Building a world-class shipyard from scratch

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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

New shipbuilding zone to provide ample opportunity for industry’s development
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The State Government has set aside a large piece of land at Bawang Assan here for shipbuilding.

Speaking at a Chinese New Year gathering organised by the United Chinese Association (UCA) Sibu, Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh said Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud had approved the project.
UCA Sibu chairman Datuk Lau Nai Ho requested for the project from Taib during his Chinese New Year visit last week.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=8288:new-shipbuilding-zone-to-provide-ample-opportunity-for-industrys -development&catid=7:shipbuilding-news&Itemid=71
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Philippine shipbuilding alive and well
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In Subic Bay Freeport, just a few kilometers northwest of the Philippine capital Manila, business is booming.You could be excused for thinking the Philippines' greatest contribution to shipping was in supplying seafarers to man the world's merchant navy. However, a huge chunk of maritime business in the country last year came from an area you wouldn’t expect — shipbuilding. Yes, there is a Philippine shipbuilding industry.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=11390:philippine-shipbuilding-alive-and-well&catid=44:latest-news&Ite mid=64

Comment: Okay, so it's not a very new shipyard now but don't forget that it started out from practically nothing only a few years ago.
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Dubai Maritime City on schedule for completion by 2013
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The Dh11 billion Dubai Maritime City (DMC), the ship repair unit of Dubai World is on schedule to complete, its three phases by 2013 said Khamis Juma Bu Amim, chairman of Drydocks World and Maritime World at the launch of Phase One yesterday.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=13279:dubai-maritime-city-on-schedule-for-completion-by-2013&catid=7: shipbuilding-news&Itemid=71
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Bharati Shipyard-Apeejay shipbuilding JV on hold
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Bharati Shipyard Ltd's joint venture to build ships with higher tonnage in West Bengal and Orissa has been put on hold due to uncertain demand for such vessels and land acquisition issues,

a senior official said on Friday. In 2007, Bharati had signed an agreement with unlisted Apeejay Shipping to build a modern shipbuilding yard along India's eastern coast.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=13819:bharati-shipyard-apeejay-shipbuilding-jv-on-hold&catid=7:shipbu ilding-news&Itemid=71
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Development plan for shipyard cluster in Dahej
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The government of Gujarat has prepared a development plan for building a shipyard cluster at Dahej in southern Gujarat. The government has approved a fund of INR 500 crore to develop a marine shipbuilding park on the banks of river Narmada.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=15752:development-plan-for-shipyard-cluster-in-dahej&catid=7:shipbuil ding-news&Itemid=71
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

STX OSV gets license for second Brazil yard
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STX OSV’s second Brazilian shipyard has been granted an environmental license allowing construction to go ahead. STX OSV subsidiary Estaleiro Promar has been granted the license for construction of the new yard in Suape.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=16779:stx-osv-gets-license-for-second-brazil-yard&catid=7:shipbuildin g-news&Itemid=71
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Seven Hundred and Twenty One Million Dollar Investment Plan For Philippines Shipyard Project
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An investment plan of $721 million dollars has been secured by the Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction in Philippines for the construction of a shipyard.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=19481:seven-hundred-and-twenty-one-million-dollar-investment-plan-for -philippines-shipyard-project&catid=7:shipbuilding-news&Itemid=71
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Caspian Shipping Company invites bids for construction of a new ship repair yard
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The Azerbaijan State Caspian Sea Shipping Company (CSC) has announced a tender procedure for the construction of a new ship repair yard on Zikh highway of Baku.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=20949:caspian-shipping-company-invites-bids-for-construction-of-a-new -ship-repair-yard&catid=7:shipbuilding-news&Itemid=71
 
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From World Maritime News:

BNDES Agrees to Finance USD 637 Million for Construction of Tankershipyard in Venezuela
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Brazil’s national development bank, or BNDES, agreed to provide Venezuela’s state oil company with $637 million in financing for the construction of an oil tankershipyard, according to Venezuelan state media.
More at http://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/19688
 
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From World Maritime News:

OSX to Start Construction of Giant Shipyard in July to Support Brazilian Offshore Sector
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OSX Brasil S.A. , a Brazilian publicly held corporation focused on the provision of equipment and services to the offshore oil and gas industry, through integrated operations in shipbuilding, chartering of exploration and production (E&P) units, and operation and maintenance (O&M) services, informs its shareholders and the market in general that:
More at http://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/21570