Offshore
Big 3 vie for Shtokman LNG ship order
Five shipyards have been pre-qualified to compete in the upcoming LNG carrier newbuilding tender for the Shtokman LNG project. Sources reveal that South Korea's big three shipbuilders - Hyundai Heavy Industries, Samsung Heavy Industries and Daewoo...
2009-07-17 14:23:06
Hyundai receives $1bn plant order
Hyundai Heavy Industries of South Korea on July 16th revealed that it has received a $1bn gas plant order from Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction (ADGAS) of the United Arab Emirates. Under the agreement, Hyundai will construct a gas plant which can handle...
2009-07-16 16:42:39
Canceled AHTS repurchased by Solstad
Solstad Offshore bought back an AHTS newbuilding which it had cancelled in March following the bankruptcy of Norwegian shipbuilder Karmsund Maritime. Oslo-listed Solstad will pay Sparebank 1 NOK 680m ($104.81m) for the 300-tbp anchor handler, it s...
2009-07-15 07:29:55
Huge offshore vessel orderbook worried
A massive newbuilding orderbook will hinder a sustained rebound in the North Sea charter markets, a leading shipbroker warns. Over 200 new PSVs and anchor handlers are set to hit the water over the next 18 months, Offshore Shipbrokers Ltd (OSL) sa...
2009-07-15 07:26:44
Hitzler Werft wins icebreakers
German shipyard Hitzler Werft has won a newbuilding order for two river icebreakers with an option for a third vessel. The new order means that the 64 jobs at the shipyard are secure until 2011. The first two vessels have been ordered by the wate...
2009-07-15 07:15:33
SCI orders PSV pair at Cochin
Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) today announced that the company has inked a shipbuilding contract with Cochin Shipyard on July 9th, 2009. SCI ordered construction of two platform supply vessels of Rolls-Royce UT 755 design at the yard. The sh...
2009-07-13 15:45:03
Golar forays into floating LNG
Golar LNG is expanding its presence in the LNG logistics sector with the company’s first project for a floating liquefaction unit. Golar LNG and Thai partner PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) have agreed to develop a floating liquefied natu...
2009-07-13 06:57:13
Gazprom to order two LNG carriers
Gazprom Plc may place an order with Severnaya Verf plant for the construction of two LNG tankers to transport LNG from the Shtokman gas field offshore eastern Russia, said Gazprom Vice President Alexander Ananenkov. Ananenkov said Severnaya Verf plan...
2009-07-13 06:46:47
Hyundai delivers last Q-flex pair
Qatar Gas Transport Co (Nakilat) has received delivery of two Q-flex LNG carriers from Hyundai Heavy Industries. The South Korean shipbuilder has handed over the 215,000-cbm Al Rekayyat and Al Kharaitiyat, the last in the series of orders for Qata...
2009-07-10 13:53:22
MHI eyes Y300bn ($3.2bn) orders in 2012
Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) is undergoing a thorough reorganization of its shipbuilding division and it hopes this will trigger its entry into offshore and ocean development projects. MHI executive vice president Shiro Iijima outlined...
2009-07-10 07:39:11
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