While on the tow an upgrade project was carried out with the overhaul of the two existing mud pumps and the addition of a third Oilwell A-1700 PT mud pump to the rigs existing system. Additionally the rigs SCR system was also upgraded to incorporate the new pump with the addition of a fifth SCR bay. A riding crew consisting of the Rig's Senior Electrician, Rig Engineer, a welding team from Lamprell and two NOI engineers were on the rig for the duration of the tow and carried out the upgrade project.
The Sneferu will now commence a three year contract for Belayim Petroleum Company (PETROBEL) in their offshore Mediterranean concessions.
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