Offshore Asia News - page 167

Gloves come off over South China Sea

Sep 12, 2012

The South China Sea didn’t get a lot of respect – until the last few decades anyway. Now the area that rests between China and its fledgling Southeast Asian neighbors has become a geopolitical flash point. Tensions turned into a shooting war in the 1970s and looks like it could again…


Aug 17, 2012

EnerMech has opened an office in Mumbai, India, and will follow up later in the year with a workshop and storage facility in Kakinada, Andra Pradesh, to serve its process, pipeline and umbilicals, cranes and lifting, engineering and valves divisions.

Fugro-TSM Asia Pacific

Aug 17, 2012

Fugro-TSM Asia Pacific has been awarded a five-year life of field support contract in Malaysia from Murphy Oil worth in excess of $140 million. Project management and engineering will be spread between the Fugro-TSM offices in Malaysia and Singapore.

Choo Chiau Beng and Loh Chin Hua appointed to the board of KrisEnergy

Aug 17, 2012

Choo Chiau Beng and Loh Chin Hua, respectively CEO and CFO of Keppel Corporation, have been appointed to the board of KrisEnergy as non-executive directors. The appointments follow Keppel’s purchase of a further $115 million worth of…

Datuk Mohd Anuar new head of Petronas’ upstream development and production division

Aug 17, 2012

Datuk Mohd Anuar is the new head of Petronas’ upstream development and production division, responsible for the division’s activities in Malaysia as well as in 23 countries worldwide. Anuar, who joined Shell in 1990 and served most recently as VP Malaysia…

Steve Watson heads up EnerMech’s first office in India

Aug 17, 2012

Steve Watson is heading up EnerMech’s first office in India (see ‘Firms’) and will also serve as Mumbai-based country manager. He previously worked for Halliburton and managed pipeline and process projects in India for ONGC, Cairn Energy, Aker and Helix Energy Solutions.

Terrence Singam named sales director East Asia for Alderley

Aug 17, 2012

Terrence Singam has been named sales director East Asia for UK-based metering, processing, treatment and control solutions provider Alderley, based in Singapore. He previously worked for FMC, Tyco and Emerson.

Transport takes a tangent

Aug 01, 2012

Breda-headquartered Dockwise is rapidly expanding its business beyond heavy marine transportation, and carried out its first jacket launch in the Bay of Bengal earlier this year. Meg Chesshyre talks to Dockwise's Fons van Lith in this opener to OE's Netherlands offshore industry review…

Offshore rope trick

Aug 01, 2012

With the recent completion in Johor, Malaysia, of the first phase of its new $100 million wire rope manufacturing plant, Kiswire believes it is now well placed to deal with the greater demands made of such products as the offshore industry moves into ever-deeper waters…

Compact Semi Launched

Jul 19, 2012

The latest addition to the Hallin Marine fleet of subsea operation vessels, the compact semisubmersible Derwent, was floated for final fit out at the Drydocks World yard in Nanindah, Indonesia, last month. Designed and equipped to meet current and anticipated subsea industry demand…

Venkatraman Sheshashayee new CEO of Jaya Holdings

Jun 26, 2012

Venkatraman Sheshashayee succeeds the retiring Chan Mun Lye as CEO of Singapore vessel operator Jaya Holdings. Max Alexander Hafstad Hartvigsen becomes the company’s president, offshore.

Jaeho Ko appointed president and CEO of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering

Jun 26, 2012

Jaeho Ko (pictured) has been appointed president and CEO of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), replacing Sang-Tae Nam who served as CEO for six years.

Lyazzat Kiinov appointed chairman of KazMunaiGas Exploration Production

Jun 26, 2012

Lyazzat Kiinov (pictured) has been appointed chairman of KazMunaiGas Exploration Production, the Kazakhstan oil & gas company whose overall production averaged 250,000 boe/d last year.

IHC Merwede

May 27, 2012

IHC Merwede has opened a new office in Singapore which will serve as the corporate HQ for IHC Offshore & Marine’s Southeast Asia businesses as it further expands its footprint in the area under new regional CEO Denis Welch.

Pekan Push

May 27, 2012

This state-of-of-the-art umbilical manufacturing plant is to be built by Aker Solutions in Pekan, Malaysia, to meet the anticipated Asia Pacific business growth. Representing a total investment of $60 million, the new facility will complement…

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