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Friday, January 19, 2018

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JES Inks $1 Billion USD Newbuilding Deal

Mainboard-listed JES International Holdings Limited announced that the Group has successfully secured contract plus options worth close to US$1.0 billion, continuing on their successive contract wins earlier in 2014. “We are pleased to announce that we have just secured our largest contract to date, marking our fourth contract win in under 5 months. We have witnessed higher level of activities in the shipbuilding sector and we are optimistic that our world class yard will have us well-poised to further tap on more opportunities emerging from this trend. Going forward, we will continue to seek for more opportunities in order to maintain our order winning momentum.” Mr.

China Shipyards Secure US$380-Million Contracts for COSCO

COSCO (Zhoushan) Shipyard: Image courtesy of COSCO

1. COSCO (Dalian) Shipyard Co. Ltd has secured contracts from a Bermuda company for two LeTourneau Super 116E jackup drilling rigs, scheduled for delivery in 1H2016 and 2H2016 respectively. The same buyer has also secured options for two additional jackup drilling rigs. 2. COSCO (Zhoushan) Shipyard Co. Ltd has been contracted to build a dry bulk carrier of 64,000dwt for a European buyer, with delivery scheduled in the second half of 2014. The COSCO Group adds that barring  any unforeseen circumstances…

CMM Orders Five OSRVs for Petrobras Work

Image: Damen

Compagnie Maritime Monégasque SAM (CMM) has secured contracts with Petrobras Brazil to charter five newbuild fast oil spill response vessels (OSRVs) with a new fuel-efficient Damen axe-bow design. CMM has secured contracts with Petrobras to charter five newbuild fast oil spill response vessels using a new fuel-efficient Sea Axe design by Damen Shipyards Group, allowing the vessel to reach offshore oil platforms in half the time it takes traditional oil spill response vessels. Three vessels will start operating by end of December 2015 and two by end of June 2016.

Tugs, PSV Ordered from Singapore-based Shipbuilder

ASL Marine Holdings Ltd., a marine group engaged in shipbuilding, ship-repair and conversion, as well as ship chartering, has secured contracts worth S$132.5 million for the construction of five vessels. The vessels comprised four 75-tonne bollard-pull Diesel Electric Hybrid Azimuth Stern Drive Tugs and one Platform Supply Vessel, scheduled for delivery between the fourth quarter of 2013 and the fourth quarter of 2014. Separately, the Group’s ship-repair division also secured conversion and upgrading works for two drilling rigs. ASL Marine owns and operates shipyards in Singapore, Batam (Indonesia) and Guangdong (China), providing a comprehensive range of marine engineering services spanning myriad sectors/ industries.

ASL Marine Secures New Contracts

ASL Marine has secured new shipbuilding contracts. The contracts are for the construction of six Anchor Handling Towing/ Supply Vessels, which are used to tow and anchor oil rig platforms as well as other support services. Five of the units are expected to be completed in 2009, and the remaining unit in early 2010. Just three weeks ago, ASL Marine announced it had secured contracts for one unit of Heavy Lift cum Pipelay Vessel and six units of Rotor Tugs. Source: CNA

Yangzijiang Shipping Wins $409.7M Shipbuilding Deals

China-based shipbuilder Yangzijiang Shipping (Holdings) Ltd. said it has secured contracts worth $409.7m to build 13 container vessels for delivery between 2010 and 2011. It currently has $4.94b worth of contracts on hand, $2.9b dollars of which was secured during the first nine months of the year. Yangzijiang was among the three foreign stocks that were included in the revamped Straits Times Index. [Source: Thomson Financial]

FPSO Contract for COSCO

COSCO Corp. (Singapore) secures contract to construct a Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) vessel in China. COSCO Nantong Shipyard Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of the Company’s 51% owned subsidiary, COSCO Shipyard Group Co. Ltd., has secured a contract valued over US$ 370-million from a European company to build a FPSO. The FPSO will measure 78 meters in diameter, 32 meters high and will have a storage capacity of up to 400,000 barrels of oil. The vessel is scheduled for delivery in June 2015.

SIS Secures Contract With Destination Gotland

Star Information Systems (SIS), a provider of integrated fleet management software, has secured a further contract with Destination Gotland for the supply of software systems onboard the company's two Ropax newbuildings. The contract comes shortly after the Swedish shipping company upgraded four of its five vessels with fleet management software from SIS.

Smedvig Secures Contract for T-9 in Malaysia

The tender rig T-9, in which Smedvig owns 49 percent, has been awarded a contract extension by ExxonMobil in Malaysia. The production drilling assignment has a duration of three years. Commencement of operations is scheduled in mid-January 2006, in direct continuation of the existing contract. The estimated contract value is approximately $66 million. ExxonMobil has the right to terminate the contract after one year.

Seadrill Secures Contract in Indonesia

Seadrill has been awarded a letter of intent by ConocoPhillips for development drilling in Indonesia. The contract has a duration of three years with commencement scheduled for the fourth quarter 2008/first quarter 2009. Estimated contract value is approximately $178m. Seadrill has the option to use either West Berani or West Setia for this assignment. The final contract is subject to agreement on contractual terms as well as Indonesian governmental approval. Source: Scanoil

Seadrill Secures Contract for West Hercules

Seadrill has been awarded a contract by Husky Oil China Ltd. on the Chinese continental slope for the deepwater semi-submersible drilling rig West Hercules. The contract has a firm duration of three years with estimated contract value of approximately $580m, including mobilization fee. West Hercules is currently under construction at Daewoo Shipyard in South Korea and is scheduled for delivery in the second quarter 2008.

