Keppel Offshore and Marine has signed an agreement with Qatar Gas Transport Company
to jointly develop and manage a major new facility in the Port of Ras Laffan in Qatar.
The agreement covers the construction, repair and maintenance of ships and other marine structures
The new facility will
be suitable for the repair and maintenance of very large LNG carriers
and a wide range of other vessels.
The shipyard will be able to build specialised small ships, such as offshore supply vessels.
Completion of the first phase
of the yard is scheduled for the last quarter of 2009.