posted on Jul, 21 2005 @ 06:20 PM
My father in law worked on this rig while at Kiewit, Inglside Texas. Word around the yard is structural weld failures in the ballasts. A Naval
research Radom that was built in the same yard, and welded on by the same sub-contractors, had a towing eye pull loose by a tugboat while leaving the
Not sure if these welds came from the same contractor, or if they were made in korea, where the original platform was built.
[edit on 21-7-2005 by wiggy]