CIMC Places Order for Seven 8,800 TEU Containerships

China International Marine Containers Group (2039:HK) announced today they have signed a USD $595.00 million newbuild contract with Dalian Shipbuilding (DSIC) for seven, 8,800 TEU containerships. Upon delivery of the vessels in 2015 and 2016, the ships will be immediately placed on long term (204 month) charter contracts with Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) at a day … [Read more...]

Seadrill Orders $460 Million in New Jack-Up Rigs

Seadrill announced today they have awarded $460 million in new build contracts to Dalian Shipbuilding (DSIC Offshore) in China for the construction of two high specification jack-up rigs. Scheduled for delivery during the fourth quarter of 2015 and the first quarter of 2016, the two new units will be based on the F&G JU2000E design, with water depth capacity of 400ft and … [Read more...]

Seadrill Orders Pair of High Spec Jack-Ups From Dalian

Seadrill announced today they have ordered two high specification jack-up drilling rigs to be built at China's Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC). At a total project price is approximately US$230 million, these two new units will be based on the Friede & Goldman JU2000E design, with water depth capacity of 400ft and drilling depth of 30,000ft.  With this order, … [Read more...]