Euroseas has cancelled a second ultramax at Dayang Shipbuilding in China and is now headed into arbitration with the shipyard.

Returning customers and a new client have given a boost to Gibdock’s repair schedules of German ship managers in the first half of 2016, with sterling’s post Brexit depreciation also sharpening the Gibraltar yard’s competitive edge for the rest of the year.

Dutch firm OOS International Group has inked a deal to build a pair of new semi-submersible crane vessels (SSCVs) at China Merchants Industry Holdings (CMIH).

Teekay Offshore has taken a writedown of $43.7m for its second quarter financials results arising from the termination of its order for two new cylindrical flotels at China’s Cosco shipyard.

Qatar’s Nakilat-Keppel Offshore Marine (N-KOM) has strengthened its ties to Greek shipping after signing a fleet repairs agreement with Samos Steamship Company.

Singapore firefighters have extinguished a fire that broke out on a large cargo barge berthed at Sembcorp Marine shipyard in Tuas, Singapore, reports said.

Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine saw its first half profit chopped on lower contributions from rigbuilding projects, and maintained that provisions made last year for the stalled Sete Brasil contracts remained sufficient.

APM Terminals has successfully trialled a new Load Collision Prevention System (LCPS) at Bahrain’s Khalifa bin Salman Port (KBSP) and is set to roll it out across the company’s global network.

Nakilat-Keppel Offshore Marine (N-KOM) will provide fabrication services to an exclusive co-operation agreement with McDermott International to pursue offshore projects within Qatari waters.

Dubai marine and industrial engineering firm NICO International has combined its skilled “blue collar” workforce with the “white collar” nous of Danish company Global Boiler in a joint venture that is already benefitting the vast Arabian Gulf fleet. 

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