Halifax Shipyard won another offshore contract. The Irving Shipyard
in Halifax, Nova Scotia has landed a contract to modify and refit the Glomar Grand Banks semi
-submersible drill rig
. The work will be completed at the Irving facility in Woodside. The job, which was commissioned by Global Sante Fe of Houston, Texas, will employ 350 people for a minimum of three months starting in January. The Rig
will tie up at Woodside Facility on the December 19, and prepare for the upgrade. The Global Santa Fe Project are already in place in Halifax.