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Demand for FSRUs Soars as Europe Works to Cut Reliance on Russian Gas

Jun 21, 2022

Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, European countries have escalated efforts to wean themselves off Russian gas. FSRUs increasingly are in demand to fill the gap.Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, European countries have escalated efforts to wean themselves off Russian gas, citing a desire to avoid contributing to Russia's budget, avoid paying for gas in roubles as Russia demands, and diversify their gas supply alternatives…

Taiwan Ship Design, Shipbuilding Bolstered by High Tien Offshore Newbuild Plan

Jun 20, 2022

High Tien Offshore, a Taiwanese company that specializes in offshore wind marine engineering services, announced its collaboration with Ship and Ocean Industries R&D Center (SOIC) and Jong Shyn Shipbuilding (JSS) to build offshore vessels.“In…

Marine Design: New Offshore Support Vessel Range from Chartwell

Jun 15, 2022

U.K.-based Chartwell Marine is introducing its expanded range of offshore energy support vessel (OESV) designs ahead of Seawork 2022 this month.The new design range, spanning classes A to D outlined below, offers a foundation for the integration…

Korean Shipbuilder Can't Accept New FSRU Orders as Capacity Full

Jun 02, 2022

Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) has mostly filled its order book for the next 2-1/2 years as the pandemic drove demand for container ships, leaving little room to meet the needs of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector, a senior company executive said…

MEO Group Orders Five Crew Boats from Penguin

May 24, 2022

Singapore-based offshore vessel owner MEO Group has ordered five new crew boats, as part of a fleet rejuvenation programThe company ordered the vessels from Singapore's Penguin Shipyard International. Based on Penguin's proprietary Flex-42X and Flex-40X designs…

CNOOC Awards $2.4B Contracts for Construction of 12 LNG Carriers

May 05, 2022

China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC) has awarded 16 billion yuan ($2.42 billion) worth of contracts to build 12 liquefied natural gas tankers, the largest of their kind in the country, the company said on Thursday.China is the world's largest buyer of the super-chilled gas…

NYK, CNOOC Sign Long-term Charters for Six LNG Carriers

May 02, 2022

Japanese shipping and logistics firm NYK has signed a long-term time-charter contract with CNOOC Gas and Power Singapore Trading & Marketing Pte. Ltd. for six liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers, in addition to a shipbuilding contract for the vessels with Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co…

ADNOC L&S Orders Two LNG Carriers from China's Jiangnan Shipyard

Apr 12, 2022

ADNOC Logistics & Services, the shipping and maritime logistics arm of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), has ordered two newbuild 175,000 cubic meter LNG carriers that will join its fleet in 2025. 'The new LNG vessels will be crucial enablers of ADNOC’s 2030 growth strategy…

Green Jade Offshore Installation Vessel Launched in Taiwan

Apr 05, 2022

An official launching ceremony for the Green Jade DP3 heavy lift and installation vessel, the first such vessel built in Taiwan, was held at CSBC’s shipyard in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.The news was shared by the Belgian offshore installation firm DEME Offshore…

Keppel Offshore & Marine, Sembcorp Marine Working on Merger

Mar 31, 2022

Keppel Corp's offshore and marine (O&M) arm and smaller rival Sembcorp Marine are working towards having an agreement over their business unification in place by the end of April, the companies said on Thursday.The companies had first announced…

Building a Battery Hybrid SOV is the Aim of Vallianz, Royal IHC MOU

Mar 29, 2022

Vallianz Holdings Limited entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Royal IHC to design and build a next generation service operation vessel (SOV) to support offshore wind farms.Designed by Royal IHC, the battery hybrid SOV will house advanced levels of integration and autonomy…

Marco Polo Marine, Seatech Solutions Move to Develop Offshore Wind Service Vessels

Mar 16, 2022

Singapore-based offshore shipping, shipbuilding, and ship maintenance company Marco Polo Marine has partnered up with green tech ship design company Seatech Solutions International to co-develop two new specialized offshore wind service, operation…

High Tien Offshore, Jong Shyn Shipbuilding to Build Taiwanese CTVs

Mar 07, 2022

High Tien Offshore (HTO) signed a Letter of Intent with Jong Shyn Shipbuilding (JSS) to build Taiwanese Crew Transfer Vessels (CTV) in JSS' shipyard for use in the Taiwanese offshore wind farm industry, supporting developers’ bidding for the offshore windfarms of zonal development in Round 3…

MOL Nets Charter in Russia for New Ice-breaking Condensate Carrier

Feb 11, 2022

Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has signed a charter contract for a newbuilding ice-breaking tanker that will transport condensate from the Arctic LNG 2 Project on Russia’s Gydan Peninsula.The contract was signed by a MOL subsidiary with the project company…

Strategic Marine Acquires New Shipyard in Singapore

Feb 04, 2022

Strategic Marine announced it has completed the acquisition of a significantly larger shipbuilding facility in Singapore in a move intended to boost the company's shipbuilding capacity and product range.Strategic Marine has acquired the fixed…

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