Some of the Cammell Laird workers perform a conga on the gas accommodation rig
Teras Offshore, part of Singapores Ezion Holdings, has won a 16-month contract to provide its jack-up accommodation rig
Atlantic Amsterdam at an offshore windfarm project for DONG Energy UK.
The accommodation rig
will provide up to 400 beds on the Johan Sverdrup field.
Tomorrow, it will be 25 years since 37 former Cammell Laird workers - who occupied a gas accommodation rig
for six months in protest over compulsory redundancies - were carted off to spend a month in Walton jail.
They had taken off from Blackpool air terminal around 6pm, dropped off five workers at an accommodation rig
and picked up the five men.
The Haven jack-up accommodation rig
will be an important tool in the final offshore installation and commissioning phase, putting together the different pieces of the Johan Sverdrup puzzle "says Kjetel Digre, senior vice president for the Johan Sverdrup development project.
23 September 2011 - Norwegian shipbuilder Bergen Group ASA (OSL:BERGEN) said today it had won a deal worth between NOK8-10m for a yard stay of the Safe Scandinavia accommodation rig
It is (part of) the story of the 37 Cammell Laird workers who were jailed in 1984 after occupying a gas accommodation rig
for six months in protest over compulsory redundancies.
The demand outlook in the high-end accommodation rig
market appears positive, which should lead to high utilisation rates in the years to come, Prosafe said.
For Seafox 8, we are taking the hull of an ultra-harsh environment rig in our KFELS J Class for use as an accommodation rig
with equipment for P&A services.
Contract Awarded for DP3 Dynamically Positioned offshore accommodation rig
being built for Singapore based Axis Offshore.
8 July 2011 - Oslo-listed rig operator Prosafe SE (OSL: PRS) said today it got a contract, worth USD21m excluding options, to provide for hire the Safe Caledonia accommodation rig
to BG International Limited, part of BG Group (LON: BG).