Another big gas carrier order was placed in South Korea this week with expectations of more demand for shipping as European and other importers seek liquified natural gas (LNG) deliveries by sea to replace Russian gas. Turkey won an order from a European operator for diesel-electric short-sea cargo ships. In Canada, a major programme for RoRo ferry construction has been announced. South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering will be sold in the near future although only one company bid to buy the yard. In the naval sector, a pan-European project to develop a new type of corvette took a step forward.