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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Repeat Order News

ABG Shipyard Wins Orders from Sea Tankers

ABG Shipyard Ltd has bagged a repeat order for construction projects from Sea Tankers Management Company Ltd. The company would construct six anchor handling tug vessels each for a price of $9.99m aggregating $59.94m, for Sea Tankers, a part of John Fredriksen's Group. The six vessels will be delivered at an interval of three months each beginning from December 2007, and ending March 2009. With this repeat order for six more vessels the company has an order for total 12 vessels from Sea Tankers Management Company Ltd. (Source: Hindu Business Line)

Repeat Order From Klyne Tugs

Yantai Raffles Shipyard is pleased to announced that Klyne Tugs ( Lowestoft ) Limited, UK have placed an order with the shipyard to build a repeat UT719-T 67m Anchor Handling Towing Supply Vessel. The contract was signed on November 23 in Yantai by Carl Beare,managing director of Klyne Tugs and Brian Chang – Chairman/CEO of Yantai Raffles Shipyard. “ We are extremely pleased to receive a repeat order from Klyne Tugs and it is our desire to deliver once again a quality vessel. ( The first vessel was named as “ Anglian Princess “ . We would like to place on record our appreciation to Mr. Carl Beare for his continued support and confidence in Yantai Raffles Shipyard. Our excellent relationship with Klyne Tugs will continue for many years to come.

ABG Awarded Repeat Order from GACL

ABG Shipyard Ltd shipyard has won a repeat order from Gujarat Ambuja Cements Limited. With this new order the Company has an Order Book. ABG Shipyard nnounced the order for construction of a Self Loading and Unloading vessel of 4,000 DWT Bulk Cements Carrier at a price of $9m. Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd., currently owns 7 vessels, all built by ABG Shipyard Ltd in the past. With this order it will increase the number of vessels to 8 for Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd. The length of the vessel is 97 Meter. The delivery period for the vessel is by 30th June, 2008. With the above order in terms of INR approximately Rs.45 Crores for one confirmed vessel

Larsen & Toubro Wins 70m Shipbuilding Order

According to reports, Indian engineering and construction firm Larsen & Toubro Ltd said it has won a repeat order worth over $70m to build two ships for Netherlands-based RollDock BV. The Dutch shipping company has also signed an agreement that includes options for more vessels of the same series to be built later this year, which will be delivered by May 2010, L&T said in a release. L&T entered the shipbuilding business in April 2006, by securing an order from the Dutch firm. Source: AFX News Limited

Sembcorp's PPL Shipyard Gets Another Perisai Jack-up Order

A Sembcorp  Pacific-class rig: Photo courtesy of the shipyard

Sembcorp Marine's subsidiary PPL Shipyard has secured a repeat order to build a third Pacific Class 400 jack-up rig worth US$211.5-million from Perisai (L) Inc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Perisai Petroleum Teknologi Bhd. Scheduled for delivery in the third quarter of 2016, this third jack-up rig will be built based on PPL Shipyard’s proprietary Pacific Class 400 design with similar specification as the first and second jack-up rig units, named Perisai Pacific 101 and Perisai Pacific 102.

Singapore's Sembcorp Gets Perisai(L) Rig Contract

Sembcorp Marine's PPL Shipyard secures a repeat order for a jack-up rig worth US$208-million from Perisai (L) Inc. The second jack-up rig ordered by Perisai (L) Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Perisai Petroleum Teknologi Bhd., will be built based on PPL Shipyard’s proprietary Pacific Class 400 design with similar specification to the first jack-up unit, now named Perisai Pacific 101, secured in May 2012. Incorporating the latest drilling equipment for improved drilling efficiency, offline handling features and simultaneous operations support, this high specification rig is capable of operating in deeper waters of 400 feet and drilling high pressure and high temperature wells to depths of 30,000 feet.

Wärtsilä Repeat Orders from Russia

Photo courtesy Wärtsilä Corporation

Wärtsilä has received several orders for propulsion systems from Russian organizations recently. The most recent contracts include repeat orders for integrated electro-propulsion packages for new state-owned Multipurpose Salvage Vessels, which are part of a national program to develop Russia's transportation system over the next five years. Last year, Wärtsilä was contracted to deliver an integrated electro-propulsion package for a state-owned Multipurpose Salvage Vessel (MPSV) being built at the Nevsky Shipyard in Schlisselburg, close to St Petersburg.

Repeat Orders for Wärtsilä 6L64 Engines

Wärtsilä Corporation has received repeat orders for the Wärtsilä 64, the company’s powerful medium-speed diesel engine. Four Wärtsilä 6L64 engines were ordered at the beginning of this year by the Polish shipbuilder Stocznia Szczecinska Nowa Sp.z o.o. as main engines for four 18,900 tdw multi-purpose vessels recently contracted by the Dutch shipowner Spliethoff Bevrachtningskantoor B.V. These vessels, which are repeats of the 10 S-class vessels delivered in 1999-2000 to the same owner, four of which were built by Stocznia Szczecinska in Poland, three by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. , and three by Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co. Ltd in Japan. The latest four newbuildings are expected to be delivered between April 2004 and April 2005.

