Friday, September 21, 2012
Shipbuilding

Brazilian Private Equity Fund Puts Up $180 Million For New Shipyard

With an estimated 250 extra OSV’s needed to support Brazil’s offshore oil and gas industry by 2020, Brazilian private equity fund P2 has promised $180 million to help fund the construction...

September 21, 2012
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Wednesday, September 19, 2012
drydocks world national drilling company
Press Releases

Drydocks World Completes Conversion and Upgrade of NDC Jack-up Rig Beynouna

PRESS RELEASE — UAE-based shipyard Drydocks World announced today the completion of conversion and upgrade of Jack-up Drilling Platform, Beynouna belonging to the National Drilling Company (NDC). The Rig arrived at...

September 19, 2012
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Tuesday, September 18, 2012
COSCO Zhoushan
News

COSCO Zhoushan Delivers Latest Handymax Bulker

COSCO Zhoushan Shipyard Co., a subsidiary of COSCO Corporation’s 51% owned COSCO Shipyard Group Co, announced the delivery of the Asian Triumph, 57,000 DWT bulk carrier to its Asian buyer...

September 18, 2012
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Monday, September 17, 2012
Fire Incidents

General Dynamics to Plan Restoration of USS Miami’s Burnt Remains

The U.S. Navy said Monday that it has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $94 million contract to begin planning the restoration of the nuclear attack submarine USS Miami that...

September 17, 2012
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Friday, September 14, 2012
Petra Endeavor
Engineering News

Nam Cheong Gains $59 Million Accommodation Work Barge Order from Petra Perdana

In early September, Nam Cheong Limited, Malaysia’s largest Offshore Support Vessel shipbuilder announced that it had won two contracts for the construction of two Accommodation Work Barges worth a total...

September 14, 2012
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heidrun statoil offshore floating production platform semisubmersible
Engineering News

Samsung Heavy Signs $230 Million Order for Norwegian Floating Storage Unit

Norwegian energy conglomerate Statoil signed a letter of intent yesterday with South Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries for the construction of a new permanent floating storage unit (FSU) for the...

September 14, 2012
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Thursday, September 13, 2012
Shipbuilding

P+S Werften Loses DFDS Newbuild Pair

DFDS (DFDS.KO), the Danish shipping and logistics company, said Thursday it has cancelled contracts with German shipyard P+S Werften GmbH for a pair of new ships ordered in November 2010....

September 13, 2012
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JHSV 1 Sea Trials
Defense

US Navy to Christen Austal-Built JHSV 2 Choctaw County

On Saturday, the US Navy will christen the Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) Choctaw County, named for three U.S. counties, located in Mississippi, Alabama and Oklahoma, which share the county’s...

September 13, 2012
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