Samsung Heavy Industries Co. has won $500 million in orders to build eight ships for Greek, German and British companies, according to company officials. Samsung received orders for four containerships from Greece's Danaos Shipping Co. and orders for two containerships from German Nordcapital. The containerships cost $60 million each. The company also won orders for two VLCCs at $70 million each from Britain's N.S. Lemos Shipping Co. Samsung will deliver the containerships beginning in April 2001 and the VLCCs beginning at the end of 2001. Samsung officials said the company has won orders for 31 ships totaling 1.8 million tons so far this year.
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd has won orders from Norway and Greece worth $530M. The shipbuilder said it secured an order from Norway's Odfjell Invest I Ltd to build a semi-submersible drilling rig and a deal from Kristen Navigation Inc of Greece to build a very large crude-oil carrier (VLCC), taking its order book to 2.29 bln usd so far this year. The company did not disclose the financial terms of the individual deals.
According to reports, Qatar is expected to hire three South Korean shipbuilders to build 44 liquefied natural gas carriers for a total of $10 billion. The joint project between U.S. energy giant Exxon Mobil Corp. and state-run Qatar Petroleum Co. calls for transferring 15.6 million tons of LNG from Qatar to Exxon Mobil`s terminal in the United States. Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Samsung Heavy Industries Co. and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co
ABB wins order for Azipod propulsion & electrical systems for two new 4,100 passenger cruise ships ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth more than $60 million to provide complete power and Azipod propulsion systems for two new cruise ships to be built by Meyer Werft at its shipyard in Papenburg, Germany for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCL). The new ships are the first vessels in Royal Caribbean’s new class of cruise ships
Transport, engineering and trading company Internatio-Mueller NV said on Thursday its Imtech division had won orders from three shipyards worth a total of 345 million guilders ($141.6 million). Imtech will install heating and air conditioning equipment, sprinkler systems and information and communication technology on 10 cruise ships which are under construction. The order was awarded by Meyer Werft and Blohm & Voss in Germany and by French shipyard Chantier de l'Atlantique
South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering, the world's second-largest shipyard, said on Monday it has won orders worth $1.1 billion for four LNG (liquefied natural gas) ships. The company said in a filing to the Korea Stock Exchange Bergesen of Norway had placed an order for three LNG carriers, although did not give the buyer of the fourth ship.
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co won a $270M order from Transocean Inc. to build a drill ship. The vessel will be delivered by September 2008 and used to explore oil reserves in the Gulf of Mexico. Source: xinhua
Qatar is becoming a goldmine for Korean shipbuilders as the top three companies won orders for liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers worth $7 billion. Hyundai Heavy Industries, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering and Samsung Heavy Industries have won combined orders of 34 LNG tankers since 2004. The shipbuilders are hoping to share another 10 orders, when they are commissioned next month. The LNG carriers are high-yield orders
Harland and Wolff said it would lay off 280 workers this week. The shipyard recently secured its future by winning orders for four ferries worth $456 million and two cruise liners worth $350 million, but they will only take effect towards the end of the year. "There is the order for the four Ropax ferries and there is also a letter of understanding for two luxury cruise liners. However there is a time lag until the full benefit of these orders feeds through
Cosco Corp. Singapore Ltd., the shipbuilding and repair unit of China's shipping line, rose in the stock market after it won orders totaling $422 million to convert and build tankers, according to a Bloomberg report. A Norwegian customer reportedly placed the order to build two shuttle tankers, scheduled for delivery in 2010 and 2011.
Rolls-Royce's milestone 100th contract is to deliver drillship propulsion systems to a Transocean rig. In recent months Rolls-Royce has won orders to supply propulsion systems for seven new drillships totaling close to £100 million, including options
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) announced the Company won a $700 million order for five 18,400 TEU containerships from China Shipping Container Lines (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. The world’s largest containerships will feature an electronically-controlled main engine and two EcoBallast seawater
ABB appointed main electrical contractor (MEC) for a new floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel at the Ichthys oil & gas field in the Timor Sea off Western Australia. The order is worth $30 million and was awarded by the engineering
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, wins orders worth around EUR 10 million for cargo access equipment for 4 car carriers to be built in China. The orders are for the equipment of four 6,700 unit Pure Car/Truck Carriers (PCTCs). The order for two of the vessels was received from Samjin Shipbuilding and
ABB appointed main electrical contractor for new semi-submersible central processing facility (CPF) at Ichthys oil & gas field in the Timor Sea off Western Australia. The order is valued at $15 million. ABB was awarded the MEC contract by the engineering
Power systems for seven new oil and gas ultra deepwater drilling vessels to be built and operated in Brazil goes to ABB for $160m ABB won orders worth $160m from Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd. for the design, supply, supervision of installation
Finland's Steerprop wins orders from Russia's Severnaya shipyard & the Bharati shipyard in India for ECO CRP propulsors. The orders are for the new generation ECO CRP propulsors that are designed to provide the finest efficiency and maneuverability at even the highest speeds
FMC Technologies, Inc.wins order from CNR International Ltd. for subsea equipment for the Baobab field, offshore Ivory Coast. The Baobab field is located in Block CI-40 West Africa approximately 16 miles (25 kilometers) offshore from the Ivory Coast.
Alewijnse Marine Systems, headquartered in The Netherlands, has multiple superyacht electrical system orders for 2013. The company closed 2012 with a strong order book that demonstrates the underlying strength of the top yards in the superyacht industry.
Cavotec wins order from ABB for twenty compact Marine Propulsion Slip ring (MPS) units to be fitted to advanced Azipod marine propulsion systems. Under the terms of this project, Cavotec is scheduled to complete deliveries of the MPS units to ABB by the beginning of Q2 2013.
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) & its affiliated shipyard obtain orders totalling US$1.05 billion to build five liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. One of the LNG carriers of 155,000-cubic-metre capacity and worth US$210 million is for Brunei Gas, reports the Oman Daily Observer.
Wärtsilä, a solutions and services provider, has signed new licence agreements with seven of its long-term Chinese partners. CSSC (China State Shipbuilding Corporation) has been a Wärtsilä licensee since 1978, and four of its engine companies have signed new agreements
Shipbuilder Nam Cheong Group wins order from Perdana Petroleum Berhad to build two Accommodation Work Barges (AWB). The contracts are worth worth a total of US$59- million and came from Perdana Petroleum Berhad (“Perdana”), an established
China Rongsheng profit dives as new ship orders dry up. China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group, the country's largest private shipbuilder, posted its sharpest fall in half-year profit - down 82 percent - on a dearth of new orders, putting further pressure on its stretched balance sheet reports
Cavotec wins order to supply 18 MoorMaster automated mooring units for a Mediterranean Sea port. MoorMaster is a vacuum-based automated mooring technology that eliminates the need for conventional mooring lines. Remote controlled vacuum pads recessed in, or mounted on, the quayside