Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: Maritime Industrial Services (OSE: MIS) has signed a contract with Saudi Aramco for refurbishment work on jackup SAR 201.
‘The work will begin in the first week of April when the rig arrives at MIS’ Sharjah yard and is scheduled for completion by early August. The scope of the project covers major refurbishment work to be done to the accommodation units in addition to blasting and painting work to the legs, tank repairs and coatings and some major piping works. The project will also cover the inspection of the rig’s spud cans, among other work, all within the framework of a five-year special periodical survey for a Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU). Saudi Aramco has been a client of the MIS Group for over 20 years with several projects completed by MIS Sharjah and MIS Arabia in Saudi Arabia where MIS is partnered with two local Saudi companies. This project marks the first time that Aramco has commissioned a rig refurbishment project at MIS’ Sharjah, UAE yard.