American shipbuilding company, General Dynamics NASSCO, announced it has started the construction on a Kanaloa-class containership for Matson Navigation Company, Inc., as part of a two-ship contract.
A significant rise on vessel orders is expected in South Korean shipyards, during the second half of 2017, as numerous contracts are to be signed soon. According to earlier data, 79 ships- or 2.83 million compensated gross tons- were secured during the first half of 2017, which also represents a rise from previous year.
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