Tilted jack-up rig in Jurong Shipyard restored
Photo: SembCorp Marine
Jurong Shipyard has restored and floated the jack-up rig that tilted last month to its original upright position.
Eighty-nine workers were injured in the incident at the shipyard on December 3.
Sembcorp Marine said on Tuesday that with the rig now back to its upright position, Jurong Shipyard and the authorities will focus on investigations into what caused it to tilt.
Repairs and restoration work will start when the stop-work is lifted.
The three-legged rig was scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 2013.
This has been rescheduled.
The rig is expected to be delivered by the end of of third quarter of 2013.
Sembcorp Marine said the repairs and change in the delivery date are not expected to have any material impact on its net tangible assets and earnings per share for the year ending December 31, 2013.
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