China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) offically opened a new logistics centre in the Yangshang free trade zone in Shanghai which will enable it to facilitate lifecycle services and flexible solutions for the entire CSSC product portfolio.

Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS), subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC), has been hit by a $19.36m arbitration claim from Singapore-based ESSM over a jack-up drilling rig contract.

Taiwan’s U-Ming Marine Transport Corporation welcomed its fourth ultramax series from Japan’s Oshima Shipbuilding following a christening and delivery ceremony held on Friday.

Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), through its wholly owned Keppel Shipyard, has clinched four contracts worth a total of SGD85m ($61.5m) for the conversion, repair and modification of vessels.

Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) has launched the largest containership ever built in China the 20,000 teu Cosco Shipping Taurus.

Stena Drilling’s affiliate Stena Atlantic has exercised its right to terminate a semi-submersible drilling unit construction contract with South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI).

China’s shipyard Shanhaiguan New Shipbuilding Industry has been hit by a cancellation for three out of four jack-up rigs ordered by Falcon Energy Group (FEG) in 2013.

Cosco (Qidong) Offshore and Sevan Drilling have agreed to a fourth extension over the delivery of a newbuild drilling rig named the Sevan Developer.

Singapore’s shipyard group Sembcorp Marine has penned a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Italy’s De Nora for the supply and installation of De Nora’s ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) at its yards.

Marco Polo Marine has won a temporary protection order for its Indonesian shipyard as it seeks to restructure the Batam-based subsidiary.

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