Shipbuilding


Monday, October 1, 2012
ABB Azipod propeller
Engineering News

ABB’s Azipod Technology Bound for the Russian Arctic in Latest $35 Million Order

ABB announced today the winning of a $35 million order from the Baltic Shipyard Ltd to supply Azipod propulsion and associated distribution systems for a new

October 1, 2012
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Saturday, September 29, 2012
Engineering News

50 Supertankers? China, I’m Sorry, but I Don’t Believe You [OP/ED]

There are a few headlines going around today in some major publications and by the Associated Press claiming that China has announced plans to build 50

September 29, 2012
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Friday, September 28, 2012
Engineering News

Rongsheng Heavy Delivers Pair of Giant Ore Carriers, Adds Nearly 800,000 Tons of Capacity to the Market

China’s Rongsheng Heavy Industries announced today the delivery of a pair of 380,000 DWT Very Large Ore Carriers (VLOCs); one to Brazilian ore giant

September 28, 2012
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d'amico shipping funnel logo
Engineering News

d’Amico International Orders Pair of “ECO Design” MR Product Tankers

d’Amico International Shipping S.A. (Borsa Italiana: DIS), has announced that its subsidiary d’Amico Tankers Ltd has signed a $66 million contract

September 28, 2012
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uss john f. kennedy aircraft carrier
Engineering News

Huntington Ingalls Receives $296 Million to Purchase Key Items for John F. Kennedy Aircraft Carrier

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today the receipt of a $296 million contract modification, under a previously

September 28, 2012
Total Views: 86

transocean
Engineering News

Shell Gives Transocean a Huge Shot in the Arm with 40 Years of Drilling Contracts on Four New Drillships

Following dismal news from the Brazilian Federal Court yesterday, offshore drilling contractor Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) received an

September 28, 2012
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Thursday, September 27, 2012
Shipbuilding

With Ship Orders Slumping, Hyundai Heavy Eyeing Aerospace Industry Entrance

(Bloomberg) — Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., the world’s biggest shipbuilder, made a preliminary bid for an $890 million stake in planemaker Korea

September 27, 2012
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Tuesday, September 25, 2012
isabelita ugland shipping supramax bulk carrier
Shipbuilding

Zhoushan Shipbuilding Delivers New Supramax Bulker to Ugland Shipping

MV Star Norita, a 58,000 DWT supramax bulk carrier, was named and delivered today by Chinese shipbuilder,  Tsuneishi (Zhoushan) Shipbuilding to its owner,

September 25, 2012
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Monday, September 24, 2012
seadrill drillship samsung heavy
Engineering News

Seadrill is Keeping the Lights on at Samsung Heavy with Seventh, and Eighth, New Drillship Order

With future projections showing increased demand for deepwater rigs, Seadrill announced today that they have signed another US$600 million contract with

September 24, 2012
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Friday, September 21, 2012
Shipbuilding

USCG Adds $250 Million FRC Order to Bollinger Backlog

The office of U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu (D-La.), acting as chair of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, announced Friday that the USCG has

September 21, 2012
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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

September 13, 2012
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