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Singapore: Jurong Shipyard Restores Tilted Rig to Its Upright Position

Posted by | 15.01.2013 | Maritime News

Singapore: Jurong Shipyard Restores Tilted Rig to Its Upright Position
Sembcorp Marine announced that Jurong Shipyard has successfully restored and floated the jack-up rig that tilted on 3 December 2012 to its original upright position following planned recovery and restoration operations on 14 January 2013.
Following the successful restoration of the jack-up rig to its upright position, Jurong Shipyard and the relevant authorities will focus on investigations into the cause of the tilting. Repairs and restoration work will commence upon lifting of the stop-work… order.
The jack-up rig which was originally scheduled for delivery in 1Q 2013 will be rescheduled for a later delivery date. Pending on the assessment, the estimated delivery would be by the end of third quarter 2013.

Sembcorp Marine, January 15, 2013

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