The Moscow based giant Rosneft announced that the jack up Kan Tan IV started drilling the appraisal well No.3 at the North-Veninskaya formation in the Veninsky license block, a part of the Sakhalin-3 project. The well has a planned measured depth of 3,830 metres and vertical deviation of 750 metres. The drilling site is located 7 kilometres offshore at a sea depth of 25 metres.  Trustee, a specialized transportation vessel, delivered KANTAN 6 for unloading in Aniva Bay, from where the jack-up drilling rig was mobilised to the drilling site. Kan Tan 6 from Sinopec Shanghai Offshore is a Baker Marine Pacific Class 375 built at PPL shipyard Singapore in 2011.