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  • 27 March 2014

    On March 20, 2014, Excelerate Energy celebrated the naming ceremony for its newest floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) “Experience” at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering’s (DSME) Okpo Shipyard, Korea. The Experience, constructed to provide long-term service for Brazil’s Petrobras, is the largest and most capable FSRU in the world with a storage capacity of […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The first vessel of the Triple-E series, owned by Maersk Line, was named on Friday, June 14, in a ceremony at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard in Okpo, South Korea. Ane Mærsk Mc-Kinney Uggla, who is the chairman of the Moller Foundation, had the honour of naming the first vessel. Watch a […]

  • 20 December 2013

    After 14 months of construction, the Shell Prelude FLNG project continues to create history. Measuring nearly half a kilometre in length and weighing over 200,000 tonnes, the facility’s enormous hull is ready to take to the water for the first time. Join the team in Goeje, South Korea, as it prepares to launch the largest […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The new backhoe dredger Magnor, currently being built for Boskalis by Ravestein, will be the largest and most efficient backhoe dredger in the world. Two large deck cranes are fitted for work on- and changing of the equipment (boom, stick and bucket) of the excavator. The vessel includes all the necessary equipment such as a large […]

  • 6 February 2012

    The latest superyacht to make the World’s Top 100 list was launched on January 29th by Oceanco in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Australian-based Sam Sorgiovanni Designs is credited with exterior styling and interior design of the yard-coded Y707. Boasting a length of 88.5m and a beam of 14.2m, Y707 is a yacht of harmonious proportions and […]

  • 25 April 2006

    HAMBURG (AP) – A German shipyard yesterday delivered the world’s largest passenger ship to its U.S. owner. The Freedom of the Seas was handed over to Florida-based cruise operator Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) at a ceremony in Hamburg that drew crowds of onlookers. The 160,000-ton cruise liner can carry some 4,000 passengers and offers […]

  • 4 June 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    The world’s largest containership, the 23,964 TEU HMM Algeciras, sailed into the Port of Rotterdam on June 3, making its first call at Europe’s largest port. The colossal ship, loaded with 19,621 TEU on board – also a record – was quite a sight as it proceeded to Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) to unload containers. […]

  • 25 February 2013

    POSCO has accelerated in preoccupying the energy steel market that is the future new growth engine. It has successfully won an order for supplying 88,000 tons of 11 types of thick plate steel for FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading), which is one of the world’s largest oil prospecting ships that Daewoo Shipbuilding Marine & […]

  • 3 April 2014

    The INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project has announced a major milestone for its Central Processing Facility (CPF). The first dry dock hull block erection was yesterday celebrated with a ribbon cutting ceremony in the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje, South Korea, where the CPF is being constructed. The ceremony was attended by INPEX president […]

  • 9 April 2013

    German-based luxury yacht builder Lurssen has launched the world’s largest yacht, the 180m long Azzam. With an estimated gross tonnage of 14,000GT and a price tag of $520 million, the Azzam is sailing into the record books. She left her drydock 11 month after her transfer last year and only 28 months from cutting steel! […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Wilh. Wilhelmsen group operated Mark V class vessels are the most sophisticated vessels ever built in the roll-on roll-off segment. The Mark V class vessels are the largest of its kind, with a length of 265 metres, offering a cargo volume of 138,000 cubic metres over six fixed and three hoistable decks. The pioneering roll-on/roll-off […]

  • 27 August 2014

    The FPSO will be 330 meters long , 61 meters wide and 34 meters tall. It will be able to carry 2.3 million barrels of crude.

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    South Korean shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) announced today that it held a naming ceremony for the world’s largest containership, the first of five 19,000 TEU containerships ordered from China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) in May 2013. The containership was named CSCL Globe by He Li Jun, wife of Xu Li Rong, chairman of China […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The world’s largest containership MOL Triumph, freshly delivered to Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) earlier this week, is gearing up for its debut in THE Alliance’s Asia-Europe trade in April. The giant boxship was delivered from South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) on March 27. On the occasion of the ship’s delivery, Junichiro Ikeda, President and CEO […]

  • 8 January 2006

    Shanghai port has become the world’s largest cargo port, with processed cargo topping 443 million tons in 2005, higher than that of Singapore’s port, according to the latest statistics of the Shanghai Port Management Department.

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The image shows 19 224 TEU MSC Oscar, the world’s largest container ship. The behemoth container ship was built at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering shipyard (South Korea) for Mediterranean Shipping Company and was delivered to the client on January 8, 2015. MSC Oscar called at Slavyanka marine terminal of Posyet Seaport for bunkering on 12 January […]

  • 23 February 2006

    Gemini will be a 145-foot-long catamaran

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Although 2014 has so far been full of shipping industry’s firsts as well as record-breaking feats, Mediterranean Shipping Company will make sure that we enter the new year with a bang by adding the world’s largest container vessel, a 19, 224 TEU MSC Oscar, to its fleet. This 395.4m long and 59 m wide container […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The world’s largest cruise ship has been delivered to the Royal Caribbean International.

  • 23 April 2020

    South Korean shipping major HMM has held a naming ceremony for the first of its twelve 24,000 TEU containerships. The HMM Algeciras, described as the world’s largest boxship, was named at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering’s (DSME) Okpo shipyard in Geoje, Korea. The ceremony was presided by the President of the Republic of Korea Moon […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    China has officially unveiled China Shipbuilding Corporation, “the world’s largest shipbuilding group”.

  • 22 April 2008

    The world’s first fixed dual-beam gantry crane was officially launched at a naming ceremony held at Yantai Raffles Shipyard last Saturday. Named after a famous sacred mountain in China’s Shandong Province, the 20,000-tonne (22,000 tons) Taisun was also presented a certificate by the American Bureau of Shipping for lifting a 20,133-tonne (22,146-ton) launch barge over […]