Bender Awarded $3-Million Contract For Drill Rig Repair
Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co., Inc. was recently awarded a $3- million contract for overhaul, repair and conversion work. The work will be performed on the NN-1, an offshore jack-up drilling rig which is 50 percent owned and operated by Noble Drilling Corporation, of Houston, Texas in partnership with National Enerdrill Corporation.
The project consists of drydocking the rig, reactivating all components and installing additional quarters. The project is expected to be completed by the end of this month. Upon completion, NN-1 will be dry-towed to Nigeria, where it will be employed by Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd.
Bender is a full-service shipyard that builds, converts and repairs vessels for commercial and governmental owners and operators.
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