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Aker Solutions Wins North Sea Contracts

Norwegian oil services firm Aker Solutions won two offshore contracts, including a 120 million pound ($188.82 million) deal to provide engineering, construction and commissioning services on Statoil's Mariner development in the UK, it said on Monday. The firm also won a two-year contract extension worth 360 million Norwegian crowns for asset integrity management work at 11 offshore and three onshore locations for Statoil in Norway. Reporting by Balazs Koranyi

Israel Shipyard Wins $50m Contract

Israel Shipyards won two contracts, worth over $50 million, to build four general cargo ships for two European customers, according to a report on www.port2port.com. Israel Shipyards Ltd (ISL) has specialized in military shipbuilding. The first customer ordered two ships which will be employed by European cement manufacturers the second, a shipping company which operate some 50 vessels of similar size. The four 90 meters long vessels on order, are classified as dwt 4,500 bulk vessels which can transport , in addition to ordinary bulk cargo, heavy and oversize cargoes.

Labroy Wins Contracts Worth $47m

Singapore's Labroy Marine said it had won two shipbuilding orders for two platform supply vessels from a German customer worth a total of $47.2m scheduled for delivery in 2009. Source: Reuters

SHI Wins $200 in Contracts

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) reportedly has won two shipbuilding orders in Europe worth $200 million. Samsung will build a passenger ferry for Norfolkline Shipping B.V in the Netherlands and two crude oil carriers for Norway's Viken Shipping A.S.

Korea Shipbuilder Wins Order for 8 Very Large Gas Carriers

LNG carrier: File photo cr. Gazprom

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd (DSME) has won two orders worth a total of US$640-million to build eight very large gas carriers (VLGCs) for two unidentified Asia-based firms reports Reuters. The South Korean shipbuilder said in a statement both firms had ordered four gas carriers each, all expected delivery to be completed by the second half of 2016. In related news, DSME recently issued the following listing for investors showing its 2014 orders and backlog. Souces: DSME, Reuters    

Pan-United Marine Wins $64m Contracts

Pan-United Marine , a Singapore shipbuilder, has won two shipbuilding contracts worth a total of $64m. Delivery of the vessels is expected to be at the end of 2009, Pan-United said.

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

ST Engineering Wins $60m Shipbuilding Contracts

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) reports that its marine arm, ST Marine, has won two shipbuilding contracts worth about $60m from Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd (SPO), a wholly owned subsidiary of Swire Pacific Limited. These contracts to build and outfit two Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) vessels, measuring 92m by 22m, are in addition to the existing shipbuilding contract with SPO, announced in June 2011 for four AHTS vessels. For these contracts, SPO will supply a larger proportion of the major equipment for ST Marine’s integration and installation. Construction will commence in 2013. These two AHTS will adopt the latest Dynamic Positioning technology and will be Special Purpose Ship 2008 compliant.

Aker Solutions Wins Drilling Equipment Contracts

Aker Solutions has won two contracts to supply complete drilling equipment packages for two new deepwater drilling units that are being built by Cosco, the Chinese shipbuilding company. The combined value of the contracts is about $195 million, and includes options for a further two units. "These contracts underline our attractive offering in the deepwater drilling market. Current tender activity is high, and we are pleased to see that our position in the deepwater market is competitive…

Oceaneering Announces Hurricane Damage Services Contracts

Oceaneering International, Inc. won two contracts from BP Americas Production Company (BP) to provide vessel and remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) to support hurricane damage-related platform decommissioning operations. Under terms of each contract, Oceaneering will provide a dynamically positioned ROV support vessel equipped with three ROVs -- two work class and one observation class. The vessels will be the Ocean Intervention III, formerly named the Island Ranger, and the Maersk Attender. Both contracts have initial terms of one year and commence May 2007 and June 2007, respectively. At the end of the initial terms, BP has two consecutive one- year options to extend these contracts.

KMY Wins Two-Ship Order From RCL

Kvaerner Masa Yards won a $1.09 billion contract to build two ships for Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL). The Eagle-type cruise ships are scheduled to be ready for delivery in 2002 and 2003. "The intentional agreement has been signed under the conditions that the yard can finance construction of the ships," Kvaerner said. "Even though Kvaerner has decided to pull out of shipbuilding and concentrate its operations in other fields -- and the process to find a new ownership structure for Kvaerner Masa Yards is ongoing-- we welcome the deal," Kvaerner Chief Executive Kjell Almskog said. Almskog said the deal boosted the yard's current order book to 19.9 billion crowns from 10.8 billion crowns.

Huntington Ingalls wins USN Carrier Deals

Photo USN

Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc on Friday won two contracts worth a combined $4.3 billion to complete design work and construction of the USS John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier, the Pentagon said in its daily digest of major weapons contracts. The first contract, a fixed-price deal with an incentive fee, was worth $3.4 billion for design and construction work on the new warship, and runs through June 2022. A second contract, a cost-plus contract with an incentive fee, was worth $941 million and is a modification of a previously awarded contract.

Hyundai RoRo Equipment Contracts for TTS

Norway's TTS Marine wins two contracts from Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries to supply RoRo ramps and doors TTS Marine AS, Bergen has through its subsidiary Company TTS Marine AB in Gothenburg, Sweden entered into two contracts with shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries for delivery of RoRo equipment being doors & ramps totaling a value of 49 MNOK. Deliveries will take place respectfully in 2012 & 2013. Bergen-headquartered TTS is a global enterprise that designs, develops and supplies equipment for the marine and oil and gas industries. The operations are split into three separate divisions: Marine, Offshore Handling Equipment and Port and Logistics. TTS is one of the top three largest suppliers in its specialized market segments.  

