The hosting costs of websites on this system have historically been covered by advertising. However changes in the way people use the internet, including ad-blocking mean that the revenues no longer cover the expenses. For this reason we will be closing this website within the next two months unless we can find a different model. If any users of the site would be interested in the possibility of taking this incredible archive or pictures and comments over including paying for hosting, please get in touch.
We use cookies to track visitor statistics and personalise adverts. This info is shared with Google. Only use the site if you agree to this. OK, I agree
Librapix Link

Oil Rig Photos

Upload a Picture About this Site | Links | Random Pic | Advanced Search Home | Latest Additions | Contributors | Visitors
 
Stena Tay
Oil Rig Photos
No: 1997   Contributor: Rick Vince   Companies: Stena   Year: 2009
Stena Tay

Alongside the AstiCan ship repair yard at Las Palmas on 29/11/2009, towards the end of a three month+ repair and overhaul contract.
Built in 1981 by Götaverken, Arendal as “Safe Gothia” to 2000, “Stena Tay” since 28,592 g.t.
Described as an ultra-deep water, dynamically positioned, twin pontoon, column stabilised
drilling unit; capable of drilling operations in up to 8,100 ft.of water.
She underwent a major upgrade in 1999 by the Far East Levingston Shipyard, Singapore May 1999 for a 5 year deepwater drilling and development contract with Shell.
Picture added on 08 January 2010 at 08:42
add commentComments:
Worked on her for 2 and a half years, just left her the tail end of last year 2011, 2 and a half great years.
Miss the crack and her, I'm sure Stena are laughing all the way to the bank after selling her though

Added by Jake on 14 March 2012.
Please add your comments about this picture using the form below.

Comments

Your Name

Your email address - this will be shown on the page and will allow the system to notify you of further comments added to this picture.
 

Latest Pics

Brent Bravo 1984Endeavour Spirit of Independence
My Album Admin Login | Advertise on this Site | Terms & Copyright | Try our site about Tractors