Hudong-Zhonghua orders GTT tank design for new LNG carrier

Chinese shipyard Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding has ordered the tank design for a new LNG carrier from French LNG containment specialist GTT. Illustration only; Courtesy of Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group)  is building this new LNG carrier on behalf of the leasing … Read More

Hudong-Zhonghua holds naming ceremony for MU LAN LNG carrier

Chinese shipbuilder Hudong-Zhonghua has completed the MU LAN LNG carrier for CSSC (Hong Kong) Shipping. Courtesy of Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding The vessel was christened today in a naming ceremony in Shanghai. MU LAN is a 174,000 cubic metres LNG carrier, equipped … Read More

GTT’s new ecological LNG bunker vessel concept approved

French LNG containment specialist GTT and Chinese shipbuilder Hudong-Zhonghua have received approvals for the LNG bunkering vessel concept from Society China Classification Society (CCS) and DNV. Courtesy of GTT This double approval in principle is granted for the “ballast-water-free” LNG … Read More

CMA CGM welcomes final LNG-powered ULCV

CMA CGM Sorbonne, the last LNG-fueled 23,000 TEU containership out of a series of nine giant containerships built in China, has been delivered to French shipping major CMA CGM. The LNG-fueled containership and its eight 23,000 TEU sister vessels are … Read More

Hudong Zhonghua delivers LNG-powered CMA CGM Concorde

Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding, a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corporation, has named and delivered CMA CGM Concorde. The 23,000 TEU containership is the seventh of nine giant LNG-powered containerships French shipowner CMA CGM has on order in China. Measuring 400 meters in … Read More

Chinese yards scoop Seaspan’s latest boxship order

China State Shipbuilding Corporation will build Seaspan’s latest batch of six container vessels featuring 15,000 TEU capacity. The company’s subsidiaries Hudong Zhonghua and Jiangnan Shipbuilding will build three ships from the series each. This project marks the first time that … Read More

Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding names CMA CGM Rivoli

Image by Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding, a subsidiary of China Shipbuilding Corporation, hosted a naming ceremony for LNG-fuelled 23,000 TEU containership CMA CGM Rivoli on January 8.  The ship is the fifth of the nine 23,000 container ships ordered by … Read More

Hudong-Zhonghua breaks ground on new $2.8 billion shipyard

China Shipbuilding Changxing Shipbuilding Base; Image by Hudong Zhonghua Hudong–Zhonghua Shipbuilding, a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corporation, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the second phase of the China Shipbuilding Changxing Shipbuilding Base. The Hudong-Zhonghua new factory site is located … Read More

Hudong delivers third Yamal LNG tanker for Cosco-MOL JV

China’s Hudong-Zhonghua on Monday, August 31, delivered the third Yamal LNG carrier to the Cosco Shipping and Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines joint venture. Courtesy of Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding The vessel, named LNG Phecda earlier last month is capable of transporting up … Read More