Samsung C&T Corporation has won the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract from Singapore LNG Corporation (SLNG) for the phase 3 expansion of the Singapore LNG Terminal. The EPC contract is valued at around SGD700m ($560.6m), and involves further expanding the terminal to include a fourth LNG storage tank and additional regasification facilities
Dredging work will be carried out at Keppel Shipyard Benoi Road, off West Jurong Channel, from 28 July to 30 September.
As per the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine Notice No.98 of 2014, the works will be conducted 24 hours daily - including Sundays & Public Holidays - More at www2.marinelink.c...
Van Oord Consortium Awarded Singapore Port Expansion
Van Oord has in consortium been awarded work associated with the expansion of the Singapore Tuas Mega Port development.
Jurong Town Corporation awarded the reclamation project of Tuas Finger One to the consortium, comprising of Hyundai, Samsung, Penta Ocean, Van Oord and Boskalis. The total contract value is SGD 960 million and the combined Van Oord/Boskalis share is approximately EUR 100 million.
It is expected that the majority of the 24.5 million cubic meters of sand required for this project will be supplied by long distance bulk carriers. In addition to the land reclamation work, the consortium will undertake dredging and construct 3.4 kilometers of quay wall. Work is set to start within the next couple of weeks and will last until late 2018.
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has in consortium been awarded work associated with the expansion of the Singapore Tuas Mega Port development. Jurong Town Corporation awarded the reclamation project of Tuas Finger One to the consortium, comprising of Hyundai, Samsung, Penta Ocean, Boskalis and Van Oord. The total contract value is SGD 960 million, and the combined Boskalis / Van Oord share is approximately EUR 100 million. It is expected that the majority of the 24.5 million cubic meters of sand required for this project will be supplied by long distance bulk carriers. In addition to the land reclamation work, the consortium will undertake dredging and construct 3.4 kilometers of quay wall. Work is set to start within the next couple of weeks and will last until late 2018.
Singapore offers free garbage pickup from ships with fees for excess
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) now provides free garage collection for a limited number of bags to all vessels at anchorages from 0730 hrs to 1730 hrs. Ships with larger quantities of garbage (in excess of the limit) may wish to make special arrangement for garbage disposal for which a fee will becharged running daily during these times as of May 26. The Garbage Collection Special Service Online System (GACSS) allows shipping agents or shipmasters to apply for the special garbage collection services online, reports GAC Hot Port News. Shipping agents or ship masters are required to have a Marinet account to use the GACSS, said a port authority statement. Ships intending to dispose their garbage before 1200 hrs have to submit their application online before 1600 hrs on the previous day. For online request submitted after 1600 hrs, the collection service can only be done on the next day after 1200 hrs. Source : Asian Shipper
Singapore plans to build a second receiving terminal for liquefied natural gas as it pursues a long-term strategy to become Asia’s LNG trading hub. The city-state, which generates more than 90 percent of its electricity using natural gas, is studying locations in the eastern part of the country for a new facility to support industries and power plants, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Feb. 26, 2014 at the official opening of Singapore’s first terminal.
Singapore is trying to take advantage of its geography and stature as Asia’s oil-trading center to also become a leader in LNG. Asia has overtaken Europe as the world’s biggest gas importer, accounting for 46 percent of global trade, according to the International Energy Agency, which cites Singapore as best-placed to be the hub for liquefied natural gas.
Singapore based Triyards Holdings secures two cruise ship contracts
Singapore based TRIYARDS Holdings Limited (TRIYARDS or the Group), an offshore vessel fabrication and engineering solutions provider to the oil and gas (O&G) industry, has won two new orders in vessel construction and outfitting for two cruise liners, the Group said in a press release. The total contract value of the work for TRIYARDS and its partners is approximately US$7.5 million. For the first contract, the Group will be building the hull and installation of piping, electrical and mechanical system and equipment in a new build vessel, the Aqua Mekong cruise vessel. The 63-metre (approximately 205 foot) long vessel will undergo a period of nine months construction. The mocked up part of her 5-star outfitting and furnishing of luxurious cabins will also be carried out in TRIYARDS. The vessel belongs to reputable cruise ship operator Aqua Expeditions, whose vessels operate in South America and South East Asia. She will operate in the Mekong River with high-end hotel and accommodation facilities. The second contract is with International Shipping Partners, one of the world’s largest passenger ship management companies with its headquarters in Miami, Florida, and is for the upgrading of accommodation for the ‘Silver Discoverer’. The 103-metre (approximately 334 foot) long vessel with a gross tonnage of 5,218GT will undergo a 12-week refurbishment prior to her service entry in the last leg of 1Q2014. With this new instalment, the upgraded facilities on the ‘Silver Discoverer’ include a new gym, beauty salon, and expedition cabins.