Offshore
Keppel bags $200m rig
PetroVietnam Drilling has recently placed an order for newbuilding at Keppel. It will pay $200m for the semi-submersible drilling tender assistance rig, which will be built at Keppel FELS. Keppel says the newbuilding, which will work for Bien...
2009-11-24 06:56:13
Gazprom starts Big orders
Gazprom has announced that the Company Headquarters hosted a meeting moderated by Mr Alexander Ananenkov Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee on the issue of Gazprom orders placement with Russian shipbuilding plants. Participating ...
2009-11-23 06:31:17
Sino-Russia JV wins first order
A newly-established joint-venture between China’s Yantai Raffles Shipyard and Russian Far Eastern Shipbuilding and Ship Repairing Center has reportedly won its first newbuilding contract. Chinese Department of Commerce of Shandong Province said...
2009-11-23 06:28:30
Petrobras to order $3bn LNG FPSO
Contract for FEED to be awarded next month The Brazilian state energy group Petrobras will be looking to order a $3bn ship next year to export liquefied natural gas from its deepwater fields in the Santos basin. Petrobras is studying how big i...
2009-11-20 09:46:51
China builds world's first multigas tanker
Shenghui Gas & Chemical Systems celebrated a naming ceremony on November 15 for the world's first LNG/LPG/Ethylene carrier "Norgas Innovation". The multigas vessel was built according to Germanischer Lloyd (GL)'s rules for classification and cons...
2009-11-20 06:58:42
CIMC taking Yantai Raffles
China International Marine Containers (CIMC) is set to take control of Yantai Raffles Shipyard. The Chinese box maker said it will acquire up to 44.79% in the shipyard for $1.7bn. This will be enough to take control of the biggest producer of d...
2009-11-19 07:13:47
STX to join Transpetro LPG tender
South Korean shipbuilder STX Offshore & Shipbuilding appears to be taking part in the tender for eight small-sized LPG carriers to be held by Transpetro, a shipping arm of Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras. Three Brazilian builders will pa...
2009-11-18 07:08:02
BG-Petrobras join for LNG-FPSO
BG Group and Petrobras formed a joint venture Tuesday to team up on plans for a floating LNG unit off Brazil. The joint venture will award contracts for front-end engineering and design (FEED) for the planned floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) ...
2009-11-18 06:35:15
Exmar delays LNG-RV
Belgium’s Exmar has delayed the delivery of one of its LNG regasification vessels ordered at a South Korean yard. The shipowner gave no explanation as to why it was delaying delivery of the 150,900-cbm LNG regasification vessel (LNG-RV) from Dae...
2009-11-17 07:21:57
GDF, Hoegh meet yards for FSRU
The big three South Korean shipbuilders are due to meet representatives from GDF Suez and Hoegh LNG in the country this week for clarification meetings over bids for the planned Triton floating-storage-and-regasification-unit (FSRU) project. Indus...
2009-11-16 06:51:56
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