Top News of the Week March 25 – 30, 2013
One man has been seriously injured while three are still missing due to a fire that broke out yesterday at Tanoto Shipyard off Shipyard Road in Jurong, Singapore.
SBM Offshore announced that it has received a Letter of Intent (LOI) for the twenty year charter and operation of two (2) FPSOs from BM-S-11 subsidiary Tupi BV on 22 March 2013.
Yesterday, the world’s first fuelling vessel for LNG (liquefied natural gas) was christened in a traditional christening ceremony in Stockholm, by Helena Bonnier, the chairman of Ports of Stockholm (Stockholms Hamnar), in the presence of the Minister of Infrastructure, Catharina Elmsäter-Svärd, among others.
At the dawn of a new era in offshore support vessels, SHC Wavedancer™ provides a world-first with its new patents pending design making it the only vessel on the world capable of transforming from a high speed catamaran to a semi-submersible platform.
U.S. Navy and contracted salvage personnel embarked aboard M/V Jascon 25 have begun dismantling and sectioning the hull of the grounded mine countermeasures ship Ex-Guardian. The bow section was safely lifted and removed from Tubbataha Reef to an awaiting barge, March 26.