January 25, 2011; h 11:05
San Donato Milanese (Milan), 25 January 2011 – With reference to the completion works of the Scarabeo 8 drilling vessel, Saipem informs that some changes are required, associated with the electrical and instrumentation installation in the double–bottom area of the vessel. The estimated delivery of the rig will be delayed by 6 months versus the previous forecasts, and is now expected in the fourth quarter 2011.
Scarabeo 8 is currently in the Westcon shipyard in Ølen, Norway, where it was moved at the end of October 2010 for the commissioning, operational tests, and replacement of some components damaged by the fire which occurred in June 2010.
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