Nam Cheong willing to take Perdana Petroleum to court over cancelled barge contract

Malaysian offshore firm Nam Cheong has said it will fight a notice of termination/cancellation from Petra Offshore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Perdana Petroleum, for an accommodation work barge. The original contract dates back to June 2014.

Nam Cheong said in a release the cancellation is “not valid” and it is willing to seek legal redress if necessary.



Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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