Tag Archives: shipyard

Keppel in negotiations with Golar on FLNG conversion

04.12.2013 6:49 AM | No Comments

Singapore: Keppel Shipyard and its topside partners are currently negotiating conversion and liquefaction contracts with Golar LNG on the conversion of an existing LNG carrier into a Floating Storage and Liquefaction Vessel (FLSV). The terms and conditions of the...

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KNOT’s Newbuild Named at Hyundai Heavy

27.09.2013 9:41 AM | No Comments

  Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers AS (KNOT), of which NYK has a 50% share, held a naming ceremony, September 25th, for a new shuttle tanker that is being built at Hyundai Heavy Industries. The ceremony was attended by KNOT...

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DFDS’ New Ro/Ro Vessel Named at Volkswerft Stralsund Shipyard

24.08.2013 7:36 PM | No Comments

  The Danish shipping company DFDS and Volkswerft Stralsund reached an important milestone today with the naming ceremony of new-build no. 500: On the fitting-out quay at the shipyard the special-purpose Ro/Ro vessel was named “ARK GERMANIA” by Prof....

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Kuang Ming to build bulker pair

26.07.2013 2:51 PM | No Comments

Taipei: Taiwan-based shipowner, Kuang Ming Shipping, is planning to build two 60,000 dwt bulk carriers as the company believes the dry bulk market will warm up gradually over the next two years. “We are planning to build two bulk...

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Cosco Zhoushan Confirms $180 Mln Order for Four Vessels

09.07.2013 12:04 PM | No Comments

  The Board of Directors of COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited announced today that four shipbuilding contracts signed by COSCO (Zhoushan) Shipyard Co., Ltd (Cosco Zhoushan) with a European ship owner for the construction of four 111,000dwt tankers have been...

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Video: Ferus Smit Splashes MV Helge

09.07.2013 11:58 AM | No Comments

  On Saturday the 6th of July, M.V. Helge was successfully launched at the Westerbroek yard of Ferus Smit. This bulk oriented general cargo ship is specially designed for trading in the Gotaland region. With her special dimensions ‘Helge’...

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Bergen Group Delivers World’s Most Eco Friendly Ferry

09.07.2013 11:49 AM | No Comments

  Bergen Group Fosen has today completed the successful delivery of MS “Stavangerfjord” to the shipping company Fjord Line. The vessel is considered to be among the most environmentally friendly cruise ships, and is the first large cruise ferry...

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Brazilian Shipyard EEP Opts for Konecranes

02.07.2013 8:54 PM | No Comments

  In June 2013 Konecranes received a further order from Brazilian shipyard Estaleiro Enseada do Paraguaçu – EEP. The high-tech portal jib crane is scheduled to be taken into operation in August 2014. The order follows up the Konecranes...

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Daewoo Shipbuilding Bags Fifth Drillship for Atwood Oceanics

24.06.2013 9:48 PM | No Comments

  Atwood Oceanics, Inc. announced today that one of its subsidiaries has entered into a turnkey construction contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) to construct a fourth ultra-deepwater drillship, to be named the Atwood Archer,...

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New Cargo Ship UAL Texas Named, The Netherlands

24.06.2013 9:43 PM | No Comments

  UNIVERSAL AFRICA LINES LTD (UAL) has named its new build 8,600dwt cargo ship MV UAL Texas at a festive event at the Cruise Terminal Rotterdam. Shipyard Bodewes launched the MV UAL Texas in May in the Netherlands. As...

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Cosco receives FAU conversion contract

24.06.2013 10:25 AM | No Comments

Shanghai: Cosco Corporation (Singapore) has announced that Cosco (Nantong) Shipyard, has secured contracts from a Singapore entity for the conversion of two semi-completed hulls to high-end floating accommodation units (FAUs) valued at over $170m each. The units are scheduled...

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Chengxi Shipyard inks more bulkers

24.06.2013 10:19 AM | 1 Comment

Shanghai: CSSC Chengxi Shipyard has signed a shipbuilding contract with Greathorse Group, a subsidiary of Tiger Group Investments (Hong Kong), to construct three 64,000dwt bulker plus three options which will be effective by the end of this year. The...

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