Class Society


Oct 2014

Structure Type


Ensco 8505

Proceanic, Ltd. Of Houston, TX carried out the completion of an ABS UWILD inspection on the ENSCO 8505 semisubmersible drilling rig while located offshore Gulf of Mexico. This inspection was completed using a VideoRay PRO4 ROV fitted with a hull crawler attachment and water-jet cleaning tool.

One ABS surveyor was present to witness the inspection. Twelve sea-chests, eight thrusters, leading and trailing edges of the pontoon, and cross ties were inspected.

  • Mini-ROV marine growth cleaning of seachests
  • Mini-ROV cleaning of critical hull welds
  • GVI of hull, thrusters, seachests
  • CVI of critical hull welds
  • UWILD for 1st Intermediate Survey
  • Vessel status: On DP, between wells