Offshore
Keppel wins rig upgrade deals worth $21m
Singapore’s Keppel Offshore & Marine is working on oil rig repair and upgrading contracts worth S$30m ($20.8m) at its Dutch and Brazilian yards. Keppel’s Netherlands yard, Keppel Verolme, is repairing and upgrading China Oilfield Services sem...
2009-07-01 07:16:20
FPSO-dedicated H Dock into production
The world’s first FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading Unit) dedicated dock got into operation. Hyundai Heavy Industries on June 30th held a keel-laying ceremony for Usan FPSO at its H Dock which had been completed in April. The $...
2009-06-30 12:27:05
Dof Subsea cancels MPSV newbuilding
Dof Subsea has axed an order for a multi purpose supply vessel (MPSV) at Tebma Shipyard in India. It says hull number 143 has been cancelled but it is declining to reveal further details. CEO Steve Brown says Dof Subsea has had issues with the yar...
2009-06-30 08:03:15
COSCO builds $600m drilling rig for Norway
A shipyard under China's state-run COSCO Group has built a $600 million ultra deepwater drilling rig for Norwegian oilfield services group Sevan Marine, state media reported on Sunday. The rig, Sevan Driller, can sink wells 40,000 feet deep and st...
2009-06-30 07:02:29
Samsung-OPK co-operate on shipbuilding
Russian conglomerate United Industrial Corp. (OPK) announced on June 19th that it has signed a memorandum with Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) of South Korea on mutual co-operation in the shipbuilding business. In January it made a similar arrangem...
2009-06-29 12:06:12
Hanjin returns to offshore plant
South Korea’s Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction plans to return to offshore business after a 32-year absence. HHIC said it had established a 60-strong team to recapture a place in the offshore market, amid the absence of any commercial ship...
2009-06-29 07:16:16
Gazprom meets with domestic shipbuilders
Led by Alexander Ananenkov, Deputy Chairman of Gazprom Management Committee, the Company’s delegation continues its business trip to Saint Petersburg. The delegation recently visited the shipbuilding plants in Saint Petersburg – Severnaya ...
2009-06-26 14:58:43
Gazprom to order SPS newbuildings
Gazprom subsidiary Gazflot is preparing a contract for construction of special-purpose ships (SPS) at Amur Shipyard (Komsomolsk-on-Amur), a local media cites Aleksandr Ananenkov, deputy Chairman of Gazprom BoD as saying at a press conference in St. P...
2009-06-25 14:10:59
Shtokman to launch LNG tender
According to informed sources, Russia's Shtokman LNG Project appears set to hold an international tender to procure LNG carriers by as early as coming fall. The bidding will be done for 7-9 LNG carriers which will be needed in Phase 1 of the proje...
2009-06-25 07:21:44
Cloudy outlook for China-built LNG ship
China’s first domestically built LNG carrier, Dapeng Sun (pictured) was delivered six months late with reports of certain lingering malfunctions and now they have come home to roost. Dapeng Sun, built at Hudong-Zhonghua to much fanfare for Chin...
2009-06-25 07:08:37
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