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Hyundai Heavy Bags Double VLCC Order

May 21, 2020

South Korea's shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries has secured an order to build two very large crude carriers for unnamed European shipowners.The value of the orders for two 300,000-ton VLCCs, which will be equipped with scrubbers to meet IMO emission regulations, is 200 billion South Korean Won ($162.5 million).The VLCCs will be 330 meters long, 60 meters wide, and 29.7 meters high. Hyundai Heavy…

VIDEO: BW LNG Takes Delivery of BW Pavilion Aranthera LNG Carrier

Jul 06, 2020

South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding Marine & Engineering (DSME) has delivered a new LNG Carrier - the BW Pavilion Aranthera - to its owners BW LNG. The delivery took place on Friday, July 3, 2020.The BW Pavilion Aranthera is a 173,400 cubic meters…

OWC Sets Up Office in S. Korea

Jun 26, 2020

OWC, formerly known as Offshore Wind Consultants, has set up an office in South Korea, a country with ambitious offshore wind plans. 'We continue our expansion into key emerging markets such as South Korea. We believe a local presence is central…

Refineries around Asia Join Chinese Peers in Increasing Production

Jun 10, 2020

Refineries from India to South Korea are expected to increase output from June, joining their Chinese counterparts as the easing of lockdown measures boosts demand for oil products, industry executives said.The average operating rate for refineries in Asia is expected to rise to 75…

S. Korean Shipbuilder Shares Soar on $19B Deal with QP

Jun 02, 2020

Shares in South Korean shipbuilders rallied more than 20% on Tuesday following $19 billion worth of deals to build vessels for Qatar Petroleum (QP).QP said on Monday it has signed agreements with South Korea's 'Big 3' shipyards to secure more…

Qatar Petroleum in 'Largest LNG Shipbuilding Deal in History'

Jun 01, 2020

Qatari state-owned oil and gas company Qatar Petroleum has entered into what it says 'are the largest LNG shipbuilding agreements in history to secure more than 100 ships valued in excess of QR 70 billion [USD19,2 billion] to cater for its LNG growth plans…

First Topside Module Lifted on Coral South FLNG Hull

May 27, 2020

Eni-operated Coral South FLNG project is making progress with the first topside module installed aboard the hull of the under-construction FLNG unit destined to develop offshore gas fields in Area 4 of the Rovuma Basin, Mozambique.Coral FLNG SA…

AET Takes Delivery of Petrobras-bound Shuttle Tanker

May 26, 2020

Tanker operator AET has taken delivery of Eagle Petrolina shuttle tanker which will be used to offload oil from Petrobras' offshore oil platforms in Brazil.The Eagle Petrolina, built by South Korea's Samsung Heavy Industries, is the first of…

South Korea's DSME Wins $330M FSRU Order

May 22, 2020

South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding Marine and Engineering (DSME) has received an order for a large liquefied natural gas (LNG) floating storage regasification unit (FSRU).In a statement on the Korea Exchange, DSME said the contract was worth around 411 billion South Korean Won…

Damen Equipment for Korea's Oil Spill Recovery/Dredging Vessel

May 19, 2020

Dutch Damen Shipyards Group has signed a deal with Korean yard Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction (HHIC) to deliver components for an oil recovery/dredging vessel. Under the deal, Damen will deliver all equipment for oil recovery operations as well as a complete dredging installation…

Hyundai Heavy Sheds More Light on Tanker Order

May 08, 2020

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries has shared more details on its newly secured contract to build two crude oil carriers.The company had on Thursday issued a brief statement on the Korea Exchange sharing it had won contracts to build two tankers for a European client…

Hyundai Heavy Bags $122M Order for Two Oil Carriers

May 07, 2020

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries has said it has won an order to build two crude oil carriers.In a brief statement on the Korea Exchange, Hyundai said the order was worth 149,8 billion South Korean Won, or $122,2 million.Hyundai…

Linde, Hyosung to Build World’s Largest Liquid Hydrogen Plant in S. Korea

Apr 28, 2020

South Korea's Hyosung and the global industrial gases provider Linde Group will invest in the construction of a liquid hydrogen plant on an area of about 30,000 square meters within the site of Hyosung Yongyeon plant in Ulsan.Its annual capacity of production will be 13…

Samsung Heavy Scores $209M Order for Two LNG-Fueled VLCCs

Apr 14, 2020

South Korea's Samsung Heavy Industries has signed a contract worth $209.2 million (KRW 253.6 billion) with a Bermudan ship owner to build two LNG-fueled VLCCs, which will be delivered by April 2022.The Very Large Crude Carriers will be equipped with S-Fugas…

Petronas' 2nd FLNG Sets Sail for Malaysian Offshore Field

Feb 18, 2020

Malaysian oil and gas giant Petronas has said that its second FLNG Unit, the PFLNG Dua, has set sail from South Korea, and is on its way to the Rotan gas field, offshore Malaysia.The journey, which started from the Samsung Heavy Industries yard in Korea…

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