Yards toy with adding capacity

Amid a record ordering boom – and with an eye on fleet renewal ahead of IMO 2050 – shipbuilders are looking at expansion for the first time in a decade.

MSI Director Stuart Nicoll states that “physical capacity tends not to disappear as yards are either mothballed or put to work on other forms of heavy industry, effective capacity is a lot easier and quicker to bring back online when markets improve, though one limiting factor can be the availability of a trained workforce“. Read more views at Splash247

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