Reported by Fox News so it HAS to be facts:
Not from Fox News:
While Wartsila is optimistic on China’s shipping business and shipbuilding industry:
The bow section “mega block” built at a yard in Poland for a cruise ship under construction in France met with bad weather while under tow by tug «En Avant 30» and had to seek shelter in Kristiansand, Norway. Seen here leaving from the yard in Poland 12. Sept.:
And arriving in Kristiansand this Tuesday 26. Sept.:
Moored while waiting for better weather:
The En Avant 30 is still in Kristiansand according to Marine Traffic:
The Great Lakes of Africa:
On October 9, “MSC CHINA”, the last of the world’s largest 24116 TEU ultra-large container ship series built by Jiangnan Shipyard and China Shipbuilding Trading for CSSC Shipping and MSC, was delivered one month ahead of schedule. The ship was designed by CSSC Hudong-Zhonghua and classified into DNV. The ship has a total length of 399.99 meters, a molded width of 61.5 meters, and a molded depth of 33.2 meters. It can load 24,116 containers. It is the largest container type in the world at present.The ship is equipped with a hybrid scrubber and uses a shaft generator system for the first time, which can effectively reduce fuel consumption, optimize fuel consumption and EEDI, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It is known as the “Green Giant”.
Source : Xinde Marine News
Boustead Naval Shipyard failed to build six littoral combat ships:
PS> Save on decommissioning cost a few years down the road?
Low job satisfaction:
Now the shoe is on the other foot: