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Top 10 Largest Shipbuilding Companies in the world 2021 By Container ship Capacity
01. Samsung Heavy Industries
Samsung Heavy Industries engage in shipbuilding and offshore EPC projects. The company delivered 1,249 ships and offshore facilities by the end of December 2019. In January 2020, Samsung H. I has 20 ships with 377,340 TEUs in the order book. Also, these ships average vessel size is 18,867 TEUs. Other than to the container ships, Samsung Heavy Industries has leading market shares in construction of drillship, LNG carriers and FPSO vessels. Being a South Korea based company Samsung Heavy Industries constructed the world ever-largest ethane carrier in 2014. And the 1st 23, 000 TEU container ship in 2017.
02. Daewoo (Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd.)
DSME highly known as Daewoo established in 1973 at Okpo Bay, Geoje Island Korea. DSSW: SAMWOO HEAVY INDUSTRIES Co., Ltd., Jeonranam-do, Korea, DSHI: SHINHAN HEAVY INDUSTRIES Co., Ltd., Ulsan, Korea, DSSC: DSME Shandong Co., Ltd., China) are subsidiaries of DSME. Daewoo has 18 ships in the order book with a capacity of 366,000 TEUs. These ships count for an average vessel size of 20,333 TEUs. Daewoo won the 1st 20 Triple E 18,000 TEU Mega Containerships construction in 2011
03. Imabari Group
Imabari is Japan’s largest shipbuilder established in 1901. Saijo Shipyard, Hiroshima Shipyard, Iwagi Zosen Co., Ltd., Shimanami Shipyard Co., Ltd., Shin Kasado Dockyard Co., Ltd., I-S Shipyard Co., Ltd., Tadotsu Shipyard Co., Ltd., Minaminippon Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., and Saijo Shipyard HigashiHiuchi Factory also come under the Imabari Group. The Imabari will deliver 301,050 TEUs in 45 ships as per the current order list. And the average vessel size remains as 6,690 TEUs. In 2019, the group has delivered 15 ships and delivered the highest number of ships during the year compared to the other shipbuilders.
04. Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) Co., Ltd
Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) Co., Ltd is a Shanghai, China-based shipyard company. As per the current order book, Jiangnan Chanxing produces average 12,332 258,976 TEUs ships. And total vessel in the order book is 25 with the total capacity of 258,976 TEUs.
05. Hyundai Heavy Industries
Hyundai Heavy Industries is founded in 1972 and diversified from shipbuilding into offshore and engineering, industrial plant and engineering, and engine and machinery. Hyundai Heavy Industries has 240,000TEUs of 16 ships in the order book. And the vessels count for an average of 15,000 TEUs. When considering the ship constructions from 2017, Hyundai delivered 27 ships. The company had orders of USD 7.8 billion in 2019. And the company expect USD 11.6 billion orders in 2020.
06. Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co., Ltd.
Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co., Ltd. Has three shipyards including the main yard, Shanghai Shipyard Co. Ltd., and Shanghai Jiangnan-Changxing Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. Company has its headquarter in Pudong of Shanghai, China. The Hudong Zhonghua has 11 ships for construction with a total of 215,224 TEU capacity in the order book.
07. Jiangsu Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Co.,Ltd.
Jiangsu Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. was founded in 1956. The shipbuilding company run with a capital of 622 billion in China. The 3,000TEU container ships are among the main construction products of the company. At the moment, Jiangsu has 25 ships in the order book with the average capacity of 6,073 TEUs.
08. Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard Co. Ld
Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard Co. Ld is in Guangzhou, China. Company founded in 1955 and reformed in 2001 as a limited liability company. The shipyard will add 105,304 TEUs in 53 ship to the container fleet by 2022.
09. Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.
Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. Established in 27th October, 19997. HSHI is a South Korea based ship construction company. Shipbuilding, container handling cranes and industrial material system are core products and services of the company. Samho is well reputed for offshore plant sector including drilling ships, FPUs and FPSOs. Company will add seven ships to the world container fleet covering 103,924 TEUs by 2022.
10. Jinhai Intelligent Manufacturing Co Ltd
Jinhai Intelligent Manufacturing Co Ltd established in September 2005. Company has a registered capital of 5.48 billion and of the large mono-hull shipbuilder in Asia. So far JHIM constructed 80 ships covering bulkers, crude oil tankers, container ships, offshore engineering platforms. Jinhai Intelligent has 5 ships in the order book to achieve 57,500 TEUs in the global fleet.
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