Offshore
DNV-CNOOC establish offshore committee
Norwegian classification society DNV has recently established a Greater China Offshore Committee which will be chaired by Zhou Shouwei, vice general manager of CNOOC (China National Offshore Oil Corporation) and academician of the Chinese Academy of ...
2010-01-19 07:32:34
Grandweld inks 3 tugs
Grandweld, a United Arab Emirates-based shipbuilding, ship repair and conversion specialist, has secured a major contract worth $128 million for the construction of three new Salvage Tugs for Sogeport-GICEP of Algeria. Grandweld is a division of ...
2010-01-19 07:17:46
MES develops floating wind farms
Japan's Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (MES) is developing floating structures for offshore wind farms in a bid to meet growing demand for offshore wind farm development in Japan in the long term. Mitsui intends to develop TLP (tension leg plat...
2010-01-19 06:33:25
Brazil shipyard eyes owning vessels
Brazil’s EBX Group says its new shipbuilding subsidiary also plans to own and operate a fleet of rigs, platforms and floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) units to be chartered out to oil producers, foreign media reports. The plan come...
2010-01-18 14:33:41
100 newbuilds for Transpetro
Transpetro’s chief executive has revealed plans to order 20 tank-barge convoys for the ethanol trade, adding 100 tugs and barges to its fleet. Sergio Machado says the Brazilian tanker owner aims to issue a tender for the vessels next month, acc...
2010-01-18 07:25:58
Transocean to tender for drillships
Transocean, owner of the world’s largest fleet of offshore drilling rigs and drillships, could award contracts to build two new drillships, worth $1.5bn in total, this quarter to meet growing demand for deepwater and Arctic operations, foreign medi...
2010-01-18 07:09:07
ExxonMobil to reveal PNG tender winner
A decision is expected this month from ExxonMobil on the choice of shipowners to provide existing tonnage for its Papua New Guinea-based LNG project, foreign media reports. As reported in November, currently Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) of Japan and Den...
2010-01-15 15:12:22
Mitsubishi inks exploration ship
Japanese shipbuilder Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has secured a state-backed order for a resource exploration vessel. MHI said the contract was signed with government-owned Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp, or JOGMEC. The natural ...
2010-01-15 07:10:13
CSSC focusing on offshore biz
On January 10th, Mr Chen Xiaojin, Chairman of China CSSC Holdings Limited, visited the new shipyard construction project of Dahe Breakwater in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, China. CSSC is establishing a new shipbuilding and offshore engineering base...
2010-01-15 06:07:49
Yuexin wins $60m PSV order
China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) announced that compatriot small shipyard Yuexin Shipbuilding (粤新船厂) has been awarded the contract to build a platform supply vessel (PSV) worth CNY 400m ($59m). The result is very s...
2010-01-12 14:06:37
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