Singapore’s Keppel Corporation has clinched a $425m order from Norway’s Awilco Drilling to construct a mid-water semi-submersible harsh environment drilling rig.
Singapore shipyard group Sembcorp Marine (Sembmarine) is set to cease operation its Tanjong Kling Shipyard at year end, formerly Jurong Shipyard, as it consolidates business at its Tuas Boulevard mega-yard.
UAE-headquartered shipyard Lamprell is set to build the first two jack-up rigs for Saudi mega-yard International Maritime Industries (IMI).
State-owned Power Construction Corporation of China (PowerChina) hs announced its has won the bid for the costruction of marine facilities for the mega-shipyard King Salman International Complex.
H.E. Dr Abdulla Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of UAE Infrastructure and Chairman of the UAE Federal Transport Authority, was announced as winner of the Global Maritime Community Award during the 15th anniversary Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa on Sunday night, 28 October 2018.
Offshore shipyard Lamprell in the Middle East is seeing a steady stream of refurbishment work pointing to a positive trend in the offshore rig market.