New Ships Weekly Report

GasLog orders LNG carrier in South Korea

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018

Monaco-based shipping company GasLog said it has ordered one 180,000cu.m liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier from South Korean yard Samsung Heavy Industries.more

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LOI signed by Volgotrans for 32 new river-sea vessels

Monday, 19 Mar 2018

Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation (OSK) said it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) for construction of 32 river-sea cargo vessels with Russian shipping company Volgotrans, based in Samara.more

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HHI plans to use robots in shipbuilding

Tuesday, 13 Mar 2018

South Korean yard Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) said it will use robots to build ships in one of the first moves of its type the industry to improve efficiency and cut costs.more

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Polar Code bulk carrier project for SeaQuest

Monday, 12 Mar 2018

Hong Kong-based technical consultants and project managers SeaQuest have been appointed to oversee the construction of the first purpose built 107,000dwt Polar Code-compliant ice-class bulk carriers to be ordered in China.more

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Russian icebreaker construction programme

Tuesday, 06 Mar 2018

Russia needs nine more icebreakers by 2025 to provide all-year round shipping along the Northern Sea Route (NSR) in the Russian Arctic seas.more

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