The newly completed drilling tender barge was officially named T10 by Yang Berbahagia Datin Yazreen Yahya, wife of Executive Vice Chairman of Sapura Crest, Datuk Shahril Shamsudin in a ceremony at MMHE. This new build signifies another made-in-Malaysia tender drilling barge, following the T-9 which was delivered by MMHE to Tioman Drilling in 2004.
Present to witness the ceremony were Tan Sri Shamsuddin Abdul Kadir, founder and chairman of Sapura Holding Sdn Bhd, Encik Wan Yusoff Wan Hamat MD/CEO of MMHE, Mr Staale Roed Managing Director of Seadril Asia Limited and other guests from Sapura, Seadrill and Tioman Drilling and MMHE.
Speaking at the ceremony Encik Wan Yusoff said that MMHE is proud to be associated with the big players in the drilling tender barge sector namely Sapura Crest and Seadril Asia Limited.
Datuk Shahril Shamsuddin in his speech said, in choosing a contractor to build the T-10, they originally set out to appoint a world class international contractor and chose MMHE due to our track record of delivering world class work during the previous builds. He also lauded both the project teams from Tioman Drilling and MMHE for managing the project's challenging schedule and especially the safety issues.