Cosco Guangdong Completes Installation of Upper Hull of EDrill-3 Tender Rig

Singapore's Energy Drilling Pte Ltd. reported Sunday that the construction of the firm's latest semi-tender rig has marked a significant milestone with the successful installation of EDrill-3’s Upper Hull deck box modules in the first week of December, a little more than a month after the lower hull was launched in end October. The EDrill-3’s Upper Hull has been constructed and outfitted with major equipment packages in parallel with the Lower Hull since the project’s outset. Living Quarters module is undergoing pre-lift preparations and will be installed in the second week of December.

The Edrill-3 is being constructed at Cosco Guangdong Shipyard in southern China. The project team is led by Edrill’s project manager, Jason Tan and his counterpart, Zhu Qing from Cosco. A beaming Zhu Qing said, “We are very pleased with results of the upper hull lifting operations and fit up. A lot of engineering and planning has gone into this to ensure we have a smooth and safe operation. The project will now go into its final phase of completion, testing and commissioning. We want to make sure that our client has a first class rig ready by 3Q 2015”.

EDrill-3 is a four column Ocean Class design by MSC Gusto. It will be the largest semi-tender in the world when completed next year.

EDrill-3 is offered to several operators in SE Asia for their deepwater and technical rigorous programs from 3Q 2015 and 2Q 2016.

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