Thursday, October 10, 2013
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
DSME Wins Jack-Up Newbuild Order, First Since 1983
Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) announced today a 572.8 billion KRW (USD $534 million) jack-up rig newbuild order from Maersk Drilling. The new rig is scheduled for delivery by...
Friday, August 2, 2013
Keppel FELS Makes it 66 With Latest Jack-Up Rig Order
Singapore-based rig builder Keppel FELS announced today they have secured their 66th jack-up rig newbuild contract since 2000. Uruguayan firm, Parden Holden ordered the latest rig at a contract price...
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Seadrill Signs for Another Pair of Friede & Goldman Jack-Ups from Dalian Shipbuilding
Seadrill Limited entered into new contracts today for the construction of two high specification jack-up drilling rigs at Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Offshore Co., Ltd. (DSIC Offshore) in China. The newbuild...
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Hercules Jack-Up Rig Fire is Out, Rowan Jack-Up Contracted for Relief Well
Update 5 (29 July 2013) On 27 July, BSEE approved a permit application by Walter Oil and Gas to drill the relief well which will permanently kill the well that...
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Keppel FELS Delivers AOD III Jack-Up to Saudi Aramco
Asia Offshore Drilling Limited (AOD) has taken delivery of its third newâ€build jackâ€up rig, Ê¹AOD IIIÊ¹, from Singaporeâ€based rig builder, Keppel FELS. Bangkok-based Mermaid Offshore founded AOD in 2010 and...
Monday, July 8, 2013
China Shipbuilding Wins $436 Million Jack-Up Order
China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) announced today that their subsidiary, Shanhaiguan Shipbuilding received an order for 2 new jack-up rigs with an option for 2 more from Singapore-based FTS Derricks...
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Perro Negro 6 Incident: Saipem Jack-Up Sinks Offshore Angola, One Missing
Saipem S.p.A. reported Tuesday that its jack up drilling rig, the Perro Negro 6, capsized and sank offshore Angola after the seabed beneath one of its three legs collapsed.
Monday, July 1, 2013
Ship Finance International to Acquire West Linus Jack-Up
Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE: SFL) (“Ship Finance” or the “Company”) today announced that the Company has agreed to acquire the harsh-environment jack-up drilling rig West Linus from a subsidiary of North...
Oro Negro Makes it Six with Latest Jack-Up Order from PPL Shipyard
Singapore-based rig-builder Sembcorp Marine announced today that they have signed newbuild orders for two jack-up rigs from Integradora de Servicios Petroleros Oro Negro, S.A.P.I. de C.V. (Oro Negro). According to...
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Thursday, May 30, 2013
PPL Shipyard Wins Jack-Up Rig Order from Japanese Consortium
Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiary PPL Shipyard secured a USD $220.5 million contract to build a Pacific Class 400 jack-up rig from a BOT Lease Co., Ltd (BOTL), a subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ...
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Jurong Shipyard Wins $596 Million Newbuild Order for Huge Jack-Up Rig
Jurong Shipyard announced they have received a USD $596 million contract from Noble Corporation to build an ultra-high specification jack-up rig with option for an additional unit for use in the United...
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
SPOTD: Western Towboat’s CAT-Powered Tugs Haul the Endeavour, Spirit of Independence to Cook Inlet, AK
Buccaneer Energy reports that the Endeavour, Spirit of Independence jack-up rig was successfully mobilized at the Cosmopolitan field in Cook Inlet, AK after receiving final approval from the U.S. Coast...
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Monday, March 25, 2013
China Rongsheng Breaks Into Jack-Up Rig Market with New Order
HONG KONG, March 25 (Reuters) – China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group Holdings Ltd won its first orders to build two jack-up rigs worth more than $360 million in Singapore as...
Monday, March 18, 2013
Oro Negro Orders Two More Pacific Class 400 Jack-Ups from PPL Shipyard
Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiary PPL Shipyard announced today they have secured orders from repeat customer Integradora de Servicios Petroleros Oro Negro, S.A.P.I. de C.V (Oro Negro) for two additional Pacific Class...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
DSME Challenging Singapore Yards for Slice of Jackup Pie
By Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., the world’s second-largest shipbuilder, is bidding to build jackup rigs for the first time in three decades to tap...
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Seadrill Orders Pair of High Spec Jack-Ups From Dalian
Seadrill announced today they have ordered two high specification jack-up drilling rigs to be built at China’s Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC). At a total project price is approximately US$230 million, these...
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