Passers By – ALP DEFENDER towing ssdr LEIV EIRIKSSON – 09.04.2021

On Friday 9th April, 2021 the 2017 built anchor handling tug (AHT) ALP DEFENDER towing the 2001 built semi-submersible drilling rig (ssdr) LEIV EIRIKSSON from Agotnes, Norway bound to Aliaga, Turkey for breakers. LEIV EIRIKSSON was a Trosvik Bingo 9000 ultra-deepwater semi-submersible oil rig (ssdr) built at Dalian No 1 Production Yard (DSIC) , China. […]

NEW BUILDING CANCELLATION – OCEAN RIG CANCELS DRILLSHIP. South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has terminated an order for a delayed drillship that was one of two contracted in 2014 that were scheduled for delivery in June 2017, ordered by Ocean Rig. However, as demand for drilling vessels deteriorated after oil prices declined sharply from […]