Kleven has entered into a MoU to build another Diamond Mining vessel for De Beers Marine Namibia:
This will be a fully equipped Deepwater Mining Vessel, not just for prospecting.
No wonder Philly Shipyard ASA is doing good on Oslo Stock Exchange:
Makes KIR happy I’m sure
European Shipyards have to cooperate and coordinate to compete with Asia competitors:
TK has taken up option for two more DP-2 Shuttle tankers at SHI in Korea:
These are intended for the North Sea market.
Maersk Supply have taken delivery of the second Subsea Support Vessel from COSCO Shipyard, Dalian, China:
To more of the same to go, with delivery next year.
New contracts are pouring in to Vard Aukra. Only the last month they have signed three new contract, all based on designs being developed by Vard’s design office in Aalesund :
Two “Offshore Support Barges” for used in the aquaculture industry as they move to more exposes locations:
One Fish Farm Service catamaran:
And the latest;
In Sept. it was announced that Topaz Energy & Marine, Dubai has add two more Module Carriers to the previous ordered 15:
The vessels will be built and delivered from three Vard Shipyards in Brazil, Romania and Vietnam.
BTW: The second one, Topaz Ishim, was recently delivered from Vard Tulcea:
Sembcorp Marine and Shell Inc. ink LOI for a FPU to be used in the GoM:
Chinese shipyards are gearing up to meet the future demand for innovation and LNG as the maritime fuel of choice:
Jumbo has signed LOI for a new HLCV of Ulstein D&S design to be built in China.
The vessel will be LNG powered, equipped with a 2200 mt SWL Mast Crane and DPS-2 class: