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Harland and Wolff Recruit 600 Temporary Jobs for Giant Oil Rig Refurbishment

13th November 2013
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Harland and Wolff Recruit 600 Temporary Jobs for Giant Oil Rig Refurbishment

#OilRig – Harland & Wolff are to recruit 600 skilled tradesmen to work on one of the biggest oil rigs to be refurbished in Belfast.

According to the Belfast Telegraph which has more on this story, the giant offshore drilling platform Blackford Dolphin is on its way from Brazil to Northern Ireland for maintenance before being redeployed to the North Sea.

The contract worth tens of millions of pounds to Harland and Wolff shipyard and will take almost two months to complete.

Published in Belfast Lough
Jehan Ashmore

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Jehan Ashmore is a marine correspondent, researcher and photographer, specialising in Irish ports, shipping and the ferry sector serving the UK and directly to mainland Europe. Jehan also occasionally writes a column, 'Maritime' Dalkey for the (Dalkey Community Council Newsletter) in addition to contributing to UK marine periodicals. 

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