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Keppel beats pack to land US$1.1b job

Singapore yard to build KFELS Super B class jack-up rigs for Transocean

Super deal: The Transocean Andaman (photo), one of three KFELS Super B Class jack-up rigs that Keppel delivered to Transocean earlier this year. The three rigs are operating in offshore Thailand

FOR the doomsday pessimists, Keppel Corp's securing of a US$1.1 billion contract to build five high-specification KFELS Super B class jack-up rigs, plus options to build five more, for leading US rig owner Transocean Ltd is another reminder that Singapore shipyards remain the "go-to" offshore