Wuhan Marine Machinery Plant, a subsidiary of China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), has signed contract with PowerChina Huadong Engineering Corporation Limited to construct a 55-metres deep water self-jack up exploration platform.

While Cosco Shipping’s massive investment plan for the port of Piraeus is not yet ancient history it is certainly under threat of becoming part of Greece’s modern history.

Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding is to co-operate with two of the world’s leading classification societies DNV GL and Bureau Veritas (BV) to jointly develop LNG market.

A steel-cutting ceremony was held at Damen Yichang Shipyard, China, for the first in a planned series of short-sea LNG Bunker vessels to be built for Eesti Gaas of Estonia.

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).

Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), through its two subsidiaries, have clinched marine contracts worth a combined value of approximately SGD300m ($219m).

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.

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