South Korea Takes the Lead in Ship Orders in September

first_imgFollowing the last year’s turmoil in the sector, shipyards from South Korea won the majority of orders worldwide in September 2017 and their order backlog increased for the first time in almost a 2-year period.Specifically, the country’s shipyards bagged orders amounting to a gross tonnage of 1.46 compensated million tons, Yonhap news agency reported, referring to data provided by Clarksons Research.In September, owners placed orders for 26 new vessels at South Korean yards. These include eleven ultra large container vessels (ULCVs), ten very large ore carriers (VLOCs) and five very large crude carriers (VLCCs).Switzerland’s Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) turned to Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) for eleven 22,000 TEU containerships which will be the world’s largest boxships based on TEU capacity.In addition, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) won an order from compatriot Polaris Shipping for the construction of ten VLOCs. As World Maritime News earlier informed, the contract for the ten 325,000 dwt ships is worth KRW 910.2 billion (around USD 800 million).Another shipping company, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM), chose DSME shipyard for the construction of its five 300,000 dwt VLCCs. The order for the tanker quintet contains options for five more ships.On the other hand, Chinese competitors clinched orders for 21 vessels with a combined gross tonnage of 890,000 tons.The biggest order, worth USD 1.2 billion, was placed by French container shipping major CMA CGM, including nine 22,000 TEU boxships.During the last month, Japan was on the third place in terms of new shipbuilding deals with fourteen ordered ships.Out of these ships, ten 82,000 dwt bulk carriers were ordered from Nissen Kaiun and the remaining four VLCCs from Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) Line.In the first nine months of the year, China ranked first with regard to order backlog with 217 vessels, followed by South Korea with 133 and Japan with 76 ships, according to Yonhap.World Maritime News Stafflast_img read more

Syracuse picks up 3 All-ACC Honors

first_img Published on May 11, 2017 at 12:59 pm Contact Matt: [email protected] Sydney O’Hara and Alicia Hansen earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference First Team honors this Thursday, making them the first Syracuse (31-18, 10-10 ACC) players to do so since 2015.O’Hara, a pitcher and first baseman, earned her second All-ACC nod by compiling one of the best statistical seasons in Syracuse history. The senior currently leads the nation in batting average (.480) and on-base percentage (.629), while finishing second in saves (6) and strikeouts per seven innings (12.6). O’Hara also leads the ACC in 10 statistical categories and is a top-10 finalist for USA Softball Player of the Year.Hansen, a sophomore, earned her first nod on the All-ACC First Team. The second baseman led the Orange in runs (47) and doubles (11), while finishing second in batting average (.379) and hits (66). Syracuse did not have any players named to the All-ACC Second Team.Alexa Romero did manage to become the first freshman in SU history to make the All-ACC Freshman Team. Romero (12-7) finished her first season ranked eighth in the ACC in ERA (2.72) and fourth in strikeouts (154). The lefty leads Syracuse in both categories.O’Hara did not manage to take home ACC Player of the Year. That award went to Jessica Warren of Florida State. The third baseman finished the season batting .429 with 20 home runs and 63 RBIs.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSyracuse looks to keep its season alive in the ACC Quarterfinals this Thursday, May 11, as the sixth-seeded Orange takes on third-seeded North Carolina at Anderson Softball Stadium in Chapel Hill. First pitch slated for 7:30 p.m.All-ACC First TeamChloe Sharabba, Boston CollegeJessica Dreswick, Boston CollegeJessica Warren, Florida StateJessica Burroughs, Florida StateMorgan Klaevemann, Florida StateAlex Powers, Florida StateMeghan King, Florida StateSydney Broderick, Florida StateTyler Ross, NC StateBrittany Pickett, North CarolinaKarley Wester, Notre DameAli Wester, Notre DameSydney O’Hara, SyracuseAlicia Hansen, SyracuseKatie Park, VirginiaAll-ACC Freshman TeamDani Morgan, Florida StateCaitlin Ferguson, LouisvilleJade Caraway, NC StatePeyton Silverman, NC StateBrittany Pickett, North CarolinaValerie Ortega, PittsburghAlexa Romero, SyracuseCarre Eberle, Virginia Tech Commentscenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

English Premier League Standings

first_imgPoint STANDINGSPOS LP CLUB P W D L GF GA GD PTS1 (3) Arsenal 16 10 3 3 29 13 16 332 (1) Man City 16 10 2 4 32 17 15 323 (2) Leicester 15 9 5 1 32 21 11 324 (4) Man U 16 8 5 3 21 12 9 295 (5) Tottenham 16 6 8 2 26 14 12 266 (6) Crystal P 16 8 2 6 21 15 6 267 (7) Watford 16 7 4 5 18 16 2 258 (8) West Ham 16 6 6 4 25 21 4 249 (10) Liverpool 16 6 6 4 20 19 1 2410 (9) Everton 16 5 8 3 29 21 8 2311 (11) Stoke City 16 6 5 5 13 14 -1 2312 (12) S.hampton 16 5 6 5 21 19 2 2113 (13) West Brom 16 5 5 6 16 21 -5 2014 (14) Bournem 16 4 4 8 20 31 -11 1615 (18) Newcastle 16 4 4 8 18 31 -13 1616 (15) Chelsea 15 4 3 8 17 24 -7 1517 (16) Swansea 16 3 5 8 15 24 -9 1418 (17) Norwich 16 3 5 8 18 28 -10 1419 (19) Sunderland 16 3 3 10 17 30 -13 1220 (20) Aston Villa 16 1 3 12 13 30 -17 6last_img read more