Offshore
SHI to receive an unofficial order for LNG-FPSO
SBM Offshore N.V. plans to place an order for one LNG-FPSO (floating production, storage and offloading unit) not from Japan’s IHI Marine United (IHIMU) but from South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI). SBM new president Tony Mace said SB...
2008-09-04 09:33:36
NYK Line to establish ‘Offshore Business Group’
Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Line) on August 28 said it would set up ‘Offshore Business Group,’ a new organization which deals with offshore sector, within its Bulker•Energy Transportation HQ as of October 1. In oil and gas sector, NYK Line ...
2008-09-01 09:33:55
MODEC to win a contract with Petrobras to build an FPSO
Mitsui Ocean Development & Engineering Co. (MODEC) on August 26 announced that it has signed a contract with Petrobras, Brazil’s national oil and gas company, for the construction, charter and operation of a floating production, storage and offload...
2008-08-29 09:49:34
SHI to receive an order for a drillship from Pride
Pride International (USA) has ordered one more ultra-deepwater drillship from South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for $745m. The Houston-based company already has three other drillships of the kind on order at the South Korean yard, and...
2008-08-28 13:51:12
SHI one more drill ship newbuilding
South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) on 25 announced to the Korea Stock Exchange that it has received an order for the construction of a drill ship from a US shipowner. The delivery of the vessel is scheduled for December 2011 and the pr...
2008-08-27 11:00:02
Cancellation of an order for four heavy-lift vessels
Germany’s SAL (Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land), a heavy-lift shipping company where Japan’s Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K-Line) holds a 50% stake, announced that it has reached an agreement with J.J. Sietas, Germany’s shipbuilding company, on the null...
2008-08-25 09:58:28
South Korean big 3 to construct more offshore
Top three shipyards in South Korea increasingly receive orders for the construction of offshore structures such as drilling rigs. Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) seems to be going to receive more orders for offshore units than the orders for commer...
2008-08-22 09:44:20
Golar to jointly develop FLNG opportunities
Golar LNG (Bermuda based tanker owner and operator) consolidates its business expansion toward the LNG-transportation-related business field. According to the announcement made by the shipping company, it has signed an agreement with PTTEP (Thai e...
2008-08-20 09:30:45
IHI gives up SPB-type Tank construction
IHI Corp. (IHI) abandoned its plan to construct SPB (Self-supporting, prismatic-shape, IMO type B) heat insulation tanks for LNG offshore structures which Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) plans to build. IHI experienced continual low payability at l...
2008-07-29 09:35:20
Sekwang receives order for new construction
Sekwang Heavy Industries revealed that it has received an order for construction of world’s biggest Multi-Purpose Subsea Support Dive & Construction Support Vessels on July 25. The ships have special capabilities like operating a submarine for d...
2008-07-28 09:32:16
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