News archive May 2012
|Damen Shipyards Showcases Innovative New Tugboat, ASD Tug 3212|
31 May, 2012
Damen Shipyards has
launched its newly designed, Lloyd’s Register-classed, ASD Tug 3212 at the
International Tug and Salvage Convention (ITS) in Barcelona. This innovative
and powerful tug in the 85 ton bollard pull range is the result of three years
of research and represents a completely new Damen ship type and a milestone in
ASD tug design.
|Brazilian Shipbuilding Fail, Transpetro Sets Ultimatum for Struggling Yard |
29 May, 2012RIO DE JANEIRO (Dow Jones)–The transportation arm of Brazilian state-owned energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro (PBR, PETR4.BR), or Petrobras,
has suspended a contract to purchase 16 vessels from the Estaleiro
Atlantico Sul shipyard, which last week delivered its first tanker
nearly two years late.Read more...
|The first vessel Promef the Northeast begins to operate|
23 May, 2012Read more...
|Japanese yard Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd said it will buy a 30 percent shareholding in Brazilian shipbuilder Estaleiro Enseada do Paraguacu S.A|
12 May, 2012Read more...
|Two yards from Singapore and one from Brazil are the leaders in a tender likely to be worth hundreds of millions of dollars for completion and integration of eight fl oating production storage and offl oading (FPSO) vessels for Petrobras|
11 May, 2012Read more...