China Merchants Heavy Industry secures four liftboats

China Merchants Heavy Industry secures four liftboats

Shanghai: China Merchants Heavy Industry (Jiangsu) has signed contracts with Tianjin Haiheng Ship Engineering for the construction of four jack-up liftboats.

The liftboats are designed by Singapore Amerin. Construction will start in September this year, and deliveries are scheduled before September 2017.

Tianjin Haiheng is a repeat customer for China Merchants Heavy Industry; it previously ordered four jack-up drilling rigs at the yard. It sold two of the rigs to UMW Oil & Gas in 2014.

Tianjin Haiheng Ship Engineering was established in 2008. It mainly engages in the business of management and leasing of offshore equipment.

Jason Jiang

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