CSBC to deliver 16 ships in 2015

China Shipbuilding Corporation (CSBC), Taiwan’s largest shipbuilder, will deliver 16 newbuilds in 2015, the highest level since 2008, said CSBC president Chen Feng-lin on 17 April.
Eleven newbuilds will be delivered by Kaohsiung yard and five by Keelung yard. Among these, three newbuilds by

Lysblink Seaways to be scrapped

DFDS Seaways has confirmed that its 7,409 gt cargo vessel Lysblink Seaways, which grounded in northwest Scotland on 18 February, is to be recycled.
After passing through the Sound of Mull en route from Belfast to Skogn with a load of paper, the ship failed to make a course change and hit rocks near