Armón entrega a finales de esta semana el atunero para EE UU

 

 

 

 

A finales de mes tendrá lugar el amadrinamiento del "Manzanillo", el tercer barco encargado por Antonio Suárez

18.02.2015 | 05:38 La Nueva España

El "Cape Ann", haciendo pruebas de navegación el mes pasado en la bahía de San Lorenzo. ÁNGEL GONZÁLEZ
 

M. CASTRO El astillero Armón Gijón tiene previsto entregar a finales de esta semana el atunero "Cape Ann" al armador estadounidense Tri Marine International, que se convertirá así en el séptimo atunero de altura construido en el astillero gijonés.

El "Cape Ann" se encuentra atracado en el puerto de El Musel a la espera de que llegue la tripulación con la que cruzará el Atlántico, tras haber

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Navantia reacciona a la amenaza de los astilleros ‘low cost’ de Corea del Sur y China

Su plan estratégico se apoyará ahora en el I+D+i. “Es imposible competir con Asia en precio y tiempo”

El próximo verano se iniciará la fase final del contrato para suministrar dos buques logísticos a la armada australiana. Un proyecto al que aspira Navantia, pero que podría perder por la competencia de Corea del Sur. El cada vez más dominante mercado asiático obliga a los astilleros españoles a “reinventarse”.

 

 

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El Confidencial Digital ha podido conocer de fuentes próximas a la dirección de Navantia algunas reflexiones sobre el futuro de la compañía y los planes estratégicos que se están diseñando para salvaguardar el negocio.

En los últimos años, los astilleros españoles –también los europeos- han perdido terreno frente a sus competidores de Corea del Sur, Chinay

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MHI to Spin Off Ship Construction and Hull Block Manufacture

 

 

 

MHI to Spin Off Ship Construction and Hull Block Manufacture in Commercial Vessel Business at Nagasaki, Establishing Two New Group Companies

Wednesday, Feb 04, 2015
 
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has determined, effective October 1, to establish two new group companies at its Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works' Koyagi Plant - one to undertake ship construction and the other to manufacture hull blocks - and to transfer its operations in construction of large-size commercial ships in the Nagasaki district to the new firms. The company will separate cruise ship construction from its commercial ship business and operate as an engineering business under a new organization to be launched within the Commercial Aviation & Transportation Systems business domain.

Of the two new companies, the

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Decline in newbuild price will increase vessel supply

 

 

 

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Newbuild prices

Newbuild vessel prices indicate the future rates of Capesize, Panamax, and Handymax/Supramax due to the long construction period. A dry bulk vessel takes almost two or three-plus years to build, and each costs ~$60 million plus. These prices indicate the longer term fundamentals of the dry bulk shipping industry supply and demand.

 

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For bulk carriers, Capesize vessel prices stood at $53.3 million in January 2015 compared to $54.2 million in December 2014 as compared to $53.5 million in January 2014. From January 2013, Kamsarmax and Ultramax vessel prices recorded $28.6 million and $26.4 million, respectively, as compared to $29.0 million and $27.2 million, respectively, in the previous month.

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McCain seeks to open US domestic routes to foreign ships

 

 

 

 

By KEVIN FREKING
Associated Press

By KEVIN FREKING The Associated Press

Posted: Friday, Feb. 06, 2015

Steve Helber, File - AP Photo

FILE - In this May 24, 2012, file photo the lower bow section of the nuclear powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford is lowered into position at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Va. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who seems to revel in the occasional lonely crusade, this time is taking on America’s maritime industry and the longstanding law barring foreign-built ships from transporting goods within the United States. McCain’s opposition to the 1920 Jones Act isn’t new, but his status as chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee is.

Cliff Owen, File - AP Photo

FILE - In

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