China: Construction of Sevan Brasil Rig Progressing Well at Nantong COSCO Shipyard

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At Nantong COSCO Shipyard, module hoisting operations for the SEVAN BRASIL, the semi-sub drilling rig, (including Drill Floor, lower and middle parts of the derrick, living quarters for 150 people, BOP carrier and Riser gantry cranes) have now been successfully completed.

The top priority among them were the Drill Floor, living quarters (of nearly 1000T), and the 90 meters high middle derrick. During the operation, the project team planned aspects very carefully and various departments have succeeded in very effective and close cooperation, which has ensured that the project has actively and steadily pushed forward.

About COSCO Nantong

COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard in Yangtze River Delta Region has one DWT 150,000 floating dock, one DWT 80,000 floating dock, four repair berths and 400,000m2 land areas. Back in the past 10 years, it has become the prime shipyard of the COSCO Shipyard Group, with its advanced facilities, highly-trained technical personnel and experienced workforce, handing approximately 150 vessels per year and holding the leading position in China all along and is extensively renowned home and abroad for its achievement in big projects and ship conversion.

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Source: Cosco, May 4, 2011;

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