On 25 Oct 2014 in Vung Tau, PVShipyard and Vietsovpetro have together organized the Keel Laying Ceremony for Tam Dao 05 Jack Up Drilling Rig. In this project, Vietsovpetro is the Owner and PV Shipyard is the Main contractor with the total investment value of the project upto 230 mil USD.
Speaking at the Ceremony, Mr. Phan Tu Giang – PV Shipyard’s Managing Director expressed that this is the most state – of – the – art and biggest jack up rig building in Vietnam until now. Its weight is approximately 18,000MT when its completion, able to operate in water depth of 120 meters and drilling capacity of 9,000 meters. This is the second rig being designed, constructed, and commissioning by Vietnamese labour force after the first rig “Tam Dao 03” is effectively operating in offshore Vietnam currently.
Mr. Tu Thanh Nghia, General Director of Vietsovpetro stated that building Tam Dao 05 Drilling Rig helps Vietsovpetro to hold the initiative in their exploration campaign as well as reduce reasonable expenses in chartering drilling rig.
Mr. Nguyen Xuan Son – Chairman of Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) affirmed that Tam Dao 05 Jack Up Rig is the largest volume oil and gas mechanical project in Vietnam until present. He emphasized that building modern drilling rig like Tam Dao 05 has raised Vietnam belonging to the group of countries can fabricate offshore facilities in the world.
The Project is scheduled to complete within 32 months. PV Shipyard committed to fully dedicate to the Project to deliver the Rig within time, ensuring the safety and quality of the Project.