Shipbuilding


Friday, October 12, 2012
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News

Damen Awarded Kuwaiti Newbuild Contract for Over Two Dozen Tugs

Damen Shipyards announced today that they have signed a contract with Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) for 14 Damen ASD Tugs. The series consist of two types, with 9

October 12, 2012
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Navy

Romney’s Navy Means Naval Shipbuilding Boom, So Says His Advisor Anyway

(Bloomberg) — Mitt Romney’s pledge to build 15 Navy vessels a year, up from about nine a year now planned, is a goal that will probably be

October 12, 2012
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Wednesday, October 10, 2012
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Engineering News

Siem Offshore Orders Another Pair of Offshore Subsea Construction Vessels

STX OSV announced today that Norwegian offshore vessel owner, Siem Offshore has declared options for the design and construction of two additional Offshore

October 10, 2012
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Monday, October 8, 2012
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Finance

As European Cash Dries Up, Korean Shipyards Look at Local Financing Options

(Bloomberg) — Korea Finance Corp. has bid for its first plane-financing deal and started offering loans to shipbuilders as local companies look for new

October 8, 2012
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Engineering News

China’s JES International Turns to Offshore Oil and Gas For Boost

With scores of Chinese shipbuilders struggling to stay afloat, some have been forced to diversify their offerings and look to adjacent markets for even the

October 8, 2012
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Friday, October 5, 2012
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Engineering News

Wilson, Sons Delivers Pair of CAT-powered PSVs to Brazilian Customer, 4 More on the Way

Damen Shipyards announced today the delivery of two, PSV 4500 platform supply vessels, plus another four which are currently under construction and destined

October 5, 2012
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Thursday, October 4, 2012
Shipbuilding

Greek Shipyard Workers Take The Offensive, Break Into Defense Ministry

ATHENS–Greek shipyard workers clashed with riot police Thursday after protesters stormed the country’s defence ministry in a dispute over unpaid

October 4, 2012
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Engineering News

SMM Hamburg’s “Ship of the Year” Delivered to Farstad Shipping

The DNV-classed Far Solitaire (UT 754 WP) was delivered today from the STX OSV Langsten shipyard to its new owner, Farstad Shipping.  Last month, this vessel

October 4, 2012
Total Views: 11

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Engineering News

Prosafe Signs Contract for New Accommodation Rig at Jurong, More on the Way Potentially

Prosafe announced today they have signed a Letter of Intent for the construction of a semi-submersible accommodation rig at Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd (JSPL) in

October 4, 2012
Total Views: 21

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
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Defense

Austal Shipbuilding Rolls out the USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2) [IMAGES]

On Monday, with support from BAE Systems Southeast Shipyard and Berard Transportation, Austal USA successfully completed the launch process of the recently

October 3, 2012
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Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Shipbuilding

Mitsubishi Heavy: We’re Not Buyin’ It

TOKYO — Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. dismissed a local newspaper report Wednesday that it aims to buy a controlling share in a shipbuilding unit of

October 2, 2012
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Engineering News

COSCO Qidong Delivers New Drilling and Well Intervention Rig to Odfjell Drilling

The Island Innovator, a DNV-classed semi-submersible drilling and well intervention rig was delivered today by COSCO Qidong shipyard to its new owner, Odfjell

October 2, 2012
Total Views: 43

Monday, October 1, 2012
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News

Höegh LNG Announces New JV with STX Pan Ocean, Orders Fourth FSRU

Bermuda-based Höegh LNG announced today a new joint venture with STX Pan Ocean that gives each party a 50% stake in the  153,600 cubic meter, tri fuel,

October 1, 2012
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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
Total Views: 25

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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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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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: 106

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
Total Views: 109

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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