08 Dec 2015

Sembcorp Marine Rewrites Record for Highest Number of LNG Ship Repairs and Upgrades

Company has 34 LNG vessel repair and upgrade projects in 2015, achieves highest number in the global market for fourth consecutive year

Singapore, Dec 8, 2015: Sembcorp Marine, a global leader in LNG ship repair and life extension work, has rewritten the industry record for the highest number of LNG vessel repair and upgrade projects in a single year.

The company tops the list for the fourth year running, securing a total of 34 such projects in the global market.

Sembcorp Marine Executive Vice President and Head of Repairs & Upgrades Wong Lee Lin credits long-term partners and customers for the company’s continued success.

“We are very privileged to work with leading LNG ship owners and operators who, over the years, have put their faith in our holistic solutions, integrated facilities and dedicated project teams,” she said. “Their trust has encouraged us to exceed expectations consistently and in turn strengthen our track record from year to year. As a top LNG vessel repair and upgrade specialist, we are also proud to be contributing to Singapore’s status as a global LNG hub.”

Last year, Sembcorp Marine repaired and upgraded 32 LNG vessels at its Admiralty and Tuas Boulevard shipyards, up from 27 in 2013.

Notes to Editors

Owners and operators of the 34 LNG vessels repaired or upgraded at Sembcorp Marine’s Admiralty and Tuas Boulevard shipyards in 2015 are as follows:

  • China LNG Shipping (International) Co. Ltd.
  • Chevron Shipping
  • Gaslog LNG Services Ltd
  • Northwest Shelf Shipping Services Company
  • Teekay Gas Services
  • Empresa Naviera Elcano
  • H-Line Shipping
  • Hoegh LNG AS
  • K Line Shipmanagement
  • KLC SM Co. Ltd.
  • MOL LNG Transport (Europe) Ltd
  • Nigeria LNG Ltd
  • NYK LNG Shipmanagement Ltd
  • Shell International LNG Supply

Aerial view of Sembcorp Marine Admiralty Yard, showing concurrent repair of two LNG vessels


About Sembcorp Marine

Sembcorp Marine provides innovative engineering solutions to the global offshore and marine industry, drawing upon more than 50 years of track record. Our customers include major oil companies, drilling contractors, shipping companies as well as owners and operators of floating production units. We focus on four key capabilities, namely, Rigs & Floaters; Repairs & Upgrades; Offshore Platforms; and Specialised Shipbuilding.

We operate shipyards strategically located in Singapore, India, Indonesia, the United Kingdom and Brazil.


About Sembcorp Marine Repairs & Upgrades

Within its Repairs & Upgrades capability, Sembcorp Marine has proven expertise in the tanker, chemical/product tanker, bulk carrier and container/cargo vessel sectors. We are also an internationally recognised specialist in passenger ship conversion and upgrading; LNG carrier repair and life extension; LPG and navy ship repair; FPSO / FSO upgrading and conversion; offshore conversion; as well as newbuilding construction and complex lengthening/conversion works.


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For further information, please contact:

David Wong

Head of Corporate Communications

Tel No: +65 6262 8036

Email: david.wong@sembmarine.com