CIMC Raffles delivers HYSY 932 jackup drilling rig
YANTAI, China -- CIMC Raffles has delivered the HYSY 932 jackup drilling rig to China Oilfield Services (COSL) in Yantai, Shandong. HYSY 932 will now proceed to commence its operation in Bohai Bay.
HYSY 932 is a Super M2 design jackup drilling rig. Friede & Goldman provided the basic design, while CIMC Raffles completed both the detail design and shop design.
The whole construction process was supervised by Ocean Challenger, Singapore Company. The main technical parameters are: LOA 59.745 m; BM 55.78 m; HM 7.62 m; leg overall length 125m; max. drilling depth 9,144 m. It can accommodate 110 people and is classed by ABS.
HYSY 932 is the 6th jackup drilling rig constructed and delivered by CIMC Raffles since 2011. In the first half of 2014, CIMC Raffles will deliver a total of three jackup rigs to COSL. The first unit is a multi-purpose self-elevating rig already delivered in February 2014 and now operating in the Bohai Bay with good operation performance. CIMC Raffles will deliver another Super M2 jackup drilling rig to COSL in May 2014.