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Singapore's Keppel FELS says that returning customer, Oslo-listed S.D. Standard Drilling Plc (Standard Drilling), has ordered four repeat KFELS B Class rigs worth US$772 million. Successive deliveries of these units are scheduled between the second…
Paris-headquartered classification society Bureau Veritas says continuing pressure on environmental emissions, coupled with rising oil prices, puts a new focus on operational efficiency.Writing in the Bureau Veritas Marine Business Review 2011, Bernard Anne, managing director…
PaxOcean Engineering Zhoushan Co., Ltd. of Singapore, Singapore and The Levingston Corporation, Boerne, Texas, said today that they have signed a Letter of Intent to build a Levingston designed 415WC (World Class) with an option…
House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) applauded recent congressional and judicial efforts to increase offshore energy production.On May 11, the House passed H.R. 1229, Putting the Gulf of Mexico Back to Work…
Olympic Shipping AS has ordered a third MT 6015 multipurpose platform supply vessel at Kleven Maritime at a value of 380 million NOK.The contract takes Kleven Maritime’s order reserve to 10 vessels with a combined…
The U.K. Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has published a report on its investigation of an April 21, 2010 incident in which the chief engineer on board the U.K. registered containership Ever Excel was killed…
Conrad Industries, Inc.(OTC Pink Sheets: CNRD.PK), which has three shipyards in southern Louisiana and one inTexas, said today that rising water levels had forced it to temporarily discontinued operations at its Morgan City shipyard, located…
Costamare Inc. has concluded shipbuilding contracts and charter agreements for five newbuild containerships, new chartering agreements for other containerships and has completed financing arrangements for two previously contracted newbuild containerships.Costamare has ordered five newbuild containerships,…
Crowley Maritime Corporation has christened two new double-hulled petroleum tank barges, the 165-1 and 165-2, in a small ceremony at shipbuilder Dakota Creek Industries in Anacortes, Wash. The vessels, which are the first double-hulled, environmentally…
Singapore's Keppel FELS Limited has secured contracts worth about US$393 million from returning customer Gulf Drilling International Ltd. of Qatar, They cover the construction of two high-specification KFELS B Class Bigfoot jack-up rigs. These latest…
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