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BP starts-up Shah Deniz 2 development in Azerbaijan
BP and its partners in the Shah Deniz consortium announced the start-up of the landmark Shah Deniz 2 gas development in Azerbaijan, including its first commercial gas delivery to Turkey. The BP-operated $28 billion project is the first subsea ...
2018-07-05 07:30:17
DSIC wins in Atlantica arbitrations
CSIC-affiliated Dalian Shipbuilding Industry (DSIC) turns out to have won an arbitration case against Atlantica Tender Drilling, the US offshore drilling solution provider, over disputes regarding a shipbuilding contract. Atlantica ordered one...
2018-07-05 07:16:21
KR authorized by Government of Nauru
The Korean Register of Shipping (KR) announced on July 3 that it has been granted authorization by the Nauru Ports Authority (NPA) to deliver statutory services on behalf of Nauru flag state. The KR will act as a 'Recognized Organization (RO)'...
2018-07-05 07:15:42
VR trains shipbuilding skills
Korea is preparing the implementation of VR (virtual reality) technology into training for shipbuilding, construction, and medical skills. The Ministry of Science and ICT of Korea held an opening ceremony of ‘AR/VR flagship project’ on Jul...
2018-07-05 07:15:06
"HHI worker fell by half"
It is estimated that the number of laborers working for Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has been decreased by almost half during last three and a half year. Around 33,000 workers left their job. Kim Jong-hoon, a member of the National Assembly ...
2018-07-04 07:41:12
Sungdong sees conflict over layoff issue
Sungdong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering sent an official document to its union labor for requiring opinion on the company's layoff target selection criteria, which is the third time following June 21 and 27. The company's criteria on la...
2018-07-04 07:39:00
DSME labor union approves strike
The labor union of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has decided to rush into a strike. The union called for the yeas and nays for the strike to 4,811 of 5,883 its members, and 4,494 (93.4%) of them agreed to go into the stri...
2018-07-04 07:37:33
ClassNK releases amendments to class rules
Leading classification society ClassNK has announced that it released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships on 29 June 2018. ClassNK is constantly revising its Rules and Guidance in order to reflec...
2018-07-03 07:02:28
KR Chairman takes IACS chairmanship
The Korean Register of Shipping (KR) announced that its current chairman, Lee Jeong-kie is appointed as the new chairman of International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) on June 28. KR had already run the office back in 1998 and...
2018-07-03 06:56:49
RIMS ready for reemployment program
The Research Institute of Medium & Small Shipbuilding (RIMS) announced that it is pursuing reemployment program for former shipbuilding workers with local governments. The program is planning to support laid-off workers and companies hirin...
2018-07-02 07:31:34
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