Monday, July 12, 2021
Shipbuilding

CIMC Raffles to Construct Dual Fuel Car Carriers for Wallenius

Chinese shipbuilder CIMC Raffles has received an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for up to six low emission LNG-powered car carriers for Wallenius Lines. Construction will take place at CIMC...

July 12, 2021
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Monday, February 2, 2015
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Maritime News

CIMC Raffles-Built Heavy Lift Transporter Heads to Sea Trials

On January 31st, the above-pictured 50,000 ton deadweight, dynamically-positioned (DP) semi-submersible heavy lift vessel departed CIMC Raffles shipyard for sea trials.    This vessel, along with her sister vessel, were...

February 2, 2015
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Tuesday, January 13, 2015
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News

North Dragon’s Hull Launched at CIMC Raffles

The above image is not a barge, or a leg-less jack-up rig, but rather the hull of the North Dragon semi-submersible drilling rig under construction at CIMC Raffles.  The columns...

January 13, 2015
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Friday, November 21, 2014
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News

COSL Prospector Delivered

China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL) accepted delivery today of the COSLProspector, their fourth deep-water semi-submersible drilling rig built by CIMC Raffles.  COSL says the rig is scheduled to be deployed...

November 21, 2014
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Thursday, August 14, 2014
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News

CIMC Raffles Delivers New Jack-Up to Coastal Contracts Bhd

Malaysian offshore and marine services provider Coastal Contracts Bhd received a new Friede & Goldman-designed JU2000E jack-up drilling rig this week from CIMC Raffles’ Yantai yard. Named Coastal Driller 4001, this...

August 14, 2014
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Monday, March 10, 2014
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Multimedia

SPOTD: OOS Gretha Arrives in Brazil

The semisubermisible crane & accommodation rig OOS GRETHA arrived in Brazil on Sunday, 9 March 2014 after an 11,802 nautical mile journey from Yantai, China which commenced on 29 December....

March 10, 2014
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Wednesday, January 15, 2014
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News

More Drilling Rig Orders for CIMC Raffles

Yantai CIMC Raffles appears to be making the offshore energy market a prime focus going forward.  Last month, the Chinese shipbuilder acquired a 90 percent stake in Swedish engineering firm...

January 15, 2014
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Thursday, March 28, 2013
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Multimedia

Big Steel – CIMC Raffles’ Latest Semi-submersible Crane and Accommodation Vessel

CIMC Raffles’ deepwater semi-submersible lifting & accommodation rig SSCV 206 finished sea trials this month. In December 2012, CIMC delivered the Explorer Lifter, a deep-water semi-submersible crane & accommodation vessel...

March 28, 2013
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Monday, January 14, 2013
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Engineering News

Frigstad Places $1.3 Billion Newbuild Order for Ultra-Deep Water Rigs

In a $1.3 billion speculative venture, Frigstad Deepwater Ltd placed an order last week with CIMC Raffles for two, 7th generation ultra deepwater Frigstad D90™ rigs. Rated to operate in...

January 14, 2013
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Thursday, December 20, 2012
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Engineering News

CIMC Raffles Delivers Heavy Lift Semi-Submersible Accommodation Vessel

Destined for the Gulf of Mexico, the deep-water semi-submersible crane & accommodation vessel Explorer Lifter was delivered today by Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Ltd. Designed, constructed and commissioned by CIMC Raffles....

December 20, 2012
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