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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

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Keppel Singmarine Wins $46M in Contracts

Keppel Singmarine received orders for four offshore support vessels (OSVs) and two tugboats for about $46 million. The vessels will be progressively delivered to their owners up to first half of 2007. Currently, Keppel Singmarine has 22 vessels under construction, having delivered nine since the beginning of 2005. Its strong orderbook has placed the Company as one of the world’s leading builders of offshore support vessels. Keppel Singmarine will build two Anchor Handling and Tug/ Supply (AHTS) vessels each for Saudi Arabia companies, HADI Establishment (HADI) and Zamil Operations and Maintenance Co. A repeat customer since 2001, HADI has ordered from Keppel Singmarine a total of nine vessels including the latest two vessels. Zamil Operations and Maintenance Co. Ltd.

Keppel Singmarine Win S$65 mi Contracts

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Specialised shipbuilder Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd (Keppel Singmarine), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), has secured two contracts worth a total of about S$65 million. The first contract was awarded by Seaways International Pte. Ltd. (Seaways) to build a multi-task Anchor Handling Tug (AHT) vessel suitable for an array of offshore activities. Designed by Robert Allan and belonging to the Rampage Series, the AHT vessel will have a designed bollard pull of 100 tonnes…

Keppel Delivers Sea Cheyenne for Gulfmark

Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd (Keppel Singmarine), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Limited (Keppel O&M), has delivered an Anchor Handling Tug/Supply (AHTS) vessel to Gulfmark Offshore Inc (Gulfmark) on schedule. The 140-ton bollard pull vessel was christened Sea Cheyenne by Rex Carroll Ross, wife of Rex Ross, Director of Gulfmark Offshore, at a naming ceremony on October 27, 2007. This is the third of eight vessels which Keppel Singmarine is building for the company since 2003. The design of the vessels is developed by Marine Technology Development (MTD), the ship design and development arm of Keppel O&M. Gene Leech, Executive Vice-President of Gulfmark Offshore, said, “Keppel Singmarine has once again delivered their vessel to us on time and to our full satisfaction.

Keppel Delivers Sea Cheyenne for Gulfmark

Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd (Keppel Singmarine), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Limited (Keppel O&M), has delivered an Anchor Handling Tug/Supply (AHTS) vessel to Gulfmark Offshore Inc (Gulfmark) on schedule. The 140-ton bollard pull vessel was christened Sea Cheyenne by Rex Carroll Ross, wife of Rex Ross, Director of Gulfmark Offshore, at a naming ceremony on October 27, 2007. This is the third of eight vessels which Keppel Singmarine is building for the company since 2003. The design of the vessels is developed by Marine Technology Development (MTD), the ship design and development arm of Keppel O&M. Gene Leech, Executive Vice-President of Gulfmark Offshore, said, “Keppel Singmarine has once again delivered their vessel to us on time and to our full satisfaction.

Keppel Wins S$120M in Contracts

Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), has clinched three newbuilding contracts worth a total of S$120 million. The first contract involves the construction of four Anchor Handling Tug/Supply (AHTS) vessels at its Keppel Nantong Shipyard, northwest of Shanghai. The deliveries of these vessels are expected between third quarter 2007 and mid 2008. The owner is Hadi Offshore Pte Ltd., a newly established Singapore subsidiary of Hadi H. Al Hammam Est., Saudi Arabia (HADI). The companies have awarded Keppel Singmarine a total of 14 orders since 2001. Keppel Singmarine’s latest delivery for HADI was in December 2005.

Keppel Unit Wins Contracts Worth $155.6m

Keppel Corp. said Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd. has won two shipbuilding contracts worth $155.6m, Thompson Financial reported. Keppel Singmarine will build a derrick pipelay vessel for Global Offshore International Ltd, a unit of U.S.-listed Global Industries Ltd. In a separate deal, Keppel Singmarine will construct a 100-metre Rolls-Royce designed UT 788 CDL ultra-deepwater multi-functional support vessel For Lewek Shipping Pte Ltd., a unit of Singapore-listed Ezra Holdings Ltd. Source:  Thompson Financial

Keppel Delivers 2nd Pipelay Vessel to Global Industries

Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd (Keppel Singmarine), the specialised shipbuilding arm of Keppel Offshore & Marine Limited (Keppel O&M), is on track to deliver Global 1201, the second new generation derrick pipelay vessel to Global Industries Ltd (Global Industries) safely, on time and within budget. Keppel Singmarine was awarded a S$50,000 bonus from Global Industries for achieving zero-incidents during the construction of this 531.5-ft-long double-hull vessel. Mr Tong Chong Heong, CEO of Keppel Offshore & Marine, said, "Global 1201 is a great example of excellent teamwork and reflects a strong alignment of goals and priorities between Keppel Singmarine and Global Industries.

