Strategic Services

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Strategic Alliances

To augment our internal strengths and those of our companies to better serve our customers, we have established strategic partnerships with a number of companies widely recognized for their capabilities in rig design and assembly.

TOVAR Engineering, based in Singapore and with offices in Holland, provides a range of offshore and project management services, and specializes in the construction of lift-boats, jack-ups and semi-submersible rigs. The company is responsible for designing and building the Dixie Patriot, the world’s largest lift boat, with a deck area of 11,000 square feet and a deck load capacity of one million pounds in addition to deep water, harsh environment and extended reach jack-ups. Offshore project management capabilities include rig construction, enhancement, modification and refurbishing, as well as operations and work-over. TOVAR Engineering is our partner in Singapore that is actively involved in building and overseeing the construction of jack-ups for Transocean, ENSCO, Chevron, Noble, Chiles Offshore and Atwood.

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AVCO-TS builds land rigs designed for the South American market. This company is led by Al Vielma, an oilfield industry veteran with more than 34 years of financial, technical and operational experience. The company provides a broad spectrum of services, including new builds and commissioning of a variety of mobile land rigs.


Sembcorp Marine is a leading global marine and offshore engineering group, specializing in a full spectrum of integrated solutions in ship repair, shipbuilding, ship conversion, rig building and offshore engineering and construction. The company has a proven track record in the fast-track turnkey construction of semi-submersibles and jack-ups, the engineering and construction of offshore platforms, and the conversion of floating production and storage facilities.

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PPL Shipyard specializes in the design and construction of offshore drilling rigs from shallow water to deep water. The company has an established history of building and servicing jack-up and semi-submersible rigs.To-date, PPL has built a total of 40 jack-up rigs (of which 15 units are our PPL Pacific Class 375 design), 6 semi-submersibles and 4 swamp barges.

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