Songa Offshore semi-submersible to resume work in February

Songa Offshore has announced that its semi-submersible drilling rig Songa Encourage is currently under equipment overhaul and repair and the rig is expected to be back in operations early February 2017.

The rig is on a charter contract with Statoil. It suffered water ingress into a pumproom on January 2 and has since suspended operations.

No injuries were reported from the incident.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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