‘Deepsea Aberdeen’ Rig Sinks at Korean Yard

On 28 December 2013, the semisubmersible “Deepsea Aberdeen”, currently under construction at Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) in Korea, experienced water ingress on pontoon while moored at the yard’s quay.

Workers were immediately evacuated and the rig was stabilized on the sea bed with draft at around 21 meters.

No injuries to personnel have been reported.

Odfjell Drilling said  it was awaiting information from DSME and that it would submit more information in due time.

December 30, 2013

 

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