Keppel wins S$780m rig order from Danish shipping group Maersk

A unit of Singapore’s Keppel Corp said Monday it has secured a contract worth S$780 million (US$473 million) to build two oil rigs for Danish shipping group A.P. Moeller-Maersk. Keppel FELS Ltd, a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore and Marine, said it would build the semi-submersible platforms, while Moller-Maersk would supply the drilling and other construction equipment.