SHIPYARDS STRUGGLE WITH SOARING STEEL PRICES

The price of steel, which is one of the main components used in ship construction, has increased dramatically since early 2021.  Shipyards continue to face mounting costs as build materials rise to record-high levels, including iron ore, which is hindering the agreement of new shipbuilding contracts as yards are having trouble calculating vessel construction costs.  […]

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SOLAR SOLVE CONTINUES TO MOVIE ALONG, WITH AQUAMAN 2

In 2013 we enjoyed the excitement of our famous SOLASAFE screens being featured at the navigation bridge windows of U.S. containership MAERSK ALABAMA, when it featured in the movie Captain Phillips. Directed by Paul Greengrass, it’s main actors are Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Barkhad Abdi and Barkhad Abdirahman. The movie depicts the true story of […]

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