Siemens to Set up in Durban Harbor Facility

Monday, June 30, 2008

Siemens, a subcontractor to Southern African Shipyards, will build five tugs  for Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA.)  The company says it will establish a fully functional electrical facility in the shipbuilding yard at harbor in support of the project.   The Siemens contract includes the design and installation of 15 km of cable and the installation of the radar, communication and alarm monitoring systems.  This is the first time in that five boats are being built in tandem.  The first tug, destined for Coega, is expected to be launched in July 2009.

Source:  Engineering News

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

People & Company News

Korean Ferry Sinking: Number Missing Increased Threefold

More than 300 people were missing after a ferry sank off South Korea, the coastguard said on Wednesday, with a three-fold increase in the number of passengers unaccounted

Samsung Heavy Takes Up 7 Container Ship Order

South Korea's Samsung Heavy Industries said on Wednesday that it is proceeding with a project worth 642.9 billion won ($617.67 million) to build seven container ships as planned.

South Stream Gas Pipeline Re-route via Turkey Possible

Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said on Wednesday that Ankara would consider the passage of the South Stream natural gas pipeline through Turkey if Russia made such a request.

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | 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: 0.0808 sec (12 req/sec)