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Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Jurong Shipyard Jack-Up Accident [INCIDENT PHOTOS]
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Jurong Shipyard Jack-Up Accident [INCIDENT PHOTOS]

gCaptain has just received these exclusive photos of this week’s jack-up rig accident at Jurong Shipyard in Singapore. Monday’s incident left 89

December 5, 2012
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Japanese Shipbuilding Merger Gets Green Light
Shipbuilding

Japanese Shipbuilding Merger Gets Green Light

TOKYO–JFE Holdings Inc. (5411.TO) and IHI Corp. (7013.TO) on Tuesday said they will proceed with a Jan. 1 merger of their shipbuilding operations,

December 5, 2012
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Friday, November 30, 2012
emma maersk
Engineering News

Performance Optimization for the Commercial Shipping Market

Wärtsilä hosted a webinar yesterday on the subject of “Performance Optimization for the Merchant Marine Market” and it was moderated by Atte

November 30, 2012
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Drewry: Shipbuilders Will Have to Fight for Survival Over Next Couple of Years
Shipbuilding

Drewry: Shipbuilders Will Have to Fight for Survival Over Next Couple of Years

Drewry Maritime Research’s latest Annual World Shipbuilding Market Review and Forecast highlights the bleak prospects that are facing the world’s

November 30, 2012
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Sete Brasil’s Drillship Order a “Pleasant Surprise”
Shipbuilding

Sete Brasil’s Drillship Order a “Pleasant Surprise”

[Dow Jones] SembMarine’s (S51.SG) new drillship order from Sete Brasil for US$806 million was a pleasant surprise, Barclays says. “The seventh

November 30, 2012
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Expanded Iran Sanctions Target Energy, Ports, Shipping and Shipbuilding Sectors
Shipbuilding

Expanded Iran Sanctions Target Energy, Ports, Shipping and Shipbuilding Sectors

(Bloomberg) — Two U.S. senators who pressed for the economic sanctions that have reduced Iran’s crude oil exports and earnings have proposed

November 30, 2012
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osx brasil
News

OSX Shares Take a Big Hit After Brazilian Shipbuilding Plans Are Canned

(Bloomberg) — OSX Brasil SA, the shipbuilder controlled by billionaire Eike Batista, fell to the lowest in more than four months after Petroleo

November 30, 2012
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Thursday, November 29, 2012
Damen Adds Rescue Gear Ship to 11-Vessel Order from Royal Australian Navy
Shipbuilding

Damen Adds Rescue Gear Ship to 11-Vessel Order from Royal Australian Navy

Damen Shipyards says it has finalized an 11-vessel order for Australia’s DMS Maritime that has culminated with an order for a Rescue Gear Ship which will

November 29, 2012
Total Views: 145

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Espadon Jurong Drillship Design
Engineering News

Sete Brasil Orders 7th Brazilian-Built Drillship from Sembcorp Marine

Sembcorp Marine’s 7th Brazilian drillship newbuild order has just been secured at a contract value of US$806.4 million. Ordered by Sete

November 28, 2012
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Huntington Ingalls Seeking Partners to Avoid Closure of Avondale Shipyard
Shipbuilding

Huntington Ingalls Seeking Partners to Avoid Closure of Avondale Shipyard

The head of Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. (HII) said Wednesday that it is still looking for partners to convert a Louisiana naval shipyard earmarked

November 28, 2012
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Press Releases

Damen Signs Pontoon-Building Contracts, plus Smit Lamnalco Landing Craft

During a ceremonial party last Wednesday 21st of November Damen Shipyards signed the contracts for another 4 vessels. Damen Shipyards invited all the workers,

November 28, 2012
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vs 4411 Wärtsilä siem offshore psv lng
Engineering News

Siem Offshore Orders their First LNG-Powered PSV, Designed and Powered by Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä announced today they have been contracted to supply an integrated engineering solution to an LNG-powered Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) newbuild

November 28, 2012
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Tuesday, November 27, 2012
GL Forum: The Use of 3D Technology in Shipping and Shipbuilding
Ship Design

GL Forum: The Use of 3D Technology in Shipping and Shipbuilding

Hamburg/Germany– Ships and offshore units are specialist structures with high requirements for efficiency and availability throughout their entire life

November 27, 2012
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Scandlines Cancels Newbuild Pair at P+S Werften
Shipbuilding

Scandlines Cancels Newbuild Pair at P+S Werften

German ferry operator Scandlines said Tuesday that the company has decided to cancel contracts for two newbuild ferries with insolvent German shipyard, P+S

November 27, 2012
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Global Shipbuilding Outlook – 45% of Shipyards Have No Orders Post 2012
Engineering News

Global Shipbuilding Outlook – 45% of Shipyards Have No Orders Post 2012

By Sanjeev Rana, Deutsche Bank  Global Shipbuilding Downturn Continues Global shipbuilding industry has been going through a downturn for the last four

November 27, 2012
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Monday, November 26, 2012
BAE Shipyards to Close One Unlucky Shipyard – Report
Shipbuilding

BAE Shipyards to Close One Unlucky Shipyard – Report

LONDON–U.K. defense company BAE Systems PLC (BA.LN) will likely close one of its shipyards, with a decision expected before Christmas, the Sunday

November 26, 2012
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Rongsheng Chairman and Largest Shareholder Resigns
Shipbuilding

Rongsheng Chairman and Largest Shareholder Resigns

SHANGHAI–A Chinese shipbuilding magnate stepped down as chairman of two companies, weeks after an investment firm he controls paid US$14.2 million to

November 26, 2012
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rina royal institute of naval architects
Engineering News

Petrobras Plans to Grow Fleet by 146 Ships, Will Need Lots of Help

Over 150 representatives of the global maritime industry attended the Royal Institution of Naval Architect’s annual Presidents Invitation Lecture in

November 26, 2012
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Saturday, November 24, 2012
keppel offshore and marine shipyard
Finance

Keppel’s Stock Faces Tug of War, UOB KayHian Maintains Buy Call

0618 GMT 22 November [Dow Jones] STOCK CALL: Keppel’s (BN4.SG) stock faces “a tug of war between good contract wins and margin concerns,” UOB

November 24, 2012
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Thursday, November 22, 2012
damen oranjewerf pirate radio ship
Engineering News

Damen Yard to Overhaul Ex-Pirate Radio Ship

AMSTERDAM-based Oranjewerf Ship Repair appears to be a fast mover. Last Friday, the Damen Shipyards branch acquired the order to overhaul the former radio

November 22, 2012
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