Building a world-class shipyard from scratch

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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Russia, Korea, Singapore to build shipyards in the Russian Far East
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Construction of joint Russo- Korean and Russo-Singaporean shipyards in the Far East of Russia is scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2012, 24 months from now, Roman Trotsenko, the CEO of the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) announce at a meeting with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Keppel in joint venture to build and operate new shipyard in Azerbaijan
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Fortifying its presence in the Caspian Region, Keppel Offshore & Marine Limited (Keppel O&M) joins hands with State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) and Azerbaijan Investment Company (AIC) to develop and manage a new 52-ha shipbuilding and shiprepair facility in Baku, Azerbaijan.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Keppel fortifies market leadership in Brazil with new shipbuilding yard
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Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), through its wholly-owned Brazilian subsidiary, Navegantes Maritime Construction and Services, has entered into an agreement with Brazil’s TWB Group to acquire the Estaleiro TWB shipyard in Navegantes, Santa Catarina. This acquisition is subject to the fulfillment of conditions by TWB Group.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Transnet considers ship repair facility
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TRANSNET was assessing proposals for a business plan to set up a ship repair facility, Vuyo Kahla, a group executive in the office of the group chief executive, said yesterday. Kahla said no decision had been taken yet on whether the facility would indeed be established and where it would be situated, as the company still needed to evaluate its viability.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Shipyards: Once mighty sector feels a rush along its keel
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When asked recently about Brazil’s shipping industry, a Greek engineer working in a South Korean shipyard replied: “I didn’t know they had one.”￾ This has been a forgivable misconception. Until very recently, the last ship built in Brazil to help meet the sizeable demands of Petrobras, the national oil company, was contracted in 1987.
But it is a perception the country is hoping to change.
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From The Hellenic Shipping Times:

Philippine yard gets Rio bulker orderPhilippine yard gets Rio bulker order
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Hanjin Heavy Industries’ shipyard in Subic Bay, Philippines, recently signed a $500 million contract to construct eight 205,000 dwt bulk carriers for Anglo-Australia’s Rio Tinto.
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Comment: This new yard has been going from strength to strength since it was first started just a few years ago. In these uncertain times, it's nice to see an ongoing success story.
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Prime Minister dedicates Pipavav Shipyard to the nation
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The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday dedicated Pipavav Shipyard to the nation. In his inaugural address on this occasion, Dr. Singh said: "I understand that the Pipavav Shipyard, which has been set up on the Saurashtra coast of Gujarat, is one of the most modern shipyards in India and I note the commitment of the management to provide our country with the best available shipyards anywhere in the world and I compliment you for this commitment."
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Shin Yang to invest RM45mil in UAE shipyard
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Shin Yang Shipping Corp Bhd will use part of the proceeds raised from its initial public offering (IPO) to set up a shipyard in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to cater to the increase in shipping operations there, said financial controller and company secretary Richard Ling “We see growing demand for medium-sized vessels there.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Sindora's Johor hubs to focus on shipbuilding, repair
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Plantation-based company Sindora Bhd will focus on shipbuilding and ship repair activities at the oil and gas hub in Teluk Ramunia and Pengerang areas in Johor. Its chairman Tan Sri Muhammad Ali Hashim said the company's move into shipbuilding and ship repair works is through E.A. Technique (M) Sdn Bhd, a 51 per cent subsidiary of Sindora.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Call all shipbuilders to Serbia
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Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Regional Development Mladjan Dinkic announced a new programme of support by the Serbian government on Thursday for domestic export-oriented shipbuilding companies Dinkic, who is on a two-day working visit to the Netherlands, held a series of meetings on Thursday with the largest Dutch investors and called on them to invest in Serbia.
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