Sembcorp - LNG Carrier Longevity Contract

Thursday, October 23, 2008

This contract signifies the first time that a major LNG operator has committed itself to a long-term longevity program to extend its vessels’ future trading life when the vessels progressively reach their 20th year in service.

The contract, signed in by Mr. John Charles, Commercial Manager of North West Shelf Shipping Service Company Pty Ltd (NWSSSC) on behalf of IGTC, and Ms Wong Lee-Lin, Executive Director of Sembawang Shipyard Pte Ltd, is the first such contract of IGTC’s Longevity Project, which involves the life extension of 6 LNG carriers over a period of 6 years.

Sembawang Shipyard is a subsidiary shipyard in the Sembcorp Marine Group.

NWSSSC is equally owned by six venture partners; BHP Billiton Petroleum Pty Ltd, BP Australia Shipping Pty Ltd, Chevron Australia Transport Pty Ltd, Japan Australia LNG (MIMI) Downstream Services Pty Ltd, Shell Development (Australia) Pty Ltd and Woodside Petroleum Holdings Pty Ltd. It is the main shipping advisor to International Gas Transportation Company Limited. (IGTC), a company registered in .

With the signing of this contract, Northwest Sanderling, the first of 6 Moss-Rosenberg type LNG carriers from IGTC, is scheduled to undergo life extension/longevity work and upgrading program in Sembcorp Marine’s Sembawang Shipyard at an estimated cost of $23.7 million in June 2009.

This contract is not expected to have any material impact on the net tangible assets and earnings per share of Sembcorp Marine for the year ending December 31, 2008.

(www.sembcorpmarine.com.sg)

Maritime Reporter November 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Offshore

DNV GL Targets Safer Approach to Subsea Lifting

The completion of a joint industry project (JIP) to improve existing standards and regulations around subsea lifting operations has resulted in a new recommended practice (RP).

Polarcus Awarded 3D Project Off West Africa

Polarcus Limited has signed a letter of intent with Perenco Oil & Gas Gabon S.A. for a 3D marine seismic acquisition project offshore West Africa.   The project,

Boskalis, VolkerWessels Win Offshore Wind Farm Work

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., in partnership with Volker Stevin International (VolkerWessels), has been awarded a contract by Iberdrola Renewables Offshore Deutschland

Energy

Oil is on the Rise

Oil prices rose in early trading on Monday as Asian markets opened strongly into a holiday-shortened week and as consensus spread that Brent crude prices would

Fighting for Ports Escalates in Libya

Military planes loyal to Libya's recognised government attacked on Sunday an opposing force that is seeking to seize the country's two biggest oil ports, officials said.

Security Threat in Yemen Shuts CNOOC's Nexen Facility

CNOOC Ltd's Nexen unit is shutting operations at an oil field and processing facility in Yemen due to a security threat, a Nexen spokeswoman said on Sunday.   The

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Naval Architecture Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1381 sec (7 req/sec)