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Rigs/Vessels: Asia

Bumi Armada to supply Madura BD floater

Husky-CNOOC Madura has issued a letter of intent to Bumi Armada Offshore Holdings Ltd. for a leased FPSO.

Bualuang FSO in operation offshore Thailand

Salamander Energy says first oil has been stored in the newly converted FSO Suksan Salamander that serves the Bualuang field in the Gulf of Thailand.

Large Shell Prelude turret piece sets sail for Samsung

The largest single piece of the mooring turret for Shell’s Prelude FLNG project offshore Australia is on its way from Dubai to the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea.

Seadrill secures commitment for West Saturn UDW unit

Seadrill Ltd. has secured a contract for employment of the newbuild ultra-deepwater drillship West Saturn.

COSCOL orders newbuild heavy-lift semisubmersible

COSCOL (HK) Investment and Development Co. Ltd has signed a contract with Guangzhou Shipyard International Co. Ltd for the construction of a 90,000-DWT semisubmersible heavy-lift vessel.

AWE updates global offshore projects

AWE Ltd provided its 2Q 2014 production and development update.

Rig overhaul center established in southern Vietnam

Semco Maritime JSC is teaming with PetroVietnam Marine Shipyard (PV Shipyard) to perform rig repairs, refurbishments, and upgrades in Vietnam.

COSCO Nantong delivers jackup rig to Asian buyer

COSCO Corp. (Singapore) Ltd reports that COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of the company's 51% owned COSCO Shipyard Group Co. Ltd, has delivered the jackup rig Kai Xuan Yi Hao to its Asian buyer.

Kongsberg handling system chosen for newbuild vessels in China and Korea

Kongsberg Maritime’s “Full Picture” solution has been selected by Chinese and Korean shipbuilders for 13 advanced newbuild offshore vessels with a total value of 330 million NOK ($53 million).

Asian shipyards expanding to meet vessel demand for the next decade

Globally, the pace of deepwater drilling activity is expected to slow down slightly in the next 18 to 24 months, thanks to project delays and cost savings measures among operators. And while this has created a slight overcapacity of deepwater drilling rigs in the market, this does not mean that shipyards are stagnant. On the contrary, many yards in the Asia/Pacifc region are staying quite busy in anticipation of the upswing in exploratory drilling in late 2016 and beyond.

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