DSME Execs Offer to Resign After Record Loss

  BY Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) -- Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. said 13 executives and advisers have offered to resign as the world’s second-largest shipbuilder restructures after posting its biggest quarterly loss. The resignations won’t impact the company’s seven-member board, the company said in an e-mailed statement. Daewoo Shipbuilding … [Read more...]

Fredricksen is “Printing Money” With Golar LNG as Day Rates Begin to Fall

Jan. 22 (Bloomberg) -- Rates to ship liquefied natural gas are dropping for the first time in four years amid a diminishing scarcity of the carriers transporting the fuel, a bullish sign for investors in the biggest owners of the vessels. Golar LNG Ltd., the tanker company founded by billionaire John Fredriksen, will report record profit this year and its shares will gain 22 … [Read more...]

Offshore Sector Continues to Sustain Shipyards as DSME Wins $1.96 Billion Platform Order

(Bloomberg) -- Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. won a 2.22 trillion won ($1.96 billion) order to build five fixed platforms as rising demand for energy products helps South Korean shipyards weather a slowdown in vessel orders. The units will be delivered to a customer in Africa by April 2016, the Seoul-based shipbuilder said in a filing today. It didn't … [Read more...]

DSME Exceeds 2011 Shipbuilding Target by $3.8 Billion, Expects Lower Figures in 2012

SEOUL (Dow Jones)--Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (042660.SE) said on Monday it expects around $11 billion in new orders next year while earmarking about KRW500 billion ($437 million) for capital expenditure. Daewoo Shipbuilding has secured $14.8 billion in orders this year, exceeding its target of $11 billion, helped by strong demand for offshore equipment … [Read more...]