Tuesday, 29th July 2014
29th July 2014

Kuala Lumpur: Icon Offshore has been awarded two contracts worth about MYR90m ($29.3m) by two production sharing contract operators.

Copenhagen: Maersk Tankers plans to spend up to $35m as it pushes ahead with a fuel saving retrofit programme, with the first VLCC due in a Singapore yard this month.


Kuwait: United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) and China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) are teaming up to launch three new transpacific services covering both Pacific South West (PSW) and Pacific North West (PNW).

Croydon: The International Committee on Seafarers' Welfare (ICSW) and the International Seafarers' Assistance Network (ISAN) have merged to form a new organisation, the International Seafarers' Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN).

Singapore: Singapore-based shipyard ASL Marine is challenging allegations from Indonesia-based Berlian Laju Tanker (BLT) that its subsidiaries have “wrongfully arrested” a BLT vessel named Gas Kalimantan.

Hong Kong: SITC International Holdings has confirmed an order to build two 1,800 teu container vessels at Taiwanese shipyard CSBC Corp.

Seoul: HHI has won type approval for its new 35,300bhp HiMSEN H46/60V engine from nine class societies.

Hong Kong: Dry bulk shipowner Pacific Basin Shipping has secured $85.2m 12-year post-delivery export credit financing for four Japanese-built bulkers.

Singapore: John Fredriksen is continuing his newbuilding binge with Singapore-listed Golden Ocean Group ordering two newbuilding 60,000 dwt supramaxes from Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU).

Singapore: Singapore-based Otto Marine has sold a multi-purpose field support and ROV support vessel for about $50m to RY Offshore Limited.

Headlines Asia

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