semisub


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sem·i·sub

 (sĕm′ē-sŭb′, sĕm′ī-)
n.
A semisubmersible that resembles a submarine and is designed chiefly to avoid detection.
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In January 2012, the drilling process of Azul-1 reached a final depth of 17,500 feet (5,334 meters) by the Ocean Valiant semisub.
On projects such as the P-55 semisub or the twin FPSO P-58 and FPSO P-62, for example, Petrobras engineers, and their sub-contracted peers, have to manage a myriad of interfaces on the many smaller contractual packages.
As the semisub drills exploration and appraisal wells at Field #2, and as subsea hardware is ordered for the new field, plans can commence to relocate the FDPSO to Field #2 for development well drilling.
A J D NEUHAUS hydraulically operated crane with 80 tonne lift capacity has been delivered for operation on the semisub rig Spitsbergen, designed and built by Aker Solutions for operation on the Norwegian continental shelf.
Gulfsands expects to spud a well on the Kerkouane permit in June using the semisub Atwood Southern Cross .
The well was drilled with the Deepsea Delta semisub provided on a contractual basis by Norsk Hydro of Norway (now part of the state-controlled StatoilHydro).
Drillship, jack-up and semisub are the most common.
The well is being drilled with the Deepsea Delta semisub provided on a contractual basis by Norsk Hydro of Norway.