Chinese yard CIMC Raffles today completed the upper hull mating for the COSLProspector semi-submersible drilling rig, being built for COSL Drilling.
COSLProspector is a DP3 unit with an operating depth of 1,500 metres, a drilling depth of 7,600 metres and a designed operating temperature of minus 20 degrees Celsius. Classed by DNV and with basic design provided by the Grenland Group, the COSLPROSPECTOR meets the requirements of the PSA and NORSOK.
The rig is expected to be delivered on the third quarter of 2014.
Since October,2010, CIMC Raffles has delivered three COSL serial semi-submersible drilling rigs for COSL Europe Drilling.
September 27, 2013