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Three Years After Hurricane Michael, ESG is Back and Charging Ahead

Published Oct 10, 2021 2:39 PM by The Maritime Executive

Few shipyards have the opportunity to build their infrastructure around the needs of a specific vessel program, but Florida-based...


South Korea’s Hanjin Shipyard Wins First Commercial Order in Six Years

Published Oct 5, 2021 3:39 PM by The Maritime Executive

Six years after being forced to leave the commercial newbuilding business due to financial troubles, South Korea’s Hanjin He...


New York's First Ollis-Class Ferry Commissioned Into Service

Published Oct 4, 2021 10:04 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Monday, Eastern Shipbuilding Group celebrated the commissioning of the SSG Michael H. Ollis, the first in a series of three&nbs...


Korea Looks at Options to Speed KSOE-DSME Merger

Published Sep 30, 2021 4:48 PM by The Maritime Executive

For the fifth time since announcing the plans to merge two of South Korea’s leading shipbuilders, Korean officials confirmed...


Shipbuilding Orders Continue to Build Towards a Record Year

Published Sep 29, 2021 5:28 PM by The Maritime Executive

As the third quarter comes to a close, the turnaround for the shipbuilding industry in 2021 continues to set records, exceedi...


Bollinger Reopens All 11 Yards After Hurricane Ida

Published Sep 27, 2021 12:30 AM by The Maritime Executive

Hurricane Ida significantly impacted Southern Louisiana's maritime industry, including Bollinger Shipyards, which operates 11...


World’s Largest Very Large Gas Carriers (VLGCS) Ordered in China

Published Sep 23, 2021 3:08 PM by The Maritime Executive

Sinogas, the Singapore-based gas shipowner, has placed a firm order for two of the 93,000 cbm VLGCs, with options for three more v...


HHI Received AiP for Ammonia Carrier with Ammonia Fuel Propulsion

Published Sep 21, 2021 7:36 PM by The Maritime Executive

In the race to develop commercial ammonia technology for the shipping industry, South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries and K...


Germany’s FSG Shipyard Wins First Order Since 2020 Insolvency

Published Sep 20, 2021 7:19 PM by The Maritime Executive

Seventeen months after filing for insolvency, Germany’s Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) shipyard has won its first...


Philippines Creates Tax Incentives to Attract Shipbuilding Investors

Published Sep 20, 2021 5:49 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Philippines is rolling out a string of measures in the hopes of reviving its shipbuilding and ship repair sector, which was hi...

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