Monday, August 31, 2015
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Maritime News

Keppel Acquires Cameron’s Jack-Up Rig Business

Singapore’s Keppel Offshore & Marine, the world’s largest rig builder, says it has entered into an agreement for the acquisition of Houston-headquartered Cameron International Corporation’s offshore rigs business for $100...

August 31, 2015
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Thursday, April 12, 2012
Offshore News

UPDATE – Keppel Signs Rig-Building Pact With Sete Brasil Potentially Worth US $4.12 Bln

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Keppel Corp. (BN4.SG) has signed a letter of intent with Sete Brasil Participacoes SA to design and build five additional semisubmersible drilling rigs, ahead of a potential deal...

April 12, 2012
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Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Engineering News

Maersk places $1.2b jack-up order with Keppel

Maersk Drilling, an entity within the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group, has signed a contract with Keppel FELS Limited in Singapore for the construction of two ultra harsh, high capacity...

February 15, 2011
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Friday, February 11, 2011
News

Petrobras approves order for 7 deepwater rigs for $4.64B

Petrobras’ board of directors approved the bidding process for the construction, in Brazil, of the first seven of a total of 28 offshore drilling rigs intended to meet its long-term...

February 11, 2011
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Thursday, February 10, 2011
Engineering News

Keppel wins US$440 million twin jackup rig contract from Ensco

Innovative KFELS Super A Class design gains traction in high-specification rig market Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) has secured a contract to build two enhanced KFELS Super A Class harsh...

February 10, 2011
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Monday, November 15, 2010
Offshore News

Transocean Agrees to Purchase High-Specification Jackup from PPL Shipyard

As their 3rd Quarter conference call seemed to allude to, Transocean has just signed an agreement with PPL Shipyard in Singapore to purchase a Pacific-class high-specification jackup rig, currently under construction....

November 15, 2010
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Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Interesting

FPSO Delivery Photos – Heavy Lift Transport

FPSO delivery photos from the gCaptain archives… enjoy! Ever wonder how a huge FPSO is delivered to it’s destination? Shipspotting forum points us to Seven Marine’s photos of a recent...

August 10, 2010
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Friday, April 23, 2010
Uncategorized

Close Call On Rig – Explosion Danger When Welding Tank

An alert rig site senior mechanic spotted a welder carrying out a job that could have led to an explosion. It is a reminder to check thoroughly what’s inside a...

April 23, 2010
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Monday, November 19, 2007
Fire Incidents

gCaptain Tip Line – PEMEX Oil Rig Fire

gCaptain received the above photo via our gCaptain Tip Line. Here is the official news on the incident from PEMEX; MEXICO:  PEMEX confirmed that a fire occurred on the Kab...

November 19, 2007
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