Shipbuilding News

Korean JV to Develop Container Ship Without Ballast Water

By The Maritime Executive 07-26-2020 03:59:28

[Brief] A new project is being launched in Korea to develop environmentally sensitive ships that operate with minimal or no ballas...

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Project Demonstrates First Sustainable Composite Ship Hull Assembly

By The Maritime Executive 07-24-2020 02:15:38

The future of shipbuilding took a step forward with the unveiling of an assembled full-scale section of a ship’s hull made o...

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Huntington Ingalls Invests in Vessel Autonomy Startup

By The Maritime Executive 07-22-2020 02:04:00

Huntington Ingalls Industries has made a significant bet on autonomous vessel technology by participating in a new $15 million fin...

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Premier Says New Tasmanian Ferries to be Built Locally, Not in Europe

By The Maritime Executive 07-21-2020 09:18:14

The efforts to build new ro-ro passenger ships for the operations between Australian and Tasmania took a new turn with the announc...

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Daewoo and Port of Rotterdam Collaborate on Smart Technology

By The Maritime Executive 07-21-2020 03:54:40

[Brief] The Port of Rotterdam and Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) have agreed to a new coll...

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German Shipbuilder Meyer Werft Furloughs Staff for Six Weeks

By The Maritime Executive 07-20-2020 08:04:23

The German shipyard Meyer Werft, which has built its reputation over the past 30 years as a leader in cruise ship construction, is...

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China Reports Recovery in Shipbuilding Volumes in Ongoing Competition

By The Maritime Executive 07-20-2020 05:02:56

Despite reporting steep declines in the most recent quarter, Chinese shipbuilding is showing signs of recovery, possibly with the...

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Sembcorp Marine Posts Steep Loss Due to COVID-19 Shutdown

By The Maritime Executive 07-19-2020 07:18:07

Sembcorp Marine posting a net loss of $84 million in the first half due to the COVID-19 shutdown, which closed all of it...

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Strike at Bath Iron Works Nears One-Month Mark

By The Maritime Executive 07-19-2020 06:51:27

Federal mediation efforts continue as the strike at Maine shipbuilder Bath Iron Works nears the one-month mark.  BIW's...

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Coronavirus Case Count Rises at Newport News Shipbuilding

By The Maritime Executive 07-19-2020 02:14:44

Huntington Ingalls' Newport News Shipbuilding is struggling with a rising number of COVID-19 cases. Over the course of the pas...

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