The number of large ships with wind-based propulsion systems is expected to exceed 50 ships in early 2024. According to a recent update by Gavin Allwright, Secretary General of the International Windship Association (IWSA), the numbe..
The second phase of the Qatari LNG carrier construction project is set to commence shortly. According to industry sources and Tradewinds, the state-owned LNG behemoth QatarEnergy plans to order 40 LNG carriers (LNGCs) in the second p..
Maran Tankers' very large crude carrier (VLCC) ‘Antonis I. Angelicoussis’, which was constructed and delivered by Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), has been certified by the Green Award Foundation. According to industry s..
Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) has launched two of China’s inaugural Service Operations Vessels (SOVs). According to industry sources and foreign media, the two vessels, named 'ULSTEIN SX195' and 'ULSTEIN ..
Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding, a subsidiary of the China Shipbuilding Industry Group (CSSC), is making excellent progress in the construction of the 13,000 teu LNG dual-fuel container ship series that they secured from the French contain..
Daehan Shipbuilding, a mid-sized shipbuilder in South Korea, has recently been granted Approval in Principle (AiP) for its methanol dual-fueled Suezmax tanker by DNV, one of the world's leading classification societies. Daehan ex..
The Korea Research Institute of Ships and Ocean Engineering (KRISO) held a keel laying ceremony at Hankookmade (HKMC) at Mokpo, Jeollanam-do, for its eco-friendly alternative fuel demonstration vessel. The demonstration vessel is des..
HD Hyundai's shipbuilding subsidiaries, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HD HHI), Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI), Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD), and HD Hyundai Global Service (HD HGS), have entered into a 'Business Agreement for J..
MEYER WERFT announced on September 25 that the construction of the new cruise ship for NYK Cruises, a company of the Japanese shipping group NYK, has now begun at MEYER WERFT with the symbolic steel cutting ceremony. The ship will be na..
Ulstein announced on September 25 that Fugro is securing long-term capacity in the global offshore renewable energy market by converting the Fugro Resilience and the Topaz Endurance, two ULSTEIN PX121 platform supply vessels (PSVs), to ..