Kvaerner Govan

US$63m win for Kvaerner unit

Kvaerner Govan of Scotland, part of the Anglo-Norwegian conglomerate Kvaerner, has won a US$63 million order from Norway's Brovig Offshore for the construction of an offshore oil-well test vessel, and Brovig has declared an option for a second vessel.

Wednesday, 7 January, 1998, 12:00am

Kvaerner in $193m contract

Construction and engineering group Kvaerner says its Kvaerner Kleven yard had been awarded a 170 million krone (about HK$193.95 million) contract by Norway's District Offshore to build an anchor handling supply vessel for delivery next year.

9 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Ministers meet on tanker row

British Government ministers are meeting to settle a dispute between Scottish Secretary Michael Forsyth and Defence Minister Michael Portillo over a GBP200 million (about HK$2.52 billion) contract to build two Royal Navy oil tankers.

26 Feb 1997 - 12:00am

Kvaerner yard wins order

Kvaerner Kleven Leirvik, a subsidiary of Norwegian industrial group Kvaerner, will build an offshore industry vessel for District Offshore. The contract is worth 170 million crowns (about HK$193.46 million). Kvaerner Kleven's order backlog consists of six ships with a total value of 1.3 billion crowns.

19 Feb 1997 - 12:00am

Kvaerner looks to its workers

KVAERNER Govan shipyard, which is famous for its Clyde-built ships, acknowledges that its future and viability depends upon the performance of its employees.

The company, which traces its origins back to 1834, places a major emphasis on the recruitment and retention of a well-trained, highly educated and motivated workforce.

8 Jan 1993 - 12:00am