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.

Taiwan signs agreement with QatarEnergy

Taiwan signs agreement with QatarEnergy

Taiwan’s national oil company, CPC, has signed a long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply deal with QatarEnergy that also gives Taipei equity in the...
MHI and EGAT sign MoU

MHI and EGAT sign MoU

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) will research introducing hydrogen co-firing technologies at gas turbine power generation facilities...
Dry bulk carrier made entirely with JFE Steels JGreeX

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

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 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 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

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 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 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 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...