Jan 19, 2015
Graha — PaxOcean is pleased to announce the successful launch of Jack Up Rig Hull G8001 on 7th April 2015 at the PaxOcean Graha yard in Batam, Indonesia. Hull G8001 is the second GustoMSC CJ46-X100D Jack Up Rig constructed at PaxOcean Graha for owner Petrolor Oilfield Services. The first is hull L209, which was launched at the same location in October 2014.
Over 30 VIPs and guests travelled from Singapore to Batam to witness this special occasion. General Manager of Petrolor, Mr Song Tao acknowledged the cooperation between the PaxOcean Group and Petrolor in the construction of these “High quality oil drilling jack up rigs that meet the requirements of 80% of the world’s shallow water oil drilling market”.
Hull G8001 was successfully launched by lady sponsor Madam Chen Wen Ying, Director of Petrolor Oilfield Services Co. Ltd. Auspicious eight hundred and eighty eight red balloons were released simultaneously with the setting off of fire crackers to mark the smooth launch of hull G8001 into the water.
A subsidiary of Kuok Singapore Limited, PaxOcean owns and operates 6 shipyards located in Singapore, China and Indonesia. First established in 2007 in Singapore, PaxOcean offers a wide range of services covering offshore engineering, rig building, ship and rig repair, maintenance and conversion.
For more information, visit us at www.paxocean.com