Lamprell Completes Construction of ‘Jindal Star’ Jackup Rig

Lamprell, a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewables industry, announced yesterday the completion of construction of the jackup rig “Jindal Star” and its delivery to Jindal Pipes (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. (Jindal) a D. P. Jindal Group Company.

Completion and delivery of the rig, on budget and 20 months after initial steel cutting, was marked with a ceremony at Lamprell’s Hamriyah facility in the UAE on 6 November, which will be followed by the rig’s departure from the facility to its drilling location in offshore India.

The project was completed with more than 3.6 million man-hours without any lost time incidents. The Jindal Star, weighing 10,500 tonnes at delivery, is a LeTourneau Super 116E (Enhanced) with a self – elevating, 477 ft leg design. The spud cans were redesigned and fitted with extensions to meet Jindal’s requirement with regard to the maximum ground bearing pressure, which is specific to Indian waters.

With this delivery, the Group has now completed a total of 13 new build jackup drilling rigs, six of the ‘LeTourneau Super 116 E’ design and seven of the ‘Friede & Goldman Super M2’ design.

The Group has eight more LeTourneau rigs at various stages of construction.

Lamprell, November 7, 2013

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>

Events>

<< Mar 2020 >>
MTWTFSS
24 25 26 27 28 29 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31 1 2 3 4 5

The 9th Annual Event Green Shiptech China Congress 2020

The 9th Annual Event- Green Shiptech China Congress 2020 will be held on next…

read more >

Belgian Offshore Days 2020

During this event, a conference will be held with focus on “Increasing value by data driven innovation…

read more >

Europort Romania

Europort Romania is the premier maritime networking event of the Black Sea and will connect maritime technology and service suppliers with high level professionals from Romania and surrounding shipbuilding markets.

More info

read more >

MARITIME INDUSTRY 2020

The future of the maritime sector is the point of focus during Maritime Industry 2020.

read more >