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Jan de Nul Swings for the Fences With Record-Setting Cable Layer

Published Oct 2, 2023 7:38 PM by The Maritime Executive

Jan de Nul Group has put in an order for the world's largest cable-laying vessel by deadweight, preparing to meet new demand f...


Methanol Orderbook Grows with Landmark Deals in Japan and China

Published Oct 2, 2023 7:35 PM by The Maritime Executive

The orderbook for methanol-fueled or ready containerships continues to grow with both China and Japan reporting landmark orders. T...


Qatar Spends $4B on 17 LNG Carriers From HD Hyundai

Published Sep 28, 2023 7:09 PM by The Maritime Executive

State-owned energy giant QatarEnergy has launched the second phase of its LNG ship acquisition program by signing an agreement wit...


New Floating Wind Platform Leverages Offshore O&G Construction Methods

Published Sep 27, 2023 6:51 PM by The Maritime Executive

The California-based offshore wind tech firm Principle Power has come up with a new design for a floating offshore wind platform,...


Hanwha Ocean Launches Partnership Competing in Design Race for LCO2 Carrier

Published Sep 22, 2023 9:03 PM by The Maritime Executive

Hanwha Ocean, the recapitalized former Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) in South Korea, announced a new partnersh...


Construction Advances on New CMA CGM LNG Boxships in China

Published Sep 22, 2023 1:39 PM by The Maritime Executive

China’s Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group is preparing for the delivery of a new class of LNG-fueled containerships for CMA...


Fincantieri Cuts Steel for U.S.-Built SOV to Support Offshore Wind

Published Sep 21, 2023 1:56 PM by The Maritime Executive

Construction has begun on the next large U.S.-built vessel for the offshore wind sector. Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon...


MOL and Tsuneishi Join Methanol Ranks Ordering Their First Dual-Fuel Bulker

Published Sep 20, 2023 5:45 PM by The Maritime Executive

Methanol continues to be the leading alternative for shipping companies looking to accelerate their decarbonization efforts and pr...


First Two SOVs for Chinese Offshore Wind Market Launched in Shanghai

Published Sep 19, 2023 9:31 PM by The Maritime Executive

The first dedicated Service Operation Vessels (SOV) for China’s domestic offshore wind industry were launched by the Zhenhua...


China Merchants Places Order for First Methanol-Fueled VLCC

Published Sep 15, 2023 11:46 AM by The Maritime Executive

China Merchants confirmed that it today signed the order for what is likely to be the world’s first methanol-fueled VLCC. Th...

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