Smit Reports Growth

In the first half of 2007 the Division won two major long-term contracts. A 25-year contract will be carried out in a joint venture involving the provision of 4 tugs for an LNG terminal in Italy. This contract will start contributing in the second half of 2008. In addition, a long-term contract was acquired in Angola. This contract will start contributing towards the end of 2007. Part of the activities in Gabon, which were carried out with an (aged) river fleet, were divested. The sale of these activities generated one-time income of EUR 1.4 million after deducting reorganisation costs. Against this, the result of the Terminals Division includes a one-time expense of approximately EUR 1.0 million in relation to employee benefits in Nigeria. A new contract was started in Equatorial Guinea.

Damco Wins Two BIFA Awards

Photo: Damco

Held on January 16, 2014 in London, Global freight forwarder and logistics services provider Damco has won two awards at the event of the British International Freight Association – BIFA Awards. The Damco U.K. team was chosen best in two categories - The Environment Award and Young Freight Forwarder Award. The jury chose Damco, as the team exhibited a range of initiatives that scope extends beyond their own organization, including reporting of the carbon footprint to their customers and demonstrating total transparency.

Moose Boats Wins Six-Boat Navy Deal

Moose Boats won two contracts from the U.S. Navy to build six more Moose 340C Catamaran Patrol Boats. The contract totals approximately $2.9 million, and the first boat is scheduled to be delivered in January 2005. 380 hp turbo diesels and is propelled by Hamilton 292 water jets. These vessels will be assigned to stations in San Diego, Calif. If required, the boat can be deployed at speeds over 34 knots with armament including 50 caliber and M60 machine guns. Moose Boats is currently building the 340C for the U.S. Navy under a previous six boat contract and has delivered three of these to date. The remaining three boats will be delivered by September 2004.

Keppel Corp Wins Deals Worth $80m

It has been reported that Keppel Corp has won two contracts worth a total of $80m. The contracts are for the conversion of a tanker to a floating production storage offloading or FPSO facility and the repair of another FPSO vessel. The tanker conversion is the eighth such job that Keppel is executing for Single Buoy Moorings in six years. It is expected to be completed in the third quarter of next year. The deal to repair the FPSO vessel was awarded by Petro-Canada (East Coast). The tanker conversion will be carried out by Keppel Shipyard while the FPSO repair will be handled by sister company Keppel Verolme in Rotterdam. - CNA/ch Source: Channel NewsAsia

Vietnam Builder Wins Ship Contract

The Pha Rung Shipyard Company, under the Vietnam Ship Building Industry Corporation (Vinashin), on Oct. 9 signed a contract to build five ships for the Forturne Marine Company of the Republic of Korea (RoK), according to a report from the Vietnam News Agency. This contract is significant, as it is Vinashin's first contract to export ships to the RoK. The 110 x 8.2 m, 6,500-ton ships will each cost approximately $11 million. Work for building the first ship is scheduled to begin in late 2005, with the ship transferred to the RoK 18 months later. After successfully building the 6,300-toe ship, Cai Lan 2, the Pha Rung Shipyard Company has won two consecutive contracts to build eight ships to be exported to the United Kingdom and five others to the RoK.-Enditem.

A&P Falmouth Books Busy March

A&P Falmouth, part of the A&P Group, has won two significant orders for March, 2004. The first involves the 31,290 dwt containership Safmarine Europe, which is part of Safmarine’s Great White fleet. The vessel, due on March 12th, will be in the shipyard for 24 days, work including underwater hull cleaning and painting, refurbishment of three deck cranes and renewal of approximately 40 tonnes of steel in the peak tank, deep tank, wing tank and double bottom tanks, cargo holds (including cell guides), hatch covers and shell plating. The second contract is from Sweden’s DFDS Tor Line involving the 8,696 dwt freight ferry Tor Anglia, which operates out of Felixstowe.

Kongsberg Inks Simulator Deal with BP

Kongsberg Maritime won two contracts for the delivery of ASSETT Engineering and Operator Training Simulators for the Valhall and Ula-Tambar fields in Norway. The simulators will be delivered in 2006. will be integrated with the ABB Safety and Automation System. "ASSETT enables our customers to optimize their production and train their operators for these conditions," said Sales Manager for Process Simulation in Norway, Chris Ruigrok of Kongsberg.

Port of New Bedford Awaits Security Equipment

With nearly $2m in federal port security funding awarded to New Bedford, Mass., Port officials are expected to purchase a range of security equipment . The Port of New Bedford won two grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Port Security Grant Program. The first grant of $918,256 was awarded in 2007, and the second one of $948,177 was awarded in spring 2008. Neither grant has been released to the city due to a post-award review process related to environmental and historical preservation compliance guidelines, according to FEMA officials and Kristin Decas, executive director of the New Bedford Harbor Development Commission (HDC).

Kongsberg Maritime Awarded Simulator Contracts by BP Norway

Ula-Tambar fields in Norway. The simulators will be delivered in 2006. will be integrated with the ABB Safety and Automation System. industry, in addition to a large number of dynamic simulation studies.

Island Oil & Gas Wins Two New Licenses

Island Oil and Gas PLC said it has been granted two new licenses offshore Ireland. One license covers blocks in the Southern Slyne Trough. Island Oil, the designated operator, and Lundin Petroleum AB will each hold a 50 percent interest in the newly named Inishmore Licence. The second award is the newly named Inishowen licence in the Donegal Basin. Again, Island is the designated operator with a 40 pct stake, while Lundin will hold 40 pct and Endeavour Energy 20 pct. Source: Lifestyle Extra

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