thought, says Clarkson Hellas, to have been concluded at the end of June, the vessel is lined up to deliver in late 2016.

Cruise ships
Finally Meyer Werft announced two further orders for their ‘Breakaway’ type 164,600 gt Cruise ships from Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) with delivery due in 2018 and 2019. The additional orders take the total series to six firm vessels.

Source: Clarkson Hellas S&P Weekly Bulletin

 

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