Asia News

News and press releases from Asia to bring our community the latest developments in the stainless steel industry. Here you can find news involving the people and companies involved in the manufacturer, supply and use of corrosion resistant alloys (CRAs). Topics such as tubes & pipes, cladding, offshore, chemical process industry, welding & fabrication, 13Cr stainless steels, titanium, nickel alloys, pulp & paper and duplex stainless steels are covered as well as interviews with materials specialists, manufacturer and end users alike.

Dry bulk carrier made entirely with JFE Steel’s JGreeX

JFE Steel Corporation has announced that a naming and launching ceremony was held recently at the headquarters of Higaki Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. for the...

Shell joins forces with HD Hyundai

South Korean shipbuilding conglomerate HD Hyundai has partnered with UK energy major Shell to work on the development of large liquefied hydrogen (LH2) carriers. As...

DNV and Petronas CCS ventures collaborate

DNV and PETRONAS’ wholly-owned subsidiary, PETRONAS CCS Ventures Sdn Bhd (PETRONAS CCS Ventures), has recently signed a Master Price Agreement for the certification of...

NS BlueScope achieves ResponsibleSteel certificate

NS BlueScope Vietnam’s factory in Phu My has been awarded the ResponsibleSteelTM certificate, becoming the first in Vietnam’s steel industry and the first alloy-coated...

CNOOC secures oil exploration contracts in Mozambique

China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has inked concession contracts for oil exploration and production with Mozambique's energy ministry and national energy company ENH. The...

Long Son Petrochemical complex to launch operations

Long Son Petrochemicals Company Limited (LSP), the biggest petrochemical complex in Vietnam, will begin commercial operations in the third quarter of 2024 as it...

Cyan and Ocean Infinity sign MoU

Cyan Renewables, a portfolio company of Seraya Partners, and Ocean Infinity have teamed up to provide geophysical and geotechnical services for offshore wind projects...

Japan’s Kobelco to shut basic oxygen furnace, build EAF

Japan's Kobe Steel (Kobelco) will close one of the two basic oxygen furnaces (BOFs) at its Kakogawa steel works, looking to replace it with...

LIBERTY Dunaújváros and CISDI China sign contract

LIBERTY Dunaújváros has taken another important step in its decarbonisation journey, by signing a contract to finalise the full feasibility study for the installation...

QatarEnergy to build 18 QC-Max size LNG vessels

QatarEnergy has signed a contract with China State Shipbuilding Corporation to construct 18 large LNG vessels.