accommodation rig


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accommodation rig

[ə‚käm·ə′dā·shən ‚rig]
(mining engineering)
A part of an offshore drilling complex containing areas for sleeping, storing supplies, and recreation.
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Rough Justice, which is set to feature cameo appearances by leading Liverpool actors Ricky Tomlinson and David Morrissey, will tell the stories of the shipyard workers who occupied a gas accommodation rig for six months in protest over compulsory redundancies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).