Thursday, December 13, 2012

Rolls-Royce to Power Seven Drillships in Brazil

Global power systems company Rolls-Royce said Thursday that it has won an order worth more than 100 million pounds to supply integrated power and propulsion systems for seven Petrobas drillships...

December 13, 2012
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Monday, November 19, 2012

Brazil Subsidizes Uncertain Shipyard Success

By Anna Miars, Unlike the samba beats that punctuate the late night air in Rio de Janeiro, it’s the clamor of construction equipment and hum of machinery that dictate the...

November 19, 2012
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Friday, November 16, 2012

Transpetro Gives EAS a Second Chance, Calls for the Construction of Four Tankers

RIO DE JANEIRO—-The transportation arm of Brazilian state-owned energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PBR, PETR4.BR), or Petrobras, said Friday that it had given troubled shipyard Estaleiro Atlantico Sul the green...

November 16, 2012
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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Batista’s OSX May Win Petrobras Deal on Rival’s Ship Delays

(Bloomberg) — OSX Brasil SA, the shipbuilder controlled by Brazil’s richest man, stands to benefit from a rival’s failure to deliver vessels on time for offshore oil production. So do...

July 11, 2012
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Monday, May 28, 2012
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Brazilian Shipbuilding Fail, Transpetro Sets Ultimatum for Struggling Yard

RIO DE JANEIRO (Dow Jones)–The transportation arm of Brazilian state-owned energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro (PBR, PETR4.BR), or Petrobras, has suspended a contract to purchase 16 vessels from the Estaleiro Atlantico Sul shipyard, which...

May 28, 2012
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Friday, March 16, 2012
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Brazilian Shipbuilding “Renaissance” Stalls, Samsung Heavy Sells Stake in Struggling Shipyard

RIO DE JANEIRO (Dow Jones)–South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries Co. (010140.SE), the world’s second-largest shipbuilder by sales, sold its 6% stake in troubled Brazilian shipyard Estaleiro Atlantico Sul, Brazilian business daily...

March 16, 2012
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Tuesday, March 6, 2012
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Brazilian Shipbuilder Plagued by Strikes and Financial Issues Requests Help from Samsung Heavy

SEOUL (Dow Jones)–Samsung Heavy Industries Co. (010140.SE), the world’s second-largest shipbuilder by sales, said Wednesday it is considering a request for help from Brazilian shipbuilder Estaleiro AtlanticoSul, or EAS. “We...

March 6, 2012
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Thursday, December 8, 2011
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Brazil’s Growing Pains: Can Local Shipbuilders Meet Brazil’s Growing Offshore Demand?

RIO DE JANEIRO (Dow Jones)–Brazil is hinging its economic future on crude oil, betting that huge fields discovered in recent years will create the basis for an industrial boom that...

December 8, 2011
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