Sunday, March 4, 2012
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Engineering News

4 Dead, 12 Injured in Chinese Shipyard Explosion

According to China’s state-owned news company, Xinhua, 4 workers have died following a boiler explosion on board a bulk carrier at the Zijinshan Shipyard in Nanjing this past Friday night. The...

March 4, 2012
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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Largest Crane In The World [IMAGES]

20,000 metric tons. That’s 98 Statues of Liberty or 10,000 VW Beetles. But when you’re building the world’s largest vessels in the world, your crane needs to muscle every last...

February 16, 2012
Total Views: 443

Friday, February 3, 2012
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DOF Rederi Takes Delivery of the Skandi Hawk from Cochin Shipyard

DOF Rederi II AS, a wholly owned subsidiary of DOF ASA, has today taken delivery of Skandi Hawk from Cochin Shipyard in India. The vessel is a combined Construction Support...

February 3, 2012
Total Views: 15

Thursday, January 26, 2012
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Engineering News

Husky Energy’s SeaRose FPSO Prepares for Drydock at Harland and Wolff, the Builder of the Titanic

Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries Ltd (H&W) has been awarded the contract for the drydocking and service of the SeaRose Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel. The 272-metre long,...

January 26, 2012
Total Views: 46

Friday, January 6, 2012
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Hyundai Heavy Gets Right After it with a Pair of VLCCs and a Plan to Deliver 93 Ships

Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world’s biggest shipbuilder, hailed the New Year by naming two 318,000 DWT VLCC (Very Large Crude Oil Carrier) for an Indian shipping line, Great Eastern Shipping Company (GESCO)...

January 6, 2012
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Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Engineering News

Keppel Adds Wind Power to their Business Portfolio, Follows DSME’s Lead

Singapore’s Keppel Corporation declared their intentions today to diversify their shipbuilding business portfolio and branch out into the wind energy industry.  For about NOK 61 million, KV Ventus B.V., a wholly-owned...

January 3, 2012
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Sunday, January 1, 2012
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To Build or Not to Build: A Financial Analysis of Building a Ship

Executives of publicly traded shipping and offshore drilling companies have a legal duty to act in the interest of the shareholders of their respective organizations. To fulfill this duty, executives...

January 1, 2012
Total Views: 299

Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Press Releases

Growth and Expansion in Brazil with New Brazilian Shipyard

Singapore, December 20, 2011:  Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiary Jurong Shipyard marked an important milestone in its growth and expansion strategy with the ground-breaking of Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz, the Group’s first overseas...

December 20, 2011
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Friday, December 16, 2011
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Press Releases

Gibraltar-Based Shipyard Takes Major Steps to Fulfill Rig Strategy

Gibraltar-based Gibdock’s key strategic aim to carve a niche in the growing regional market for jack-up and semi-submersible drilling rig repairs, maintenance and modification work, has moved an important step...

December 16, 2011
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Friday, December 2, 2011
Engineering News

Huntington Ingalls Wins $46M Contract, World’s Largest 5-Axis Saw Put to Use

PASCAGOULA, Miss., Dec. 2, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) today announced that the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded an advance procurement contract for work on the U.S. Navy’s...

December 2, 2011
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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Shipyard Protest – Forget Occupy Wall Street And Take A Lesson From Ms. Kim

Occupy Wall Street has grabbed the headlines but momentum is slowing and their message is falling on deaf ears in Washington. Maybe they would be more effective if they took...

November 16, 2011
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South Korea Pushes Into Cruise Ship Market

South Korea has been trying for years to boost its tourism industry as part of its effort to strengthen the domestic economy. On Wednesday, it unveiled its latest plan: getting into...

November 16, 2011
Total Views: 16

Monday, October 17, 2011

A Canadian Shipbuilding Revolution: $35 Billion Announcement Pending

Contracts will soon be awarded to Canadian shipyards for an aggressive $35-billion shipbuilding project, the largest military procurement in modern Canadian history. The National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS) is a...

October 17, 2011
Total Views: 7

Friday, September 30, 2011
Engineering News

Keppel Shipyard Lands $142 Million In Conversion Contracts

Keppel Shipyard has secured three conversion contracts worth $142 million according to a company release.  The contracts include the conversion of a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Carrier to a Floating...

September 30, 2011
Total Views: 29

Tuesday, August 30, 2011
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Engineering News

Lamprell CEO expects newbuild orders to increase in 2011 [INTERVIEW]

LONDON (Dow Jones)–United Arab Emirates-based oil rig engineer Lamprell PLC (LAM.LN) expects earnings in the second-half of the year to improve on first-half results as Saudi Arabia drives a resurgence...

August 30, 2011
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Thursday, August 25, 2011

Shipyard Magic – One Crane Lifting a 10 Story Steel Block

Click on the image for the Hi-Resolution version 12,481 employees, 64 wheel powered hydraulic jack transporters, 1000 foot floating drydocks plus assorted gantry and tower cranes are some of the...

August 25, 2011
Total Views: 173

Friday, August 12, 2011
Engineering News

Largest US military shipbuilder reports 2Q profit

(Dow Jones) Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. (HII) swung to a smaller-than-expected second-quarter profit as lower volume hurt sales. The country’s largest military shipbuilder was spun off from Northrop Grumman Corp....

August 12, 2011
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, July 20, 2011
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Engineering News

PREVIEW: Singapore Rig Builders 2Q Net Likely Steady; Outlook Strong

TAKING THE PULSE: Singapore rig builders are likely to report higher second-quarter net profits amid a steady rise in orders as drillers replace old fleets and step up exploration and...

July 20, 2011
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Thursday, July 14, 2011
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Sembcorp Marine: Unit Secures Contract Worth Close To S$600M

  SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Sembcorp Marine Ltd. (S51.SG) said Thursday its unit, SMOE Pte. Ltd., has secured a contract close to S$600 million to construct an offshore production platform that will be installed...

July 14, 2011
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, June 28, 2011
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Engineering News

Brazil OSX Gets Go-Ahead To Start Building Acu Shipyard

RIO DE JANEIRO (Dow Jones)–Brazilian oil-field services company OSX Brasil SA (OSXB3.BR) said Monday that it had received approval to start construction of a shipyard at the Acu Port complex in...

June 28, 2011
Total Views: 3