Monday, February 20, 2012
Engineering News

China’s Dongfang Shipbuilding Works Through Finance Issues, Work put on Hold at DFS

View Larger Map LONDON (Dow Jones)–Dongfang Shipbuilding Group Company Ltd (DFS.LN), said Monday that the company’s 49%-owned shipbuilding associate, DFS Shipbuilding, continues to have discussions with its banks and the local provincial authorities in Yueqing...

February 20, 2012
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Friday, February 17, 2012
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Austal Shipbuilding Starts Operations in the Philippines

Austal has allocated its first shipbuilding project to its recently acquired shipyard in the Philippines. Construction of the vessel will commence in the first quarter of this year, and provide...

February 17, 2012
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Thursday, February 16, 2012
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Safin Gulf Contracts Sembcorp’s PPL Shipyard for New Pacific Class 400 Jack-Up

Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiary PPL Shipyard has secured a US$213 million contract to build a Pacific Class 400 jack-up drilling rig. The Pacific Class 400 jack-up drilling rig, a proprietary design...

February 16, 2012
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Largest Crane In The World [IMAGES]

20,000 metric tons. That’s 98 Statues of Liberty or 10,000 VW Beetles. But when you’re building the world’s largest vessels in the world, your crane needs to muscle every last...

February 16, 2012
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Tuesday, February 14, 2012
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Engineering News

13 Ships, $1.7 Billion in New Orders Placed YESTERDAY

South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and China’s STX Offshore and Shipbuilding had a heck of a day yesterday with 13 new shipbuilding orders placed. HHI won orders for 4...

February 14, 2012
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Monday, February 13, 2012
Engineering News

Swire Pacific Contracts ST Marine for Additional Anchor Handling Tugs

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) announced today that its marine arm, ST Marine, has won two shipbuilding contracts worth about S$75m from Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd (SPO),...

February 13, 2012
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Saturday, February 11, 2012
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DSME and China’s Rilin Group to Jointly Invest in North Korea [REPORT]

SEOUL (Dow Jones)–South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (042660.SE) and China’s Rilin Group will jointly invest in constructing an industrial complex in North Korea’s Hwanggeumpyong special economic district, The Dong-AIlbo...

February 11, 2012
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Wednesday, February 8, 2012
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“Maritime Matters” to the US Pacific Northwest

– By Vigor Marine They don’t call it “shipping” for nothing. Worldwide, as much as 90 percent of the goods that move around the globe move by ship or by...

February 8, 2012
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Engineering News

Bound for Tahiti: Austal Wins Order to Build Additional Catamaran Ferry

Austal has secured an order for a highly efficient medium speed ferry with leading French Polynesian operator and existing customer, SNC Aremiti Ferry. The 80 metre vehicle-passenger catamaran is scheduled...

February 8, 2012
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Tuesday, February 7, 2012
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Engineering News

WWS’s Fleet Expands: Additional Platform Supply Vessels Ordered from Damen Shipyards

Norwegian shipowner World Wide Supply (WWS) has ordered another two PSV 3300 CD’s with Damen Shipyards. The two platform suppliers are added to the four that WWS announced to be...

February 7, 2012
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Engineering News

Drydocks World Considers Major Restructuring, Possible Sale of Southeast Asian Operations

DUBAI (Dow Jones)–Drydocks World, Dubai’s shipyard arm, is considering the sale of its entire Southeast Asian ship-building and repair operations in an effort to advance the restructuring of $2.2 billion of the...

February 7, 2012
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Monday, February 6, 2012
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AET Contracts LEEVAC Shipyard for up to 6 Newbuild Lightering Support Vessels

LEEVAC Shipyards was recently contracted by Houston-based AET Lightering Services to build two (2) 187 x 46 x 15 Lightering Support Vessels with a series of options for up to six (6) additional...

February 6, 2012
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Sunday, February 5, 2012
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Sembcorp Marine Secures Foothold in Brazil With New Drillship Order

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Sembcorp Marine Ltd. (S51.SG) Monday said it has secured a US$792.5 million drillship design and construction order, a significant step in its ambitions to service Brazil’s burgeoning demand for deep...

February 5, 2012
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Friday, February 3, 2012
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2011 Worse than Expected for South Korean Shipyards Hyundai and Samsung [REPORT]

SEOUL -(Dow Jones)- The world’s two biggest shipbuilders, Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. (009540.SE) and Samsung Heavy Industries Co. (010140.SE), reported worse-than-expected earnings for 2011 as sales of high-end ships fell...

February 3, 2012
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Back-to-back Cruise Dockings for Gibdock

Back-to-back cruise ship projects at Gibdock’s No. 1 dock have seen the return of the 37,584 GT, 1,575-passenger capacity Thomson Destiny for its fourth visit since a first refit in Gibraltar...

February 3, 2012
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Thursday, February 2, 2012
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South Korean Shipbuilding Faces Hard Times, Hyundai Heavy Reflects

Analysts expect the downturn in global orders for capesize bulk carriers to continue through to 2012, which may intensify the race for survival for shipyards in China. -By Alex Lee...

February 2, 2012
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Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Engineering News

Dongfang Shipbuilding: Narayanaswamy Steps Down

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Dongfang Shipbuilding Group Co Ltd (DFS.LN) Wednesday announced that Mr Venkatesh Narayanaswamy has stepped down from the board with immediate effect, adding that the board expects a replacement chairman to...

February 1, 2012
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Tuesday, January 31, 2012
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China’s Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Reveals Secrets of Success to DNV [INTERVIEW]

[dropcap style=”3″]Y[/dropcap]angzijiang Shipbuilding is another legend in China’s shipbuilding industry. As the first private shipbuilding enterprise to be listed in Singapore in 2007, Yangzijiang Shipbuilding has quickly ascended to become...

January 31, 2012
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Saturday, January 28, 2012
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Engineering News

Rob Almeida Discusses Shipbuilding with Joe Rella, President and COO of Austal USA

At this year’s Surface Navy Association National Symposium in Washington, DC, I sat down for a chat with Joe Rella, Chief Operating Officer and President of Austal USA Shipbuilding. RA:...

January 28, 2012
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Thursday, January 19, 2012
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World’s Largest Offshore Rig Builders, Keppel and Sembcorp, Deny Plans to Acquire Korean Shipbuilder

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Singapore-listed rig builders Keppel Corp. Ltd. (BN4.SG) and Sembcorp Marine Ltd. (S51.SG) both said Wednesday they aren’t currently making bids for a controlling stake in STX OSV Holdings...

January 19, 2012
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