10 Oct 2010
The ultra deepwater drilling unit "Scarabeo 9" has departed CIMC Raffles Shipyard for final commissioning at Keppel FELS in Singapore. Frigstad Offshore continues to manage the construction project.
The ultra deepwater semisubmersible "Scarabeo 9" departed from CIMC Raffles Shipyard in Yantai, China, on 9 October 2010 for final commissioning and testing at Keppel FELS in Singapore.
The "Scarabeo 9" drilling unit is of the Frigstad D90 design developed by Frigstad Engineering and it was ordered by Frigstad Discoverer Invest Ltd, at that time an affiliate of Frigstad Offshore, in 2006. Frigstad Discoverer Invest Ltd was later acquired by the Italian drilling contractor Saipem S.p.A in October/November 2007.
Frigstad Offshore will continue to manage the construction project in Keppel FELS together with Saipem.