Seadrill Secures Contract for Jack-Up

Seadrill has been awarded a contract by an Indonesian subsidiary of Serica Energy for the jack-up Seadrill 5. The drilling contract includes four wells offshore Indonesia and commencement is scheduled in direct continuation of the rig's prevailing commitment. The contract value is approximately $22m.

OSI Secures Contracts

Offshore Systems International Ltd. has won new contracts for more than $341,467to immediately additional Royal Danish Navy ships with electronic chart navigation systems. OSI won its first open international win and major NATO contract outside of Canada in August 2001 with the Royal Danish Navy. In each year since the initial contract, OSI has received follow-on orders for additional services, upgrades or new equipment from the Navy.

Labroy Marine Secures Contract

Labroy Marine Ltd. announced that the company's Singapore subsidiary Labroy Shipbuilding And Engineering Pte Ltd has signed a shipbuilding contract worth $34,575,000m for the construction of one unit of 30,000 DWT self discharging cement carrier scheduled to be delivered in March 2008. This shipbuilding contract is not expected to have any material effect on the earnings per share and net tangible assets per share of Labroy Group in the current year.

Smedvig Secures Contract for West Alpha

Smedvig has been awarded a letter of intent by Shell U.K. Exploration and Production for a drilling assignment for the fourth-generation semi-submersible drilling rig West Alpha. The contract is for drilling of a HPHT (high-pressure-high-temperature) exploration well in the UK sector of the North Sea. The drilling period is estimated to approximately 110 days, and the contract value is $13 million. Start-up of operations is scheduled for August 2002.

Smedvig Secures Contract for the Newbuild T-10

Smedvig has been awarded a letter of intent by Carigali Triton in Malaysia for the self-erecting tender rig T-10, currently under construction in Malaysia. The production drilling assignment has a duration of approximately three years, and the contract value is estimated to US$ 84 million. Commencement of operations is scheduled subsequent to delivery at the end of the second quarter 2007.

Aker Yards Secures Contracts for Diving Support Vessels

Aker Yards ASA said it won an order from DOF ASA for a diving support vessel (DSV), and a contract from DOFCON ASA and Technip for a second DSV. For DOF, Aker Yards will build a DSV based on Aker Yards' Aker DSV06 design, while the other DSV will be to the Aker OSCV-06L DSV design. Source: Forbes

DOF Subsea Win Multiple Offshore Contracts

Skandi Hercules: Photo credit DOF Subsea

DOF Subsea AS secures contracts in Asia, Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico regions with total value of about US$50-million. In the Asia Pacific Region DOF Subsea have secured several new contracts and extension of existing contracts with a total contract value of about US$ 20-million. The contract award will increase the utilisation of the region’s vessels Geobay, Skandi Singapore and Skandi Hercules. In the Atlantic region DOF Subsea have been awarded several new contracts and extension of existing contracts with a total contract value of USD 24 millions.

COSCO Corpn Wins $ 230 mi Contracts

1. COSCO (Qidong) Offshore Co., Ltd Contract from a Singapore entity to build one (1) Floating Accommodation Unit (FAU) scheduled for delivery in 1Q2017. The buyer has also secured options for five (5) additional FAUs. 2. COSCO (Dalian) Shipyard Co., Ltd The contract under the first option cited in the announcement dated 12 September 2013 to build one (1) 21,000DWT Module Carrier for a European company has been rendered effective. The vessel is scheduled for delivery in 2Q2016. Save for their respective shareholdings in the Company, none of the directors or controlling shareholders of the Company has any interest, direct or indirect in the contracts.

Keppel Secures New Contracts

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) has secured contracts worth over $20.7 million through its overseas subsidiaries for the upgrade and repair of three semisubmersibles (semis). One of these contracts, secured in the Netherlands, is for the inspection and repair of a semi accommodation rig, COSLRIVAL (ex-Port Reval), from China Oilfield Services Limited. K&O plans to upgrade COSLRIVAL’s electrical switchboards and piping systems and overhaul its marine equipment and deck crane reinforcement.

Keppel O&M Clinches More Contracts

Photo courtesy Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd

Keppel Offshore & Marin Ltd (Keppel O&M), through its subsidiaries, Keppel Shipyard Limited (Keppel Shipyard) and Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS), has secured contracts worth $114.8m for a Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel conversion, a Derrick Lay Barge completion and the life extension of a semisubmersible rig. Tong Chong Heong, CEO of Keppel O&M said, “As market sentiments liven up, we are receiving more enquiries with some new contracts materialising in the last quarter of this year.

China Shipyard Wins Offshore Accommodation Contracts

COSCO Corporation's Nantonng, China shipyard secures contracts for two accommodion units valued at over US$170-million each. The contracts placed by an unspecified Singapore company are for  the conversion of two semi-completed hulls to high- end floating accommodation units ("FAUs") valued at over USD170 million each. COSCO add that the contract for the first unit is effective. The units are scheduled for delivery 24 months after the contracts are declared effective and they will make an announcement when the contract for the second unit is rendered effective in six months’ time. The contracts are not expected to have a material impact on the net tangible assets and earnings per share of the Company for the year ending 31 December 2013.

Vinashin Signs Contracts at VietShip

Reports indicate that Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (Vinashin) signed 18 contracts worth more than $400 million at VietShip in Hanoi yesterday, showing the growing interest in the country’s shipbuilding industry. Under the contracts, Vina-shin will supply three 8,700-DWT ships to Kanematsu of Japan and ten 4,600-DWT ships to Clipper of Denmark. Vinashin deputy general director Le Loc said Vinashin and the Chinese company Camso had signed a US$200-million contract to build a shipyard in the Nhon Hoi Economic Zone in the central province of Binh Dinh. Vinashin also secured contracts with the two local companies, Northern Food Corporation and Southern Food Corporation for rice shipments to the Philippines, Cuba and Scandinavian countries.

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