Keppel Wins $230m in Ship Contracts

Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd (Keppel Singmarine), the wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), won four contracts worth $230 m to build six offshore support vessels (OSV) and a derrick pipelay vessel. Delivery dates for these vessels are expected between the second half of 2009 and the first half of 2010. This is the first time that Keppel Singmarine is building a derrick pipelay vessel, and for a new customer, Global Offshore International Ltd (Global Offshore). Mr Hoe Eng Hock, Executive Director of Keppel Singmarine, said, “Derrick pipelay vessels are highly specialised ships that have to be tailor-made to owners’ requirements.

Keppel Delivers Rescue Vessel

Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd (Keppel Singmarine) has delivered a Multi-purpose Duty Rescue Vessel on schedule to LUKOIL-Kaliningradmorneft (LUKOIL). Jointly designed by Marine Technology Development (MTD), the ship design and development arm of Keppel O&M, and its consultants, Robert Allan, Kogalym is the fifth vessel Keppel Singmarine has delivered to LUKOIL since 2003. Named after a key production region for LUKOIL in western Siberia, Kogalym was christened by Mrs. Olga Kessler, Environmental Engineer (Labour Safety) of LUKOIL at Keppel Singmarine.

Three Keppel Dredgers for Jan De Nul

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M)'s wholly owned subsidiary Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd (Keppel Singmarine) has secured contracts from Jan De Nul Group to build three Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers (TSHDs). The TSHDs are worth about S$100 million in total. The first two dredgers are expected to be completed in 2H 2018 while construction of the third dredger will require a notice within six months from Jan De Nul to exercise the option for the dredger. To be built to Jan De Nul's design, the dredgers will be able to dredge to a maximum depth of 27.6m, and have a hopper capacity of 3,500 m3. The two dredgers will be built to the requirements of classification society, Bureau Veritas, in Keppel Nantong Shipyard, a subsidiary of Keppel O&M.

Global Industries to Take Delivery of Global 1201

Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd (Keppel Singmarine), the specialized shipbuilding arm of Keppel Offshore & Marine Limited (Keppel O&M), is on track to deliver GLOBAL 1201, the second new generation derrick pipelay vessel to Global Industries Ltd (Global Industries) safely, on time and within budget. Keppel Singmarine was awarded a S$50,000 (over $40,000) bonus from Global Industries for achieving zero-incidents during the construction of this 162 meter-long double-hull vessel. Tong Chong Heong…

Keppel’s Logs $8.1B in Contracts in ‘12

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd's (Keppel O&M) subsidiaries have won three new contracts - worth a combined value of $343mn - to bring the group's total order wins for 2012 to $8.1B. Mr Tong Chong Heong, CEO of Keppel O&M, said, "With the strong confidence and support of new and repeat customers, Keppel O&M continues to be the provider of choice for a broad range of offshore and marine projects. "2013 will be a busy year for us as we continue to focus on the quality execution of all our projects - we are committed to ensure that they are delivered safely, promptly and to high customer satisfaction. Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd (Keppel Singmarine) secured two of the three new contracts, with the third new contract won by Keppel Shipyard Ltd (Keppel Shipyard).

Keppel Singmarine Secures Contract for FSO Vessel

Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd (Keppel Singmarine) has clinched a $87.2m contract to build a Floating Storage Offloading system (FSO) unit for LUKOIL –NIZHNEVOLZHSKNEFT (LUKOIL-NVN), a subsidiary of the Russian oil company, LUKOIL Oil Company. The 28,000 tons (dwt) Ice-Class FSO is a new design by Marine Technology Development Pte Ltd (MTDTM), the design arm of Keppel Singmarine. The MTD13028FSO-IC FSO is designed with provisions for forecastle deck structure for single point mooring, with double bottom and double sides, with habitable deckhouse and Cargo Oil Control Station (COCS), machinery space and helipad in the aft of the vessel. She is meant for uninterrupted services in receiving crude oil from a stationary production platform through single buoy mooring system…

Keppel Singmarine Secures Newbuild Contracts

Keppel Singmarine, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), has secured two contracts from Indonesian customers worth a total of about S$47 million. The first contract is for a Coal Transshipment Barge for repeat customer PT Indo Straits Tbk, through its subsidiary company PT Pelayaran Straits Perdana and the second is for the construction of three tugboats for a new customer, an international shipping company. Mr Hoe Eng Hock, Executive Director of Keppel Singmarine said, "We are pleased with these orders from our valued customers. Keppel Singmarine's contract with PT Pelayaran Straits Perdana is a repeat order of the Coal Transshipment Barge, Straits Venture, which was delivered earlier this year.

Keppel Singmarine Wins $36m Contract

Keppel Singmarine, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), has secured two contracts from Indonesian customers worth a total of about $36m. The first contract is for a Coal Transshipment Barge for repeat customer PT Indo Straits Tbk, through its subsidiary company PT Pelayaran Straits Perdana and the second is for the construction of three tugboats for a new customer, an international shipping company. Mr Hoe Eng Hock, Executive Director of Keppel Singmarine said, "We are pleased with these orders from our valued customers. Keppel Singmarine's contract with PT Pelayaran Straits Perdana is a repeat order of the Coal Transshipment Barge, Straits Venture, which was delivered earlier this year.

