Get Jacked…Up!

Yet another successful launch for Keppel Corp in Singapore.  The offshore and marine giant set afloat the Mobile Offshore Self-Elevating Drilling Unit (SEDU) Arabdrill 50 (Hull B325) on 31 August 2012.  Remaining portions of the legs are to be installed now that she is splashed. This launch involved the placement of the near-completed unit on well waxed skids and then a … [Read more...]

Look up there! It’s a bird, it’s a plane…no, it’s a ship?!

Yes, that's right, it's a ship [a self-propelled DP2 jack-up, heavy lift ship to be precise].  For the uninitiated, it could look like the Empire's AT-AT landing craft on the ice planet of Hoth from Star Wars (I know, super nerd). However, what you're looking at here is Keppel Corp's innovative concept platform to service a variety of offshore activities, particularly the … [Read more...]