Xin Yue Feng: Growth with a Range of Vessels

The Cummins Swissco Garnet powered by a pair of Cummins a pair of Cummins KTA50-M2 mains producing a total of 3,200 HP.

From the four-story office tower, housing 100 technical engineers and administration staff, to the 65,000-square-meter yard with extensive fabrication and machine shops and a huge dry dock, the Xin Yue Feng Shipyard has been building every more sophisticated vessels. Although the majority of the yards work is in steel, they maintain a set of skilled aluminum workers as well. In mid-March this group was building a small aluminum service vessel for a Singapore customer. Over in the yards assembly and launch dock…

ASL Wins $91m in Contracts

ASL Marine Holdings won three new shipbuilding contracts worth $91m from repeat customers based in , Energy Current reported. The first contract with Belgian group DEDE is for a 12,860 KW self-propelled cutter suction dredger with a barge loading facility and a total installed power of about 13,000 KW.  The two other contracts are repeat orders from an unidentified European customer for two units of emergency response and rescue vessels.  The vessels will be deployed in the to support offshore oil and gas exploration and production activities. The three vessels are scheduled for delivery in 2010. 

CDP Gets Six Shipbuilding Orders

According to www.dailynews.lk, Colombo Dockyards Plc (CDP) was able to secure six shipbuilding orders Greatship (India) Limited worth over US $110 million following the building of its largest anchor handling tug supply vessel to the company, yesterday. CDP which has undertaken 33 per cent of shipbuilding work of Greatship India conforms to all international ship building standards. This is the first of an order for two anchor handling tug supply vessels ordered by the company and will have further repeat orders is the first time that CDP built such a large vessel and this would be a stepping stone to go for major ship building activities by the company to compete with other international companies.

Grandweld to Build Third Crewboat for Khalid Faraj

Grandweld Shipyards secured a repeat order worth $5 million (USD) to build a 42-meter aluminum crewboat for Khalid Faraj Shipping. This is the third order received by Grandweld from Khalid Faraj over the last five months. The contract signing took place at Middle East Workboats Conference and Exhibition held in Abu Dhabi on October 1, 2013. Jamal Abki, general manager if Grandweld Shipyards, explained, the 42-meter fast aluminum boat is based on Grandweld’s existing design. The vessel is capable of reaching speeds upwards of 26 knots.

Rolls-Royce Wins Italian Shipyard Order

Rolls-Royce has signed an £18 million contract with Italian shipyard Rosetti Marino S.p.A for the design and delivery of an integrated power & propulsion and equipment system for an anchor handling vessel. The vessel will be built for Augusta Offshore S.p.A and is a repeat order of a Rolls-Royce UT 712 CD due to be delivered in June from the same yard. Due for delivery in mid 2014, the high tech vessel is specially designed and equipped for handling anchors and mooring lines in water up to 2000 metres deep. The vessel is also equipped to undertake oil recovery, fire fighting, stand by and rescue duties. Rolls-Royce will also supply the main engines, propulsion systems and gear, tunnel thrusters, rudders, deck machinery, electrical systems as well as automation and control systems.

KMSS Wins Contract

Kongsberg Maritime Ship Systems (KMSS) has secured the contract to supply an Inland Waterway Simulator to the NOVA College – Shipping, Transport and Logistics Unit based in Ijmuiden, Netherlands. KMSS and NOVA College enjoy a strong business relationship, which has been strengthened further by this repeat order. KMSS has previously delivered two Polaris systems and an engine room simulator to the college and the flexible product and the customer support program that KMSS offers will keep the NOVA College simulation facility updated throughout it’s entire life-span. The Simulator includes 3 typical inland waterway cubicles all running the latest version of Polaris Bridge Simulation software from KMSS, which will be connected to the existing network. simulator technology.

Dubai's Grandweld Shipyard to Build Zamil Crewboat

Grandweld Shipyards has been awarded a repeat order from Zamil Offshore, to build a new 33.5M fast aluminum crew boat. This will be Zamil’s fourth order to Grandweld Shipyards after the successful delivery of three sister vessels in 2012. The new vessel will be based on Grandweld’s in –house superior design, and will be powered by 3 high speed diesel engines driving 3 fixed pitch propellers to produce speeds in excess of 25 knots. The 33.5M will be designed and built according to the classification rules and requirements of Bureau Veritas for Aluminum vessels. The vessel will be utilized to transport personnel and support offshore oil & gas operations. According to the contract, the vessel is scheduled for delivery in June 2014.  

