Tuesday, June 28, 2011
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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

June 28, 2011
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Friday, June 24, 2011
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U.S. Shipbuilders Council strike strategic partnerships with major defense shipyards

The USNS Lewis and Clark was launched in 2005 at General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego. Photo courtesy General Dynamics NASSCO The Shipbuilders Council

June 24, 2011
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Thursday, June 23, 2011
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South Korean Shipyards Running Aground

Samsung Shipyard in Geoje, South Korea courtesy Flickr user gCaptain Recession’s Lagging Effect on Orders Forces South Korean Shipbuilders to Cut

June 23, 2011
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Wednesday, June 22, 2011
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Drillships, LNG help Hyundai Heavy bounce back in 2011

SEOUL (Dow Jones)–Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. (009540.SE), the world’s largest shipbuilder by orders, expects its new ship orders to exceed $7.47

June 22, 2011
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Monday, June 20, 2011
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STX To Build $1B Shipyard For Russia’s State-Run Shipbuilder, United Shipbuilding

SEOUL (Dow Jones)–STX Group said Monday it had signed an initial agreement with United Shipbuilding Corp. to build a $1 billion shipyard in St.

June 20, 2011
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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Brazil To Finance Shipyard for Venezuela’s State Oil Company

CARACAS -(Dow Jones)- Brazil’s national development bank, or BNDES, agreed Monday to provide Venezuela’s state oil company with $637 million in

June 8, 2011
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Sunday, June 5, 2011
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Italy’s Fincantieri Drops Layoff Plans

ROME -(Dow Jones)- Italian state-owned shipmaker Fincantieri SpA has agreed to scrap its planned slashing of 2,551 jobs at the government’s request, the

June 5, 2011
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Thursday, May 12, 2011
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Two Killed In Singapore Shipyard Blast

Two workers were killed Thursday in an “incident” at a shipyard in Singapore’s southwestern Tuas industrial area, the city-state’s

May 12, 2011
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Friday, April 29, 2011
Engineering News

Hyundai Heavy Industries is booming, Q1 Net Profit Up 21.16%

Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world’s biggest shipbuilder, today reported first quarter net profit of KRW 903 billion, an increase of 21.16 percent

April 29, 2011
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Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Engineering News

First of Four ‘X-BOW’ Designed PSV’s For Brazil Shipowner Launched

The first of two platform supply vessels (PSVs) of the PX106 type design was successfully launched from Alianca shipyard in Brazil mid-April. The vessel is the

April 27, 2011
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Tuesday, April 12, 2011
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Keppel lands two new contracts totalling US $240 million

Keppel Offshore & Marine announced Tuesday two new contracts from global customers totaling US $240 million.  The contracts, made through Keppel’s

April 12, 2011
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Monday, April 11, 2011
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Samsung Heavy To Continue Hedging 100% Of FX Exposure

SEOUL (Dow Jones)–Samsung Heavy Industries Co. (010140.SE) plans to continue its policy of fully hedging its exposure to foreign exchange risks arising

April 11, 2011
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Singapore-listed shipbuilder lands 6 contracts, total worth US $214.2M

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Holdings Ltd. (BS6.SG) Monday said it entered into six shipbuilding contracts with a total value of

April 11, 2011
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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Emma Maersk – The Secret Story of Building The World’s Largest Container Ship

Emma Maersk – Photo By Tidewater Muse Emma Maersk The Emma Maersk is a true modern marvel. She is the world’s largest container ship, the longest

April 5, 2011
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Tuesday, March 29, 2011
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NASSCO shipyard announces layoffs

PHOTO: T-AKE 1, USNS Lewis and Clark, under construction at General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, CA courtesy NASSCO According to a company issued

March 29, 2011
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Wednesday, March 16, 2011
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Seadrill places $1 billion order with SHI

Samsung Heavy Industries has received a contract to build two additional deepwater drillships for Seadrill worth US$1.08 billion.  Seadrill has already

March 16, 2011
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Friday, February 18, 2011

Maersk places 10 container ships order with Daewoo – UPDATE

UPDATE:  According to a report from Tradewinds, the order could include 18,000-teu giants. SEOUL (Dow Jones)–South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding

February 18, 2011
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Thursday, February 17, 2011
Engineering News

Philadelphia shipyard to construct two Jones Act tankers

The Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, Inc. (APSI), the sole operating subsidiary of Aker Philadelphia Shipyard ASA (Oslo: AKPS), announced today that the

February 17, 2011
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Monday, February 14, 2011
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Keppel FELS Brasil secures two FPSO topside contracts worth R$500 million

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), through its subsidiary Keppel FELS Brasil, has secured two contracts totalling R$500 million (approx.

February 14, 2011
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Shipyard Photos: Royal Navy’s ‘HMS Queen Elizabeth’ under construction

Pictured here is construction of the first of the two new aircraft carriers for the Royal Navy, HMS Queen Elizabeth, as workers at BAE Systems’ Govan

February 14, 2011
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