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Claims on Swiber balloon to US$197m
CLAIMS on beleaguered offshore marine group Swiber Holdings have ballooned to US$197 million from US$135.9 million a week ago.
"The company is currently seeking legal advice on the above claims," said Swiber's interim judicial managers in an update to the Singapore Exchange late last Friday night.
The company has also obtained an extension of time to announce its second quarter results for the period ended June 30, 2016, till Nov 14, 2016.
This is because the interim judicial managers, appointed on Aug 2, need time to review the financial affairs of the company including the status of its projects, cashflow positions and litigation matters.
Swiber's application to place itself under judicial management will be heard at 10am on Oct 6, 2016, at Court 4A of the Supreme Court.