Rolls-Royce today officially opened its new Singapore headquarters office, located at Centennial Tower.
Japanese company Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd (IHI) announced on Tuesday that IHI AMTEC, subsidiary of IHIMU has bagged a marine environment vessel from Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. The newbuilding contract values at JPY1bn (US$12m).
Carnival Cruise Lines set a one-week reservations record booking 165,308 guests between Feb. 7-13, 2011, eclipsing the previous one-week reservations record set nearly four years ago
South Korean-owned STX OSV bagged a contract for a platform supply vessel (PSV). The Singapore-listed shipbuilder said it had secured a contract for the design and construction of a PSV for an undisclosed international customer.
Terminal quayside container unloading operations need to be linked flexibly with yard stacking operations. The new Boxrunner straddle carrier from Konecranes is the flexible link between ship-to-shore cranes and automated yard cranes.
Maersk Drilling, an entity within the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group, has signed a contract with Keppel FELS Limited in Singapore for the construction of two ultra harsh, high capacity jack-up drilling rigs. The first rig is scheduled for delivery at the end of 2013, with the second rig following seven months later.
Cosco Guangdong has secured three firm plus one optional contracts valued over USD113 million to build special purpose carriers.
ABS President and Chief Operating Officer Christopher J. Wiernicki will assume the duties of Chief Executive Officer of ABS following the classification society’s annual meeting in April 2011. Robert D. Somerville, currently Chairman and CEO of ABS, will relinquish the CEO responsibilities while remaining Chairman of both ABS and the ABS Group of Companies.
SpecTec and CORENA announce MAN Diesel & Turbo’s purchase of the AMOS Shipdex Data Manager.
Organisers of the Volvo Ocean Race – one of the toughest tests of sailing endurance – have again selected Inmarsat to provide communications throughout the round-the-world challenge.
Germany’s Lloyd Werft has won an order for a specialist cable-laying vessel from Beluga Group with plans for a second.
PETROBRAS today awarded a contract for seven ultra-deepwater drilling rigs to Brazil’s Atlantico Sul Shipyard and leasing group Sete BR.