January 4, 1982 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News

Curacao Yard Completes Repairs To Offshore Rig

Curacao Drydock Inc., at Curacao, Netherlands Antilles, recently completed a multimillion dollar contract to repair the semisubmersible offshore mobile drilling unit Blue Water No. 3 for its owner Santa Fe Drilling Inc.

Among the significant items of repair were extensive electrical renewals, reconstruction of living and machinery spaces, and sandblasting and recoating of the rig structure.

Extensive repair facilities at the yard include the widest graving dock in the western hemisphere, 6,000 feet of repair wharves to 40-foot draft, and cranes to 140 ton. The yard is represented in America by Curacao Drydock (USA) Inc.

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