Latest Ocean-Going Shipbuilding Orders

By George Backwell
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Welding: Photo courtesy GLG

Clarkson Hellas notes in its latest 'S&P Weekly Bulletin' shipbuilding orders placed in the dry bulk, tankship, gas carrier and containership sectors, as follows:

Dry bulk carriers
A couple of orders to report in dry this week with Santoku Senpaku adding further Kamsarmax to their orderbook, this time for two firm 82,000 dot bulk carriers at Tsuneishi Zosen with delivery in 2017.

Navibulgar have also contracted four firm plus two option 42,300 dot Ice 1C Handymax. Delivery is due in 2016 with pricing understood to be just above USD 24 Mill per vessel.

Tankships
In tankers, Sungdong have added two firm widebeam 74.5k DWT LR1 to their orderbook with an order from Nisshin. Delivery is from the end of 2016.

Gas carriers
In gas, KSS Line have announced that they have added a third vessel to their series of 84,000 CBM VLGCs at HHI, with delivery of the latest vessel in mid-2016.

Containerships
Looking at containers, Clarkson Hellas notes that DSME are reported to have won an order for two 19,000 TEU container vessels from Bank of Comms Financial Leasing, with delivery of both units in 2017.

At the other end of the size scale, Daesun have won two separate orders each for two firm 1,000 TEU container feeders - from Nam Sung Shipping and Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG). All four vessels are planned for delivery in 2016 with pricing in excess of USD 19.5 Mill.

Source: Clarkson Hellas S&P Weekly Bulletin
 

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