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Murky waters for South Korea’s struggling shipbuilders
04 February, 2016 | by Eva Grey
Amid some of the worst quarterly results ever seen in shipbuilding, South Korea’s traditionally dominant industry is now struggling to stay afloat, with its three largest companies reporting...
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Ship Technology Global: Issue 27 27 January, 2016 In this issue: Amsterdam’s new sea lock, technology trends in maintenance, a look inside the Norwegian Escape, Port of Willemstad redevelopment, how shipping can become a part of the...

Australia’s great loss: the end of maritime cabotage? 19 January, 2016 by Eva Grey New legislation aiming to deregulate Australia’s coastal shipping in a bid to cut costs for businesses has met with stark opposition from industry and political bodies alike. While the...

Kra Canal: digging a shipping route across Thailand 13 January, 2016 by Gary Peters The idea of a shipping canal across Thailand’s Kra Isthmus has long been mooted, without ever getting the go-ahead. However, could a new South Korea-inspired idea for a rail canal finally get...

Shore-side power: a key role to play in greener shipping 06 January, 2016 by Eva Grey Shore-side power, which allows ships to turn off their engines and plug into an electrical grid while at berth, has been steadily growing in popularity as a reliable solution to cutting...

2015: The year's biggest Ship Technology stories 05 January, 2016 by Nitin Kumar Plymouth University builds fully autonomous ship, Panama Canal Authority plans $17bn expansion, and US lifts ban on ferry service. Ship-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from...

Ship Technology Global: Issue 26 18 December, 2015 In this issue: The UK’s new polar research ship, why shore-side power needs a boost, predictive maintenance with GE Marine, simulation training for emergency crews, the cruise industry steps up...

November’s top stories: El Faro debris washes ashore, Sweden and Finland's green collaboration 18 December, 2015 by Bhavana Navuluri Eleven port operators to bid for Port of Corozal, South Korea eases ban on LPG carrier construction at DSME, Crowley begins construction on terminal expansion project in Puerto...

Polar explorer: a tech revolution for UK shipping 16 December, 2015 by Gary Peters Cammell Laird in Birkenhead has been selected by the UK to build a new state-of-the-art £200m polar research ship. How will the deal develop British shipbuilding expertise and ensure the...

100 years of BP Shipping: a timeline 09 December, 2015 by Eva Grey A look back at BP Shipping’s century-long history provides a fascinating insight into how the company survived, and indeed thrived, throughout some of the most challenging events that shaped our...

Paris climate summit: spotlight on shipping 03 December, 2015 by Eva Grey Against the backdrop of ongoing COP21 negotiations in Paris, the shipping sector pledged its commitment to ambitious CO₂ reductions across the international merchant fleet. Leading figures...

UK shipping: enticing the next generation 27 November, 2015 by Gary Peters At this year’s World Maritime Day, attendees debated maritime training and what needs to be done to attract young people to the industry. So, from a UK perspective, what is happening to ensure...

Ship Technology Global: Issue 25 26 November, 2015 In this issue: Australia's controversial new shipping legislation, strategies for growth in the UK's maritime sector, South Korea's shipbuilding decline, the latest in wind power...

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