August 18 - On July 6, 2015 Shell Offshore Inc. awarded the transportation contract of its semi-submersible offshore platform to COSCO Shipping Company Limited (COSCOL).

The 41,165 metric tonne hull will be carried from South Korea to Ingleside, Texas on COSCOL's new-building 98,000 deadweight tonne vessel "Guang Hua Kou".

The "Guang Hua Kou" is currently under construction at the COMEC shipyard in Guangzhou, China and is expected to be delivered for service in late 2016.

The contract was awarded as part of the enterprise frame agreement between Shell Offshore and COSCOL.