Sembcorp’s PPL Shipyard Bags 3rd for Perisai
Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiary PPL Shipyard has secured a repeat order to build a third Pacific Class 400 jack-up rig worth $211.5 million from Perisai (L) Inc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Perisai Petroleum Teknologi Bhd.
Scheduled for delivery in the third quarter of 2016, this third jack-up rig will be built based on PPL Shipyard’s proprietary Pacific Class 400 design with similar specification as the first and second jack-up rig units, named Perisai Pacific 101 and Perisai Pacific 102, secured in May 2012 and February 2013 respectively.
Incorporating the latest drilling equipment for improved drilling efficiency, offline handling features and simultaneous operations support, this high specification rig is capable of operating in deeper waters of 400 feet and drilling high pressure and high temperature wells to depths of 30,000 feet.
The rig will be equipped with full hotel services for a complement of 150 persons on board in 1-man cabins and 2-men cabins.
Press Release, December 31, 2013