A full two years ago, countless media once again put the beginning and end of the "2008 International Financial Crisis" and its impact on the market outlook in front of readers. That year is 2018. In the past two years, another event that shook the world will be compared with that international financial crisis.
On 3rd May 2020, two 3600hp thrusters-"Yituo 206" and "Yituo 207", built by Zhenjiang Shipyard (Group) Co., Ltd. of Jiangsu Province, were successfully delivered. It marks the docking of the “Belt and Road” by Zhenjiang Shipyard, and the 11 series of engineering vessels supporting the Guinea bauxite project of COSCO Shipping Bulk Transportation Co., Ltd. were delivered on schedule.
Introduction: Last year, Saudi Aramco ’s shipping company Bahri announced that it had signed a letter of intent expressing its intention to lease 12 liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers from 2025. This is the company ’s first entry into the ultra-low temperature fuel field.
However, Bahri's partner Sempra Energy has decided to postpone its LNG investment plan.
Following Keppel Shipyard, Sembawang Shipyard, another subsidiary of Singapore's offshore engineering builder Sembcorp Marine, has also become a new coronavirus infection group, and 7 people have been diagnosed COVID-19.
In the unprecedented challenges brought by the new coronavirus epidemic, DNV GL ensures the continuous operation of business in a flexible and safe manner, and fully supports the Chinese maritime industry to overcome the difficulties. Recently, Mr. Norbert Kray, General Manager of DNV GL's Maritime Department in Greater China, accepted an interview with International Shipping Network and shared his experience on how DNV GL can ensure that the business continues to provide services to the Chinese maritime industry during times of crisis.
Chinese shipyard construction!
The world's largest LNG-powered car ship will join the Volkswagen Group.
Two of the world ’s largest LNG-powered ro-ro ships built by Xiamen Shipbuilding will join the fleet of the world ’s largest car group, the German Volkswagen Group, and the Volkswagen Group will also become the world ’s first LNG-powered long-distance transport vehicle to be sold overseas Car manufacturer.