Building a world-class shipyard from scratch

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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Zone for shipbuilders soon
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Bangladesh will establish a special shipbuilding zone to promote the export-oriented shipbuilding sector with the aim of earning $5 billion a year from exports by 2015, said officials. The Export Promotion Bureau (EPB), which is leading the plan, is now in talks with top shipbuilding entrepreneurs in the country, they said.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=125969&Itemid=54
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Japan's Ihi To Export Shipbuilding Tech To Emerging Markets
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IHI Corp. has developed a system that automates the key process of bending steel sheets for ships and plans to market it to emerging economies. Developed by shipbuilding subsidiary IHI Marine United Inc., the system handles the entire process, from transporting steel sheets to processing, just by entering data.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

STX OSV to Double Brazil Shipyard Capacity on Petrobras Oil-Drilling Plans
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STX OSV Holdings Ltd., the biggest maker of oil-rig support vessels, plans to double capacity in Brazil as Petroleo Brasileiro SA works through the world’s largest oil-exploration investment plan. The offshore-vessel maker will begin production at a second yard in Pernambuco, northeast Brazil in 2012 and begin deliveries the following year, Chief Executive Officer Roy Reite said in a Nov. 12 interview.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Nakilat Shipyard inaugurated with much fanfare
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The Nakilat Ship Repair Yard was inaugurated this morning with much pomp and circumstance by H H The Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani together with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy and Industry H E Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiyah and Lebanese President Michel Suleiman.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/new/2010/11/23/nakilat-shipyard-inaugurated-with-much-fanfare/
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

kuala paloh earmarked as new shipbuilding zone to exploit int’l market, says taib
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The Sarawak government has earmarked Kuala Paloh at the tip of Pulau Bruit in Mukah as the largest shipbuilding zone to fully exploit the international market as a ship builder, said Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/new/2010/12/03/kuala-paloh-earmarked-as-new-shipbuilding-zone-to-exploit-intl-market-says-taib/
 
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From The World Maritime News:

Mulder Shipyard to build second yard
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Mulder Shipyard in the Netherlands has announced that construction will soon start on a new yard just ten kilometres from its current facility. This second yard (in Zoeterwoude Rijndijk) will cover an area of 7000 square metres and focus on the maintenance, refit and new build of yachts between 18 and 40 metres.
More at http://www.worldmaritimenews.com/article/Yachting/16506/mulder+shipyard+to+build+second+yard

Shipyard website at http://www.jachtwerfmulder.nl/builds-a-range-of-superyachts-en.html?Itemid=510
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Resumption of Hanjin shipyard project soon
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GETTING a renewed commitment that the government will ensure a more business-friendly environment to foreign investors, shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Co. (HHIC) is eyeing to resume its suspended $1.9 billion shipyard project in Villanueva, Misamis Oriental.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2473:resumption-of-hanjin-shipyard-project-soon&catid=7:shipbuilding- news&Itemid=71
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

State-of-the-art Duqm dry-dock gears for April soft-launch
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Preparations are underway for the soft-opening this April of Oman's world-class ship repair yard at Duqm, a top executive of Oman Dry-dock Company (ODC) announced here yesterday. Myong Jun Park, Chief Executive Officer of the state-owned company, said the requisite infrastructure and superstructure facilities are essentially in place for the start-up of the high-tech complex on the Wusta coast.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5857:state-of-the-art-duqm-dry-dock-gears-for-april-soft-launch&catid =7:shipbuilding-news&Itemid=71
 
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From The Los Angelas Times:

L.A. Council rejects 1,000-job shipyard plan for fear of complicating port's channel-deepening project
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There will be no new ship-building and repair yard at the Port of Los Angeles. At least not for now.

The City Council on Tuesday voted to scuttle a developer’s plan to revive the former site of the Southwest Marine yard, once a major ship-building and repair facility.
More at http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/02/la-council-rejects-1000-job-ship-yard-plan-for-fear-of-complicating-ports-channel-deepening-project.html