Singapore Jack-Up Rig is Back on 3 Legs After Tipping Over

Rob Almeida
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January 15, 2013

Image courtesy Sembcorp Marine

Sembcorp Marine’s Jurong Shipyard announced today they have successfully righted the jack-up drilling rig which tipped over on December 3rd of last year.

The operation to right the rig was completed on 14 January.

A stop-work order is still in effect however as authorities continue their investigation into the accident with injured upwards of 80 shipyard workers.

The jack-up rig which was originally scheduled for delivery in 1Q 2013 is now estimated for delivery in Q3 2013.

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