Latest Worldwide Shipbuilding Orders

MarineLink/Clarkson Hellas S&P Weekly Bulletin
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Ordering this week has been very much focussed on the dry sector with additional orders seen in the container market, large size LNG sector and small tankers, say Charkson Hellas in their weekly S&P Weekly Bulletin.

In dry bulk carriers: starting with the large sizes, it was reported that Oldendorff Carriers have declared their first option for an additional 207k DWT Newcastlemax at HHI with delivery lined up for March 2015. This takes their total order up to five firm Vessels, with one option still outstanding.

Notable levels of ordering coming to light this week in the Capesize newbuilding market in Japan, with both JMU and Imabari each taking orders for three firm 180,000 DWT Capes from SwissMarine. Final pricing was undisclosed however delivery is understood to be planned for 2015 and 2016.

Oldendorff were reported this week to have also declared options for two Kamsarmax and three Handysize at Jinling Shipyard. For Kamaramax, the 3rd and 4th in the series of 82,000 DWT bulk carriers are understood to have been declared. Additionally, it was reported that the 4th, 5th and 6th in a series of 38,800 DWT Open Hatch Handysize have also been declared. Delivery of the options in both sizes is due from 2Q 2015 with only pricing of the Handysize vessels reported in the region USD 23 Mill.

In the container market: Clarkson Hellas report that they understand China International Marine Containers (CIMC) to have placed further orders for post‐panamax beam box ships at DSIC. The most recent order reported this week is for five firm plus two option 8,800 TEU container carriers for delivery in 2015 and into 2016. The vessels are understood to be price in the region USD 85 Mill and to be chartered to MSC.

In the feeder sizes, owner SITC are understood to have exercise their options for a further two firm 1,800 TEU container carriers at CSBC’s Keelung facility. Pricing is understood to be in the region USD 23 Mill with delivery in the first quarter of 2015.

Clarkson Hellas S&P Weekly bulletin reports very limited ordering in the tanker market with a single order for two firm 2,250 DWT Asphalt & Bitumen carriers at Brod 3 Maj for Wisby Tankers. Pricing for this order was undisclosed, however delivery of both vessels is understood to be for April 2014.

Finally gas tankships: clients of Maran Gas Maritime were reported to have placed further orders for LNG carriers at DSME. Understood to have been signed at the very of end June, this order is understood to be for two firm plus two option 173,400 CBM LNG vessels. Delivery of the firm vessels is in the second half of 2016 and options in 2017 if declared. Pricing for the firm vessels is believed to be in the region USD 207 Mill.

Source: Clarkson Hellas S&P Weekly Bulletin

 

 

 



 

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