bulk carriers

IRClass and FMT agreed on advanced bulk carrier designs

The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) along with the Further Marine Technology (FMT) shake their hands and inked an MoU, in order to boost their strategic cooperation. This collaboration, aims to benefit both sides by expanding their business in the South East Asian market.

Q2 2019 sees record low for newbuild orders

As VesselsValue’s Head Cargo Analyst, Olivia Watkins, reviews which yards have received orders and and which vessel types have been popular purchases, it is revealed that newbuilding orders fell to record lows during the second quarter of 2019.

World’s first LNG fueled bulk carrier delivered

MAN Diesel and Turbo announced the delivery of the “Ilshin Green Iris”, the world’s first LNG-fueled bulk carrier. The vessel was constructed at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in Korea, and is part of a 2016 project, for a new generation of environmentally-friendly LNG-fueled bulk carriers. “Ilshin Green Iris” has been chartered by steelmaker POSCO.

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