On 12 August 2016, Russia-Vietnam Joint Venture - Vietsovpetro (Vietsovpetro) as owner and PetroVietnam Marine Shipyard (PV Shipyard) as the builder held handover ceremony for the Tam Dao 05 jack up rig after 32 months of construction.
Tam Dao 05 is a jack-up rig, designed in accordance with Friede and Goldman’s JU-2000E model. It is expected to have a total 18,000 tonnage when it is built, capable of operating at a depth of 120 meters or 400 ft below water, and will be able to drill at a depth of 9,000 meters, or 30,000 ft. This is the second jack-up rig domestically manufactured by subsidiaries of PetroVietnam. The first was Tam Dao 03 which was put into operation in 2012.
Based on the basic design of LTI 116E from LeTourneau Technologies Inc., PV Shipyard successfully completed building the first Jackup rig in Vietnam for National Oil & Gas Goup (PetroVietnam). The rig was delivered 2 months ahead in March 2012.
Technical information for our first Jackup rig: Super 116 E Class Overview