Source Pravda.Ru

AMFELS Lays New Keel For Central Tonala Jackup Rig

AMFELS Inc. has laid the keel for new jackup rig, Central Tonala, one month ahead of schedule. The US$83 million contract for the rig was signed in April 2002 with Perforadora Central SA de CV. Central Tonala is a KFELS MOD V "B" class jack-up, enhanced with Keppel's proprietary jacking and fixation systems developed by its research and technology arm, Offshore Technology Development.

At the keel laying ceremony Perforadora Central's Vice President for Marine Drilling Division said, "We are very pleased with the progress of the construction of Central Tonala, which is ahead of schedule. AMFELS has shown total commitment and excellent project management in the project."

In response, Mr CY Ho, President of AMFELS, expressed his gratitude for the cooperation and team spirit shown by Perforadora Central's construction team in enabling this milestone to be achieved. Due for delivery in the first quarter of 2004, Central Tonala is the fourth "B" class rig ordered in two years, reflecting customers' confidence in Keppel's design, engineering and construction capabilities.

The first "B" class, Chiles Discovery was delivered by Keppel FELS in Singapore. Its sister rig, Chiles Galileo, now under construction at AMFELS for the same owner, Chiles Offshore Inc is due in September 2002. The third rig, Atwood Beacon, is currently being built in Keppel FELS for Atwood Oceanics Pacific Limited and is expected to be delivered in June 2003.

Central Tonala incorporates modern engineering features to improve productivity, enhance safety, and provide added independence from supply lines and environmental conditions. It can drill in water depths up to 375 feet and is well suited for the environmental conditions of the Mexican waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

Several years ago, a prominent Indonesian businessman who now resides in Canada, insisted on meeting me in a back room of one of Jakarta's posh restaurants. An avid reader of mine, he 'had something urgent to tell me', after finding out that our paths were going to be crossing in this destroyed and hopelessly polluted Indonesian capital.

Capitalism reduced Indonesian cities to infested carcases

Several years ago, a prominent Indonesian businessman who now resides in Canada, insisted on meeting me in a back room of one of Jakarta's posh restaurants. An avid reader of mine, he 'had something urgent to tell me', after finding out that our paths were going to be crossing in this destroyed and hopelessly polluted Indonesian capital.

Capitalism reduced Indonesian cities to infested carcases
Comments
Riots spark in Ukraine again, but people will not die for idiots this time
Russian PM Medvedev: USA undermines relationship with Russia for decades
Capitalism reduced Indonesian cities to infested carcases
Putin to Sobchak: We will never let them turn Russia into another Ukraine
Putin to Sobchak: We will never let them turn Russia into another Ukraine
Capitalism reduced Indonesian cities to infested carcases
Capitalism reduced Indonesian cities to infested carcases
Capitalism reduced Indonesian cities to infested carcases
Capitalism reduced Indonesian cities to infested carcases
North Korea is not a threat to the US
North Korea is not a threat to the US
Saudi Arabia readies to enjoy cinemas and music for the first time in 40 years
Capitalism reduced Indonesian cities to infested carcases
Russian politician says Donald Trump extremely dangerous for Russia
ISIS threatens to conduct large-scale terrorist attacks in USA for Jerusalem decision
American Bioweaponry
Capitalism reduced Indonesian cities to infested carcases
Putin to Sobchak: We will never let them turn Russia into another Ukraine
Putin to Sobchak: We will never let them turn Russia into another Ukraine
Putin to Sobchak: We will never let them turn Russia into another Ukraine
Putin to Sobchak: We will never let them turn Russia into another Ukraine