China’s first deep-water semi-submersible drilling platform, COSLPIONEER, was delivered from Yantai CIMC Raffles for COSL recently. It represents another milestone to China’s offshore industry in the offshore engineering arena, which is presently dominated by yards in South Korea and Singapore.
The NYK vessel was sailing from Shekou, China, to Vung Tau, Vietnam, on November 9 when a distress call was sent at around 4 p.m. (local time) from a troubled vessel on the verge of sinking.
Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) today announced that it has reached an agreement to purchase for $195 million a Pacific Class 400 design jackup under construction at PPL Shipyard Pte Ltd. Delivery of the high-specification jackup is expected in the fourth quarter of 2011.
Global Marketing Systems (GMS) cooperates with Germanischer Lloyd (GL) on green ship recycling.
SDRL – Seadrill orders two new jack-ups in China for delivery in 2012 and 2013. The units have the capability to operate in water depths up to 400 ft and drill to depths of 30,000ft.
The number of ships powered by liquefied natural gas may jump 10-fold within five years as anti-pollution rules force owners to switch to the cleaner- burning fuel, the industry’s biggest engine maker said.
PAPENBURG, GERMANY, Nov. 12, 2010 The Disney Dream cruise ship departed the MEYER WERFT shipyard today on its conveyance down the River Ems, traveling from the ship s inland birthplace in Papenburg, Germany to the North Sea at the port of Eemshaven, The Netherlands.
Cargotec has acquired the assets of a Swedish installation and service company Hallberg-Ivarsson Hydraulik & Påbyggnad AB. This acquisition is fully in line with Cargotec’s strategy to move closer to its customers and invest in services.
HHI today held a naming ceremony for the Usan FPSO, the world”s largest floating production storage and offloading facility. The Usan FPSO can refine 160,000 barrels of oil and 5 million cubic metres of gas daily. It has storage for 2 million barrels of oil.
Speaking at the world’s largest bunker fuel conference, Maersk Oil Trading’s Niels Henrik Lindegaard said shipping companies and regulators must work together now to prepare for future IMO sulphur regulation or face potentially crippling costs.