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From Your Shipbuilding News:

Kha Shing shipyard invest USD 20 million for Monte Fino yard
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Kha Shing shipyard, Taiwanese builder of the Monte Fino range of motoryachts, is investing $20m in two new facilities that will operate alongside its two existing sites in Kaohsiung City.
More at http://www.yourshipbuildingnews.com/kha+shing+shipyard+invest+usd+20+million+for+monte+fino+yard_25996.html

Comment: In "interesting times" like these, it's nice to know that somebody is trying.
 
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From BusinessWorld Online:

RD Group to expand shipyard business, investing P250M on new slipways
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GENERAL SANTOS – A homegrown ship builder is investing P250 million for a new facility in nearby Maasim town to take advantage of growing transportation demand in the region.

Gensan Shipyard and Marine Works, Inc., a subsidiary of the RD Group of Companies, is building twin slipways with a combined capacity of 10,000 gross tons, which will become biggest in Mindanao.
More at http://www.bworldonline.com/BW033009/content.php?id=044
 
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From Your Shipbuilding News:

Work about to begin on building ships at Techport Australia
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Premier Mike Rann says a further 140 workers required for the massive task of building the three ships under the $8 billion Air Warfare Destroyer contract will be recruited between now and the end of this year.

Mr Rann revealed ASCs recruitment drive of both white and blue collar workers that begins from now, at todays opening of Techport Australias new administration building.

The event also marks practical completion of the 213 metre long wharf along with the dry berth and transfer systems.
More at http://www.yourshipbuildingnews.com/work+about+to+begin+on+building+ships+at+techport+australia_29083.html
 
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From The Motor Ship:

Samsung funding for new mega-yard
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Samsung Heavy Industies is part of the Atlantico Sul (AS) consortium which last week received news it is to receive Reais 542m ($248m) from the Brazilian National Development Bank (BNDES) to build a new shipyard capable of constructing tankers up to VLCC size.
More at http://www.motorship.com/currentnews/article.asp?ARTICLEID=7463
 
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From The Jacksonville Business Journal:

Shipyards facing foreclosure from city
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JACKSONVILLE – The Jacksonville Economic Development Commission’s office has authorized city lawyers to start a foreclosure process against the developer of a $450 million upscale residential and commercial riverfront project.
More at http://www.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/stories/2009/05/11/daily38.html?surround=lfn

Comment: Lot's of ambitions out there but this one doesn't look like it's going to be one of the success stories.
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Hanjin's new project hikes Subic investments
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An expansion project of Korean shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Corp. in this free port will raise the total investments committed by locators here to more than $6 billion this year.
Hanjin Heavy’s expansion will also reinforce the firm’s status as the single-biggest locator in the free port today.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=50826&Itemid=79
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

New port, shipyard for Balochistan proposed
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Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Aslam Raisani has suggested construction of another deep-sea port and a shipbuilding yard at Makran coast. Speaking to the editors and senior journalists at the Chief Minister House on Tuesday he said that the site for the new port would be decided after the proposal is finalised. However, the shipbuilding yard could be set up at Ormara.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=51327&Itemid=79