HHI Delivers Ocean BlackLion Drillship to Diamond Offshore
South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. (HHI) reported Monday that the shipyard recently delivered the Ocean BlackLion (UDW drillship) to Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc.
The Ocean BlackLion drillship, ordered by Diamond Offshore in May 2012 at a cost of approximately $655 million, marked the 2,000th ship that HHI has completed.
“Today, we wrote a new chapter in the global shipbuilding history by delivering the 2,000th ship. As we have been over the past four decades, we will continue to stand firm as the global leader in the shipbuilding industry with tireless innovation and shipbuilding method improvement for the coming decades,” Choi Kil-seon, chairman & CEO of HHI commented in a press release.
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