(Norway) - The new semisub rig,ORS Pioneer, is scheduled for delivery to the owner in March 2008.
It will be built at the Yantai Raffles Shipyard in China and is the first rig for this shipyard to construct.
The ORS Pioneer was designed by Global Maritime AS in Stavanger, Norway. The rig operator is ORS Offshore Rig Serivces.
Hernis Scan Systems AS will install the Hernis 400 Compact System for the main drilling deck.
An additional order for marine and pipehandling is also expected.
HERNIS Scan Systems provides high quality Closed Circuit Television Systems (CCTV) and Visual Integrated Systems (VIS), which is a visual concept based on integration into various onboard computer based systems.
The systems are tailor-made for hazardous and corrosive environments.