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Hoidi wins COSL jack-up leg contract with China Merchant Heavy Industry

24th November 2014

Hoidi International’s production division, Tianjin Hoidi Group, has signed a GUSTO MSC CJ50-X120-E rig leg component fabrication and construction contract for the COSL HYSY944 CJ50 Project with China Merchant Heavy Industry Co

Hoidi wins COSL jack-up leg contract with China Merchant Heavy Industry
The high specification CJ50 jack-up rig’s main leg component, rack and chord, will be made up of EQ70 special grade steel that can operate in -20°C waters

The scope includes the fabrication, installation, erection and construction of a complete set of legs for the HYSY 944 GUSTO MSC CJ50-X120-E project, a jack-up rig with a maximum operating depth of 400ft and drilling depth of 30,000 ft.

The high specification CJ50 jack-up rig’s main leg component, rack and chord, will be made up of EQ70 special grade steel that can operate in -20°C waters, and suitable for North Sea usage.

Delivery of the HSYS944 is planned in 2016 and, according to COSL’s statement in a press release, HYSY944 is CNOOC’s first large pile shoe Jack-up rig, which will fill the vacuum in the group’s equipment for operations on soft formation.

 

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