Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Brazil To Finance Shipyard for Venezuela’s State Oil Company

CARACAS -(Dow Jones)- Brazil’s national development bank, or BNDES, agreed Monday to provide Venezuela’s state oil company with $637 million in

June 8, 2011
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Friday, April 29, 2011
Engineering News

Hyundai Heavy Industries is booming, Q1 Net Profit Up 21.16%

Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world’s biggest shipbuilder, today reported first quarter net profit of KRW 903 billion, an increase of 21.16 percent

April 29, 2011
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Monday, April 11, 2011

Seadrill orders another dual activity drillship from Samsung

Hamilton, Bermuda, April 11, 2011 – Seadrill (NYSE:SDRL) has exercised an option to build a new ultra-deepwater dual derrick drillship at the Samsung

April 11, 2011
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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Emma Maersk – The Secret Story of Building The World’s Largest Container Ship

Emma Maersk – Photo By Tidewater Muse Emma Maersk The Emma Maersk is a true modern marvel. She is the world’s largest container ship, the longest

April 5, 2011
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Friday, February 11, 2011
Engineering News

MARKET TALK: Citigroup Keeps Bullish View On Korea Shipbuilders

[Dow Jones] Citigroup reiterates its bullish view on Korean shipbuilders; “we view the recent price correction as an enhanced buying opportunity.”

February 11, 2011
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Friday, January 28, 2011

Austal Splashes a Big Cat – High Speed Ferry Leonora Christina

Austal’s shipyard in Henderson, Western Australia, launched the Leonora Christina today, their largest catamaran built to date.  This ship will ferry

January 28, 2011
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Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Samsung Heavy Industries HDR Arial View
Maritime Security

SHI Shipyard’s New Anti-Piracy Device

Samsung Heavy Industries Co., South Korea’s third-largest shipbuilder, said Sunday it has developed an anti-piracy solution system that can track down

January 25, 2011
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Saturday, January 22, 2011
Chinese Shipyard

China Overtakes Korea As World’s Largest Shipbuilders

China surpassed South Korea to become the world’s largest shipbuilder in 2010 in terms of shipbuilding capacity and new orders, according to recently

January 22, 2011
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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Daewoo Shipbuilding is looking at another busy year with $11B in new orders

Daewoo Shipbuilding, a massive industrial complex located in Okpo, Korea, exceeded their 2010 goal of $10B with $11.2B in new business this year.  According

December 28, 2010
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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

LCS contract for Austal and Marinette moves forward

Looks like Christmas came early for Austal and Marinette Marine!  Congratulations, this is HUGE! December 22nd, 2010:  Congress approved a short-term

December 22, 2010
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New shipbuilding whitepaper worth a look

For those gCaptain readers interested in and affected by the global Shipbuilding market and naval architecture, this whitepaper is worth a look.  (Oh yeah,

December 22, 2010
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Friday, November 19, 2010
Ship Design

Ship Photo of The Week – Polarcus’ SX134 Seismic Vessel

This week’s ship photo, well actually more like an illustration, depicts one of two of Polarcus’ new generation type SX134 seismic vessels that it

November 19, 2010
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Monday, November 15, 2010

Transocean Agrees to Purchase High-Specification Jackup from PPL Shipyard

As their 3rd Quarter conference call seemed to allude to, Transocean has just signed an agreement with PPL Shipyard in Singapore to purchase a Pacific-class

November 15, 2010
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Thursday, November 11, 2010

Seadrill Orders Four New Dual Activity Drillships

Seadrill Ltd. announced today that they have awarded the Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries a $1.08B contract to build four new dual-activity

November 11, 2010
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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Building Royal Caribbean’s ‘Allure of the Seas’ – Video

Last year, Royal Carribean chronicled the construction and launch of the Oasis of the Seas, releasing a number of webisodes on various sudjects such as her

October 26, 2010
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Monday, October 18, 2010

Possible Changes at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding

In a press release last week, the Northrop Grumman announced they had filed paperwork with the SEC for a possible spinoff of their shipbuilding division.

October 18, 2010
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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Austal Commences Construction on JHSV 2

Less than one year after beginning fabrication of Spearhead (JHSV 1), Austal has commenced construction on Choctaw County (JHSV 2), the second of up to ten,

September 29, 2010
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Friday, April 16, 2010

MARAD Announces $14.7 Million in Grants for Small Shipyards

Today the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced $14.7 million in grant awards to help improve 17 small shipyards

April 16, 2010
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Thursday, February 25, 2010

Wind power and shipyard industries make joint call for investments in ships for offshore wind expansion

The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) and the Community of European Shipyards’ Association (CESA) are calling on the European Commission and the

February 25, 2010
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Thursday, December 10, 2009

Jumbo Crane Collapse – Incident Photo Of The Week

Our good friend Captian Koos sent us this photo of the May 30th 2008 Jumbo Crane Collapse at the Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding in Pudong China. Lloyds List

December 10, 2009
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