Tuesday, September 18, 2012
JFE holdings IHI Marine
Engineering News

Japanese Shipbuilders Unite! JFE Universal and IHI Marine Merger Delayed [UPDATE]

*Update* Although JFE Holdings, Inc. and IHI Corporation announced on August 27, 2012 that the management integration of their respective subsidiaries

September 18, 2012
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Thursday, September 6, 2012
BAE Shipyard San Diego

American Shipyard Begins Expansion Project

While the strength of American Shipyards has been in steady decline for decades, there are a few that remain profitable and, at least one, is expanding. BAE

September 6, 2012
Total Views: 18

Sunday, September 2, 2012
Arabdrill 50

Get Jacked…Up!

Yet another successful launch for Keppel Corp in Singapore.  The offshore and marine giant set afloat the Mobile Offshore Self-Elevating Drilling Unit (SEDU)

September 2, 2012
Total Views: 6

Monday, August 27, 2012

Look up there! It’s a bird, it’s a plane…no, it’s a ship?!

Yes, that’s right, it’s a ship [a self-propelled DP2 jack-up, heavy lift ship to be precise].  For the uninitiated, it could look like the

August 27, 2012
Total Views: 19

Monday, August 20, 2012
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Engineering News

Big Win for Aker Philadelphia, Crowley Signs $250 Million Contract for Pair of Jones Act Tankers

Aker Philadelpha Shipyard (Oslo: AKPS) breathed a huge sign of relief today as it signed a contract with Jacksonville-based Crowley Maritime Corporation for

August 20, 2012
Total Views: 12

Friday, August 10, 2012

Mercy Ships: ‘Why Do We Dry Dock?’

Here is a nice video of a recent dry docking of the Mercy Ship’s hospital Ship AFRICA MERCY. [vimeo 47311612 w=500 h=281] Why Do We Dry Dock? from Mercy

August 10, 2012
Total Views: 57

Monday, June 18, 2012
Engineering News

$600 Million in New Rig Orders for Hyundai Heavy

SEOUL (Dow Jones) –Hyundai Heavy Industries (009540.SE), the world’s largest shipbuilder, said Sunday it has won three orders worth a combined $600

June 18, 2012
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Hyundai Vinashin Shipyard

Korean Owned, Vietnamese Operated | Hyundai-Vinashin Shipyard Thrives in Vietnam

– by Matthew Flynn, DNV [dropcap]W[/dropcap]e have the best Korean technology and also the mentality of the Korean approach. We can do. We will

June 13, 2012
Total Views: 198

Thursday, June 7, 2012
Fire Incidents

Vacuum Cleaner Sparked $400M Naval Shipyard Fire

Officials at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard released initial findings June 6 in the case of the recent fire onboard the US Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast

June 7, 2012
Total Views: 20

Friday, April 13, 2012
Mirabella V pendennis shipyard

World’s Largest Sloop Arrives for Refit at Pendennis Plus

To some gCaptain readers, the superyacht market may be an alien world, however, over the last ten years, this niche industry has exploded. With dedicated,

April 13, 2012
Total Views: 16

Monday, April 9, 2012
Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier shipyard BAE Systems megablock construction shipbuilding
Engineering News

SPOTD: HMS Queen Elizabeth’s Mega Blocks Unite at BAE Systems

This Ship Photo of the Day from BAE Systems’s Govan Shipyard in Glasgow shows one of two massive hull sections of the HMS Queen Elizabeth being driven

April 9, 2012
Total Views: 53

Friday, April 6, 2012
Engineering News

Gulf Drilling Orders New Pacific Class 400 Jackup from Sembcorp

SINGAPORE -(Dow Jones)- Sembcorp Marine Ltd. (S51.SG) Thursday said it secured a US$218.5 million contract to construct a jack-up rig for Gulf Drilling

April 6, 2012
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, March 20, 2012
vale rio de janeiro vloc

Rongsheng Heavy Anticipates Delivery of 11 Super-Ore Ships by Year’s End for VALE

HONG KONG (Dow Jones)–China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group Holdings Ltd. (1101.HK)–China’s biggest non state-owned shipbuilder by order

March 20, 2012
Total Views: 1

Friday, March 16, 2012
Estaleiro AtlanticoSul shipyard brazilian shipbuilding
Engineering News

Brazilian Shipbuilding “Renaissance” Stalls, Samsung Heavy Sells Stake in Struggling Shipyard

RIO DE JANEIRO (Dow Jones)–South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries Co. (010140.SE), the world’s second-largest shipbuilder by sales, sold its

March 16, 2012
Total Views: 33

Monday, March 12, 2012
Helix ESG Q4000 well intervention semisubmersible
Engineering News

Helix Signs Contract for New Well Intervention Semi from Jurong Shipyard

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Sembcorp Marine Ltd. (S51.SG) on Tuesday said it has secured a US$385.5 million order to build a semisubmersible well intervention

March 12, 2012
Total Views: 9

Medium Range MR Tanker transpetrol
Engineering News

Brazil’s Kingfish Places $732 Million Newbuild Order for 11 Tankers

RIO DE JANEIRO (Dow Jones)–Brazilian oil field services company OSX Brasil S/A (OSXB3.BR), part of Brazilian businessman Eike Batista’s industrial

March 12, 2012
Total Views: 12

Sunday, March 11, 2012
ocean rig sete brasil drillships samsung heavy industries shipyard shipbuilding
Engineering News

Sete Brasil Shareholders Approve $3.9 Billion Investment Capital Increase

RIO DE JANEIRO -(Dow Jones)- Shareholders of Brazilian drilling-rig holding company Sete Brasil approved a capital increase as the company prepares to line up

March 11, 2012
Total Views: 9

Saturday, March 10, 2012
Defender BAE Systems warship royal navy

Final Stage of Sea Trials Underway for the Latest Type 45 Destroyer, DEFENDER

GLASGOW –  DEFENDER, the fifth Type 45 destroyer built by BAE Systems, has today set sail from the company’s Scotstoun shipyard to embark on her

March 10, 2012
Total Views: 3

Thursday, March 8, 2012
qatar gas lng ships HHI Hyundai heavy industries
Engineering News

100 Million Tons of Ships, Hyundai Heavy Surpasses All Others

The Korea Times and Yonhap news reports today that South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has cumulatively built over 100 million tons of ships

March 8, 2012
Total Views: 32

LCS 3 USS Fort Worth

US Senator Questions the Future of the Littoral Combat Ship Program

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Herb Kohl (D-WI) questioned Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus about the future of the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program during a

March 8, 2012
Total Views: 14