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AG&P Converts LNG Carrier intu FSU for LNG Import Terminal in the Philippines

Oct 24, 2022

Atlantic, Gulf & Pacific International Holdings (AG&P) said Sunday that it had converted the 137,512 cubic meter LNG carrier called ISH into a Floating Storage  Unit (FSU), which will be a part of an LNG import terminal in the Philippines from 2023…

St Johns Lays Keel for Second WINDEA CTV

Oct 21, 2022

Palatka, Fla. shipyard St Johns Ship Building this week held a keel laying ceremony for the second vessel in a series of new Jones Act compliant crew transfer vessels (CTV) it is constructing for WINDEA CTV to operate in the U.S offshore wind industry…

VIDEO: Hull of Van Oord's New Cable Layer Launched in Romania

Oct 20, 2022

VARD shipyard in Romania launched the hull of the new Van Oord cable layer Calypso earlier this week.Vard Tulcea in Romania is making final preparations before the hull will be towed to Vard Brattvaag. At Vard Brattvaag, the shipbuilder will continue outfitting the vessel…

Strategic Marine Delivers Fast Crew Boat to Malaysia's Blue Petra

Oct 06, 2022

Singapore-based shipbuilder Strategic Marine has delivered a new 40-meter Fast Crew Boat (FCB) to Malaysia-based Blue Petra.Blue Petra is a subsidiary of Great Ocean, a licensed Petronas contractor and a supplier to the Malaysian oil and gas industry…

S.Korea's Hanwha Group to Invest $1.4B for Daewoo Shipbuilding

Sep 26, 2022

South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd signed a tentative agreement on Monday for Hanwha Group to invest 2 trillion won ($1.4 billion) in return for a 49.3% stake and management rights in the shipbuilder, the companies and Daewoo's major stakeholder said…

St. Johns Begins Building CTVs for Atlantic Wind Transfers

Sep 21, 2022

St. Johns Ship Building earlier this month began building the first in a series of new crew transfer vessels (CTV) for Rhode Island-based Atlantic Wind Transfers (AWT).The Palatka, Fla. shipbuilder held a keel laying ceremony on September 8…

Edda Breeze CSOV Visits Oslo

Sep 12, 2022

Edda Breeze, the first of seven of Norway-based Edda Wind's offshore wind service vessels, is visiting Oslo this week.Edda Wind took delivery of the CSOV earlier this year. The vessel was built by Astilleros Gondán shipyard in Spain.The vessel is 88…

MacGregor to Supply Deck Handling Solutions for Van Oord's New WTIV

Sep 09, 2022

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been chosen to supply two auxiliary offshore telescopic cranes for Van Oord’s new generation wind turbine installation vessel. The new vessel will mainly operate to support European wind farms.The vessel is being built by Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Ltd…

Vestdavit Develops Innovative Davit for Esvagt SOV Newbuild

Sep 06, 2022

Vestdavit has developed an innovative heavy-duty davit for larger offshore wind workboats to be delivered for a green-fueled service operation vessel (SOV) newbuild as part of a multiple davit contract with Esvagt.Danish shipowner Esvagt earlier…

S. Korea Shipyards Set to Halt Operations as Typhoon Hinnamnor Approaches

Sep 05, 2022

South Korea issued weather advisories and raised its typhoon alert level on Monday as typhoon Hinnamnor neared, with heavy rain and strong wind already lashing southern parts of the country.The typhoon, travelling northward at a speed of 19 km per hour (12 mph)…

KNOT Takes Delivery of Dual-Fuel Shuttle Tanker. Charter Secured with Eni

Aug 31, 2022

Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers (KNOT), an affiliate of NYK,  has taken delivery of a dual-fuel LNG shuttle tanker built at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering yard in South Korea. The vessel has been named “Sindre Knutsen.”Like its sister ship “Frida Knutsen…

North Star's Offshore Wind Vessel Named After Victorian Heroine Grace Darling

Aug 23, 2022

North Star’s new UK-built hybrid-powered daughter craft, specifically designed for the offshore wind market, has been launched at a naming ceremony held at the Royal Norfolk and Suffolk Yacht club in Lowestoft, adjacent to the firm’s regional operations hub…

Sembcorp Marine Cuts Losses as Easing COVID Curbs Aid Project Deliveries

Aug 11, 2022

Singapore's Sembcorp Marine Ltd (Sembmarine) said on Friday its half-year loss narrowed 78% from a year earlier, as the oil rig builder finished delayed projects after pandemic curbs were eased while also benefiting from cost management.The…

Fire Breaks Out Aboard Equinor's Castberg FPSO at Norway Yard

Aug 10, 2022

A fire broke out on Wednesday aboard oil major Equinor's Johan Castberg floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, which is under construction at a shipyard in Norway, public broadcaster NRK reported.Workers were evacuated and there were no reports of injuries…

SBM Orders Seventh Fast4Ward Hull

Aug 05, 2022

Dutch FPSO leasing specialist SBM Offshore has ordered its latest Fast4Ward multi-purpose floater hull as it marked a new record level order book at $31.1 billion. The latest Fast4Ward floating production unit (FPU) is expected to be delivered in 2024…

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