Aibel Haugesund wins Odfjell Drilling contract

Oslo: Odfjell Drilling has awarded Norway’s Aibel Haugesund shipyard a NOK40m ($5.13m) contract for yard stay services related to the periodic survey of the Deepsea Bergen.

The yard stay will take place early this autumn and will include cover inspection activities for structure, piping and tanks.

The yard stay is estimated to be 30 days excluding sailing time.

Deepsea Bergen is a harsh environment semisubmersible drilling rig on a long-term contract with Statoil. The rig is performing  production drilling services for Statoil in the Norwegian Sea.

Hans Thaulow

Hans Henrik Thaulow is an Oslo-based journalist who has been covering the shipping industry for the last 15 years. As well as some work for the Informa Group, Hans was the China correspondent for TradeWinds. He also contributes to Maritime CEO magazine. Hans’ shipping background extends to working as a shipbroker trainee with Simpson, Spence & Young in Hong Kong.
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