Perro Negro 11 new Jack-Up becomes part of Saipem fleet and it is already committed to a five years contract in the Middle East

San Donato Milanese, (Italy), July 11, 2022 – The new Jack-up Perro Negro 11 has just been officially christened and it becomes part of the Saipem off-shore drilling fleet. The ceremony has been held on July the 8th, 2022 in CIMC shipyard in Longkou (China) with the participation of CIMC Raffles, Ocean Challenger and Saipem.

In line with Saipem “asset light” strategy, the above jack-up (chartered on a “bareboat” basis) is already committed to a five years contract (with option for two additional years) in the Middle East.

In addition, during this event, a “Memorandum of Understanding” has been signed by CIMC Raffles and Saipem looking for future business opportunities in the segments of “Off-shore drilling”, “Off-shore construction” and “New Energies”.


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