Upgraded semi sails to Edvard Grieg in the North Sea

Semco Maritime has completed upgrades to the semisubmersible drilling rig Island Innovator.

Island Innovator
Island Innovator

Offshore staff

HANOYTANGEN, NorwaySemco Maritime has completed upgrades to the semisubmersible drilling rig Island Innovator.

The rig left the company’syard at Hanøytangen last Friday following a five-month stay, and is mobilizing to Lundin’s Edvard Grieg field in the Norwegian North Sea to drill the 16/1-27 appraisal well.

During the yard stay, Semco performed a five-year special periodic survey classification, also undertaking an extensive airgap program that involved blinding of 64 windows and watertight doors.

The rig, built in 2012, also underwent various modifications.

02/28/2017

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