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Specialties Cornerstone of Canadian Market

The past decade was a tough one for the Canadian shipbuilding market. It was a decade that produced a decline of both employment and decline of newbuilds, many of which were contracted in the late 1980s still awaiting construction. This unfinished

Hellenic Lines Orders Ro/Ro Ships In Japan

Hellenic Lines has placed an order for two 625-foot-long rollon/ roll-off vessels with Japan's Sasebo Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. Hellenic also has an option for construction of two more roll-on ships at Sasebo. Each ship will have approximately 10,

Peoples' Republic Of China Concentrates On Building Up Bulk Carrier Fleet

Over the past year or so, well over 100 secondhand dry cargo ships have been purchased by the Chinese, either for their domestic fleet, or for operation under "convenience" flags. A surprisingly large number of these—possibly over 30—have been bulk carriers,

Bergesen Releases 1Q Results

The Bergesen group generated firstquarter operating profit of $25.6 million, substantially down on the $104.3 million recorded last year. These figures include capital gains on the sale of vessels of $ 10.4 million in 2002 and $7.2 million in 2001.

 
 
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