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  • 21 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    The second semi-submersible drilling rig COSL Innovator  produced by Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Ltd (CIMC raffles) for COSL Drilling Europe AS (CDE) departed from CIMC raffles on 8:00 AM 21th Dec 2011. Approximately 120 employees from the yard attended the see off Ceremony. It is the second deep water semi-submersible drilling platform built by Yantai […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Exploration & Production

    CIMC Raffles has started the construction of the semi-submersible drilling rig Beacon Pacific for Beacon Pacific Group Ltd., at its Yantai Shipyard, in China.  According to the press release, the rig is based on GM4-D design and CIMC Raffles has cooperated with Global Maritime on the basic design and owns 80% intellectual property right. CIMC says that […]

  • 16 January 2014

    Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Limited (CIMC Raffles), has secured an order from Beacon Holdings Group Ltd, to build one unit of harsh environment ice class semi-submersible drilling rig. The rig, to be named the Beacon Atlantic, is scheduled for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2016. In addition, the Owner has an option to build […]

  • 29 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    On the morning of Dec. 29th, 2011, China’s CIMC Raffles delivered a jack-up drilling rig the Master Driller to the Reignwood International Investment (Group) Company Limited. The basic design of the rig is supplied by the Friede&Goldman of the U.S.A., while CIMC Raffles independently finished all the detail design and shop design, with the Intellectual […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Exploration & Production

    China’s CIMC Raffles has launched the lower hull of the Beacon Atlantic semi-submersible drilling rig. As revealed in CIMC Raffles’ press release on Tuesday, the launching ceremony of Beacon Atlantic’s lower hull was held on Monday, October 12, 2015. The rig of GM4-D design is being built for Norway’s North Sea Rigs AS. Scheduled for delivery […]

  • 10 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    China’s Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Limited (CIMC Raffles), has secured an order from Central Shipping Monaco (CSM) to build 2 Friede & Goldman JU2000E jack-up drilling rigs. The two rigs are scheduled to be delivered at the end of 2015. In addition, CSM has options to build up to another 4 similar jack-up rigs with […]

  • 12 May 2014

    Yantai-based CIMC Raffles named and delivered the jack-up rig Gulf Driller #1 to its owner COSL during a ceremony held on Saturday, the 10th of May, 2014. Guests from ICBC, which provided financial leasing for the rig,  along with top representatives from COSL and CIMC Raffles attended the ceremony. This rig will now set out […]

  • 10 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Limited (CIMC Raffles) has secured an order from Central Shipping Monaco (CSM) to build two units of Friede & Goldman JU2000E jackup drilling rigs. The two rigs are scheduled to be delivered at the end of 2015.In addition, CSM has options to build up to another 4 similar jackup rigs with […]

  • 30 April 2015

    China’s CIMC Raffles shipyard has delivered a new semi-submersible drilling rig to COSL. The rig named COSL Prospector today, April 30, 2015, left the deep-water wharf of CIMC Raffles and officially joined the deep-water fleet of China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC). The rig is the fourth deep-water semi-submersible drilling rig delivered by CIMC Raffles for COSL. […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Exploration & Production

    CIMC Raffles, a Chinese rig builder, on Thursday delivered a new semi-submersible drilling rig.

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Chinese offshore rig builder CIMC Raffles has today received an order to construct an offshore accommodation rig for C. Helios Limited The semi-submersible flotel of CIMC Raffles’ CR600 design will be able to accommodate 600 crewmembers. Since 2010, CIMC Raffles has delivered a total of nine deepwater semi-submersible rigs. Two of these are 100% in-house designed […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Exploration & Production

    CIMC Raffles has, on July 16, 2015, cut first steel for Sinopec’s 90-meter jack-up at its Yantai shipyard in China.  The basic design is completed by Sinopec Drilling Technology Research Institute while CIMC Raffles is responsible for detailed design, producing design and construction. CIMC Raffles said that, with operating depth of 91.4 meters, drilling depth […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The French DOLFINES and China’s CIMC Raffles have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost floating offshore wind in Europe and Asia. The two parties have agreed to cooperate on the commercial development of their activities in Europe and Asia to boost the floating wind sector. According to DOLFINES, the companies’ profiles are very […]

  • 28 February 2014

    CIMC Raffles has begun the construction of Frigstad’s second ultra-deepwater submersible drilling rig. The steel cutting for UDW rig ‘Beta’ was held today, 28th February, at the CIMC Haiyang yard. The rig is based on the D90 design developed by Frigstad Engineering. Frigstad Deepwater Rig Beta belongs to the latest generation of ultra-deepwater semi-submersible drilling […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Exploration & Production

    On 19th November, COSLPROSPECTOR, the fourth deep-water semi-submersible drilling rig built by CIMC Raffles for COSL, has been delivered in Yantai, Shandon, China. The COSLPROSPECTOR is a DP3 drilling rig with length of 104.5 meters, width of 70.5 meters, height of 37.55 meters. The rig has an operating depth of 1,500 meters, a drilling depth of […]

  • 22 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    On 17:30 of Sep. 20th, 2011, the second semi-submersible platform COSLINNOVATOR built by Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Limited (hereafter refers to CIMC Raffles) for China Oilfield Services Limited (hereafter refers to COSL) returned from sea trial, it successfully completed all the trial missions during an 11-days trial. This trial breaks the 16-days’ record of COSLPIONEER, […]

  • 28 August 2013

    On August 28th, 2013, Frigstad Deepwater Rig Alfa, the biggest ultradeepwater semi-submersible drilling rig in the world with dual drilling towers, constructed by CIMC Raffles for Frigstad Deepwater Offshore, had its steel cutting in HCRO. Harald Frigstad, the Chairman of Frigstad Deepwater Company, the CEO Simen S. Eriksen, and Mr. Yu ya, the President of […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Limited (CIMC Raffles), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CIMC Group, has secured an order from a wholly-owned subsidiary of Norshore Holdings AS to build 1 unit of Multi-Purpose Drillship. The drillship is scheduled to be delivered in the second half year of 2016 .In addition, Norshore has options to build up to […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Chinese shipyard CIMC Raffles has delivered its latest jack-up drilling rig – the Kan Tan Qi Hao. The rig was delivered to Sinopec Shanghai Offshore Petroleum Bureau on Tuesday, by Yantai CIMC Raffles yard. According to CIMC Raffles, the rig, classed by ABS, can operate a minus 20 Celsius temperatures. The rig operating depth is […]

  • 22 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    On 17:30 of Sep. 20th, 2011, the second semi-submersible platform COSLINNOVATOR built by Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Limited (hereafter refers to CIMC Raffles) for China Oilfield Services Limited (hereafter refers to COSL) returned from sea trial, it successfully completed all the trial missions during an 11-days trial. This trial breaks the 16-days’ record of COSLPIONEER, […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Coastal Contracts, a Malaysian provider of offshore services, has informed that its subsidiary Thaumas Marine has filed a notice of arbitration against CIMC Raffles Offshore, and Dynamic Driller, seeking $5.65 million in damages. According to Coastal Contracts, the reasons for the move lie in the fact that CIMC Raffles and Dynamic driller failed to deliver a […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    On April 16, 2014, CIMC Raffles delivered the “HYSY 932″ jack-up drilling rig to China Oilfield Services Limited (“COSL”) in Yantai, Shandong.  “HYSY 932″ will proceed to start its operation in Bohai Bay.   “HYSY 932″ is a Super M2 design jack-up drilling rig, based on a basic design by Friede & Goldman. CIMC Raffles completed […]