Mazagon Docks to Make 3 more Scorpene-Class Subs

Photo: Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders

Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited has approached the Indian Navy with a repeat order for three Scorpene-class submarines, reports The Hindu Businessline. The leading shipyard of the country has  French shipbuilder DCNS as its technology partner for the Scorpene submarines. Like the first six Scorpenes, the three new submarines would also be manufactured at the Mumbai site, and would be equipped with a new anaerobic propulsion system (AIP) developed by the DRDO. The report says that six Scorpene submarines were ordered in 2005…

VOSTA LMG Contract for Dredgers

Mohammed Alsarraf (l) and Willem Misdorp (r)

The key laying of two CSD’s 500 will take place on Thursday June 2 in Sharjah (UAE). VOSTA LMG signed a contract with Jordan Modern Industries (JMI) for supply of two CSD’s 500 in March 2011. The two dredgers will be built at APT Global Marine services LCC, and will be used by the Ministry Of Water Resources / Directorate of Executing Rivers Dredging Works (Iraq) after delivery. The turnkey project is a repeat order of the CSD 500 for JMI, which is currently successfully operating in Iraq. Concurrently, VOSTA LMG is building two CSD’s of the type 600 S for JMI.   Source: VOSTA LMG

India Plans for Six New Subs

India has begun the hunt for six more submarines to add to the six being built at Mazagon Docks under the mammoth Rs 18,798-crore Scorpene project, according to a report in the Times of India. "We are now actively looking at the second line of submarines after the Scorpenes. The contenders for the six new submarines could include the German HDW and Russian Amur submarines, with the French Scorpenes also being in the reckoning for a repeat order. At present, India has 16 conventional diesel-electric submarines — 10 Russian Kilo-class, four German HDW-class and two very-old Foxtrot-class vessels. The Scorpene project, under which the six submarines will roll out between 2012 and 2017…

Konecranes Wins Order from U.K. Port

In September, The Bristol Port Company made a repeat order of a second type of crane is approximately $7.8m. The crane will be delivered to the Royal Portbury Dock in Bristol, U.K. in September 2007. The Bristol Port Company is a major deep-water port favorably located next to the huge consumer markets of the Midlands, London, and the fast growing markets of South and South West Wales. The port is designed to accommodate Cape-sized vessels with up to 130,000 tons dead weight, and the new investment in Konecranes Grab Unloader will further increase the ship unloading capacity of coal and animal feedstuffs at the Portbury Dock. The crane has a lifting capacity of 28 tonnes and an unloading capacity of 1,200 tons per hour.

Marine Jet Power Awarded Repeat Order for Korean Navy

Photo: MJP

Marine Jet Power has been awarded a repeat order to supply waterjets to another 3 units Patrol Killer Experimental (PKX-B) fast attack craft for the Korean Navy. Last year, South Korean shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction (HHIC) launched the first unit which is currently undergoing sea trials. The propulsion system comprises a MJP 950 single drive and MJP 650 double drive waterjet installation. Powered by General Electric's 12 000 hp LM 500 gas-turbine engines and Caterpillar Marine's 1 900 hp CAT C32 diesel engines in a combined diesel and gas turbine configuration…

Interior Refit for Cunard's Queen Victoria

Queen Vic Exterior (Photo: Cunard)

McCue Crafted Fit secured a repeat order from Cunard to refit the shops and art gallery on board its luxury liner, Queen Victoria. This follows the remastering of aspects of the Queen Mary 2 (QM2) in Hamburg, Germany in 2016. The £34 million ($43 million) refit comprises of an upgraded and increased choice of staterooms, new Britannia Club dining, a broader and more distinct bar offering, a transformed sun deck, enhanced retail areas and relocated new larger art gallery. On the May 5…

Satellite Operator Orders Orbit’s Maritime Satcom Platform

Orbit Communications Systems Ltd., a provider of precision tracking-based communications solutions and airborne communications management systems, announced that a global NGSO (Non-Geostationary Satellite Orbit) satellite operator placed a repeat order worth $645,000 for its OceanTRx 7-500 Ka-band maritime satellite communications platform. Delivery of the system, which will provide continuous broadband connectivity via satellite aboard cruise ships, is expected in 2017. “We put a lot into our relationships and deals like this prove it,” commented Eitan Livneh, Orbit’s CEO. OceanTRx 7 is a maritime satcom platform supporting a variety of 2.2-meter stabilized antenna system configurations in C, Ku, X and Ka bands.

Alstom Wins Repeat Order For Cable Layer

The Marine and Offshore division of Alstom Drives & Controls has been awarded a contract by James Fisher & Sons to provide a replacement power management, alarm and monitoring system for installation on the C/S Nexus cable layer. This is the second such order for Alstom from James Fisher, who granted the company a contract in 1993 for the supply and installation of a DPS901 Simplex Dynamic Positioning System onboard the same vessel. The new power management system utilizes the same hardware as the positioning system, complementing the Alstom equipment already in use of the C/S Nexus.

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