Building a world-class shipyard from scratch

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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

India's government approves Rs 1,070 cr to develop shipbuilding yards
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The state government on Monday said it has approved three projects, worth Rs 1,070 crore, for development of shipbuilding yards, off Gujarat coast line. “The three projects have been approved by the Board, which include yards along the north bank of Narmada near Dahej, and old-port of Bhavnagar," a Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) spokesperson said.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

STX, USC to cooperate in building a new Kronstadt shipyard
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South Korean STX Shipbuilding Corporation and Russia's United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) have signed recently a memorandum of cooperation, including building of a new shipyard in Kronstadt (St. Petersburg), as well as developing the production of diesel engines for marine vessels.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

12 Tankers To Be Built At Muara Shipyard
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Brunei's very own ship repair and maintenance company, AT&S Sdn Bhd, and its US-based partner Offshore Energy Holding (OEH) LLC signed a 200-million-US-dollar contract with Vanuatu Shipping Corporation, their first client, to build 12 tankers at the Muara shipyard The landmark ceremony was held at the Orchid Garden Hotel, yesterday.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Ship repair facility at Duqm by March 2011
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Oman Drydock Company (ODC) is planning to commence ship repair operations at its world-class facility coming up in Duqm in March 2011. "As much as 75 per cent of the infrastructure (including civil work) and superstructure is complete now," said a senior official, who is actively involved in setting up the $800 million-facility.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Samsung Heavy to set up shipyard in Teluk Ramunia
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Samsung Heavy Industries, a core subsidiary of South Korea’s Samsung Group, is to invest in the oil and gas (O&G) hub in south-east of Johor Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Abdul Ghani Othman said the company had last year visited Teluk Ramunia and identified an area there for its shipyard.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Duqm dry-dock set to be integrated ship repair, fabrication services hub
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State-owned Oman Dry-dock Company's (ODC) ship repair yard, under construction at the Port of Duqm on the Wusta coast, will provide more than just vessel maintenance and repair services. The world-class facility, scheduled to come into operation next March, will also be fully equipped to deliver a broad array of specialist heavy engineering services covering, among other things, the fabrication of offshore structures and the conversion of mammoth ships into floating storage vessels.
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From Marine Link:

Construction to Start on New Damen Vinashin Shipyard
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On 19 August 2010 the signing ceremony for the start of construction of the new shipbuilding facility of Damen Vinashin Shipyard in Haiphong, Vietnam took place in the head offices of the Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin) in Hanoi.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Oman Drydock set to be integrated ship repair and fabrication services hub
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Oman Drydock Company ship repair yard under construction at the Port of Duqm on the Wusta coast will provide more than just vessel maintenance and repair services. The world class facility, scheduled to come into operation next March will also be fully equipped to deliver a broad array of specialist heavy engineering services covering, among other things, the fabrication of offshore structures and the conversion of mammoth ships into floating storage vessels.
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Shipping Corp to finalise consultants for shipyard soon

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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

ShipConstructor: celebrating a world-class success in Brazil
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The past weeks and months have brought many reasons for celebration to the ShipConstructor global team. One success we wish to celebrate currently is the culmination of a two and a half year effort in Brazil, a success story the shipbuilding world has been paying close attention to Estaleiro Atlantico Sul, the largest shipyard in the southern hemisphere, leads the emergence of Brazilian shipbuilding, rising from the sands of an undeveloped beach area and completing the first in a series of 10 Suez-Max ships.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Dutch firm to invest in shipbuilding
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A Netherlands-based ship recycling company has shown interest in setting up environment-friendly shipyards in Bangladesh. Greendock BV Netherlands has already conducted a feasibility study on the potential industry, an industry ministry press release said on Tuesday.
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Comment: And if my read on this is correct, this new yard will build 'em and also break 'em. Since this would provide work in good times and bad, it may be a winning idea.