Keppel Clinches Shipbuilding Contracts

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Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd’s (Keppel O&M) specialized shipbuilding arm, Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd (Keppel Singmarine) has clinched three newbuilding contracts totaling about $98.5m. The first contract was awarded to Keppel Singmarine by Dutch dredging and marine contractor, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) for the construction of a 159-metre long rock dumping fall pipe vessel to be completed in late 2011. Rock dumping fall pipe vessels are capable of depositing large…

Keppel to Build Additional Dredgers for Jan De Nul

Keppel Offshore & Marine's (Keppel O&M) wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd (Keppel Singmarine) has secured contracts from Codralux S.A., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group, to build two Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers (TSHDs). The dredgers are valued at approximately $120 million, including owner-furnished equipment. Keppel Singmarine is currently building three dredgers for Jan De Nul Group, based on contracts that were secured in July 2016. The first of the two dredgers for this new order is expected to be completed in 2H 2019. Construction of the second dredger will require Codralux S.A to exercise the option within six months from now.

Keppel Singmarine Wins Contracts for 5 Vessels

Keppel Singmarine Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) has secured orders for three offshore support vessels (OSVs) and two tugboats for about $80 million. The vessels will be progressively delivered to their owners up to end 2006. Keppel Singmarine will build one ice-class OSV for anchor handling and supply purposes for new customer, the Russian oil company Lukoil Kaliningradmorneft (LUKOIL). When completed at end 2006, the vessel will be deployed in the Caspian Sea region. The other two OSVs are for repeat customer Groupe Bourbon (Bourbon). With these two 100-tonne bollard pull anchor handling tugs, Keppel Singmarine’s orders from Bourbon will add up to a total of seven vessels.

Keppel Singmarine Delivers Tractor Tug

Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd has delivered one of the world’s largest tractor tug to Maju Maritime Pte Ltd on time and within budget. Measuring 34 metres long with bollard pull in excess of 64 tons, Pisces 53 is on a long term charter through Briny Marine Services Sdn Bhd to support Brunei Shell Petroleum Co Sdn Bhd’s exploration and production activities. Following her naming, Pisces 53 will join her sister vessel Phoenix 52 and an utility tug Pegasus 51, two other Maju Maritime tugs that were delivered in early June 2003, at the Brunei Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal in Lumut, Brunei.

Keppel Singmarine Wins AHTS Contract

AHTS Coloso built and delivered to Gulfmark Offshore earlier this year. Keppel Singmarine, a builder of offshore support vessels, won a $230 million contract to build six new Anchor Handling Tug/Supply (AHTS) vessels for Gulfmark Offshore. Two of these six 10,700 bhp AHTS vessels of 2,700 dwt each will be built in the Keppel Nantong Shipyard. This is the first contract for Keppel’s newly acquired shipyard in China. The first vessel is expected to be delivered in the third quarter of 2007, with the final delivery in the third quarter of 2008. Customized to Gulfmark’s requirements, the six vessels were designed by Keppel’s Marine Technology Development (MTD) and are being built to meet the growing demand of Gulfmark Offshore’s customers in Southeast Asia.

Keppel Singmarine Completes Tugs

Keppel Singmarine, a member of Keppel Offshore and Marine, has completed four tugs for Keppel Smit Towage (KST). Two tugs, KST Sculptor and KST Scorpius were delivered earlier and the remaining two, KST Spica and KST Sirius were delivered on September 19. Upon delivery, these tugs will boost KST’s fleet strength from 24 to 28 tugs. The vessels, with bollard pull of 48 tons, meet the requirements of assisting the berthing and unberthing of Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs) at two fixed jetties located at the Sinki Fairway, off the western sector of Singapore. Sister vessels, KST Sculptor and KST Scorpius, have a gross tonnage of 246 GT, while KST Spica and KST Sirus are 257 GT. All four tugs are equipped with fire-fighting systems, with a pumping capacity of 1,200 cubic meters per hour.

Keppel Offshore & Marine secures OSV Contracts

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) has secured a total of S$172 million worth of contracts through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Keppel Singmarine Ltd and AMFELS in USA. Keppel Singmarine, a specialized shipbuilder, will build four Anchor Handling Tug/ Supply (AHTS) vessels for European based company, Groupe Bourbon and four harbor tugs for Keppel Smit Towage. Deliveries of the eight vessels are slated progressively between the third quarter of 2004 and first quarter 2006.

Keppel Delivers Five Vessels on Schedule

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Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd (Keppel Singmarine), the shipbuilding arm of Keppel Offshore & Marine Limited (Keppel O&M), has demonstrated its commitment to meet the needs of customers with the timely and safe deliveries of five ships. These five vessels, including a Multi-Purpose Supply and Support Vessel (MPSSV), an Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) vessel and three tugboats, have all exceeded their contractual bollard pull and speed during the sea trials. Greatship Mohini, a MPSSV was delivered to Greatship Global Offshore Services Pte.

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