As the Editorial Committee looked back on 2021, we are amazed at the stories we have covered. It is not an understatement to say that 2021 has been tough. Yet, together, we have accomplished much. The Sembmarine family has shown our commitment to our customers and business associates, working diligently through a year challenged by multiple pandemic waves, border closures and heightened restriction.
Despite the challenges and constraints , we continued to forge on with tenacity and resilience to deliver several key projects during the year. These deliveries included topsides and bridges for TotalEnergies’ Tyra East Redevelopment Field; the Offshore Substation and Reactive Compensation Station topsides for Ørsted’s Hornsea 2 Offshore Wind Farm; and four wind turbine jacket foundations for Jan De Nul’s Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm. Our yards also completed the Floating Storage Unit (FSU) conversions of Torman II for Gasfin/NYK and Gaslog LNG Floating Storage Unit for Gaslog LNG, along with a diverse range of marine, offshore, cruiseship and LNG repairs and upgrades.
Our customers responded to our efforts with commitment to and support for Sembcorp Marine. We are grateful for their trust and heartened that our orderbook remains intact without any cancellation of projects.
As the year draws to a close, we are pleased to bring you this year-end issue of Dolphin. It captures the significant developments and key events since September this year, of which there are many.
Sembcorp Marine secured several new orders comprising a contract to support Bechtel in the module assembly and construction of a gas processing train for Pluto Train 2, as well as a groundbreaking project to design the world’s first green ammonia-fuelled tanker for Grieg Edge. We also secured an exclusive contract from Altera Infrastructure to undertake Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) work for a Floating Production, Storage and last Offloading (FPSO) facility for the Dorado project.
On the renewable products and solutions front, we take pride that MF HYDRA, the world’s first liquid hydrogen-powered vessel designed by our subsidiary LMG Marin, won the prestigious Ship of the Year Award presented by Skipsrevyen, a 50-year-old Nordic maritime magazine publication house. Operated by Norled, the MF HYDRA is a zero-emission ferry that is set to be a game-changer for the marine industry.
Sembcorp Marine continues to strengthen its technological bench strength in the development of sustainable products and green capabilities through collaborations with technology partners. Together with ABS, ConocoPhillips Polar Tankers and 3D Metalforge, we have taken a significant and tangible step to make Additive Manufacturing a reality in the marine industry. Sembcorp Marine is also collaborating with Big Data Exchange and the National University of Singapore to advance the development of sustainable ocean data centres to address the growing sustainability challenges and environmental impact of the data centre industry.
Reflecting our commitment to corporate social responsibility, we contributed a total of S$177,250 in SchoolBAG bursaries to 878 local students under our annual School Book Assistance Grant (SchoolBAG) programme. Sembcorp Marine also sponsored the Securities and Investors Association of Singapore (SIAS) Corporate Governance Week 2021.
We have demonstrated care by providing support to help our people and the community weather the pandemic. We supported various initiatives to care for the mental health and well-being of migrant workers, including the Community Visits Programme initiated by the Assurance, Care and Engagement (ACE) Group from the Ministry of Manpower and the Marine Migrant Workers Mental Health Challenge campaign organised by the Association of Singapore Marine Industries (ASMI).
Sembcorp Marine also participated in several community care initiatives both locally and overseas. The Group volunteered in a nationwide mask distribution exercise by Temasek Foundation in Singapore and donated beds to improve the facilities of quarantine centres in communities within the vicinity of PT Karimun Sembawang Shipyard in Indonesia.
We are really pleased to bring you the last issue of Dolphin for 2021 and we are stepping into the new year with hope and excitement of filling the pages of the 2022 editions with many more great stories.
Wishing all our readers a happy and joyous celebration as you herald in a new year!