Tuesday, May 4, 2021
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ConocoPhillips-Chartered Jack-Up Drilling Rigs Sinks Off Malaysia

A jack-up drilling rig has sunk after one or more of its legs penetrated the seabed off the coast of Sarawak, Malaysia on Monday, Malaysia-based drilling contractor Velesto Energy has...

May 4, 2021
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Monday, June 25, 2018
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Jack-Up Specialist Shelf Drilling Falls in Oslo Debut, But Optimistic on Rising Rig Rates

By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, June 25 (Reuters) – A fall in equities and oil markets knocked shares in Shelf Drilling on their Oslo market debut on Monday, although the world’s...

June 25, 2018
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Tuesday, May 1, 2018
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Borr Drilling Sells Fourteen Older Jack-Up Rigs Tied to Paragon Offshore Acquisition

Norwegian drilling contractor Borr Drilling has sold 14 old jack-up rigs tied to its acquisition of Paragon Offshore. The rigs will be sold to non-drilling company and retired from the...

May 1, 2018
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Thursday, February 22, 2018
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Borr Drilling to Acquire Paragon Offshore in Push to Consolidate Jack-Up Rig Market

By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Offshore rig firm Borr Drilling , controlled by Norwegian investor Tor Olav Troeim, is proposing to buy its rival Paragon Offshore for $232.5...

February 22, 2018
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Monday, March 20, 2017

Borr Drilling to Buy Transocean’s Jack-Up Fleet for $1.4 Billion

Newly established Borr Drilling has announced plans to scoop up Transocean’s entire fleet of high specification jack-up rigs in a deal worth nearly $1.4 billion. Borr Drilling revealed Monday that...

March 20, 2017
Total Views: 35

Friday, January 6, 2017

Maersk Drilling Takes Delivery of Final XLE Jack-Up, Maersk Invincible

Maersk Drilling has taken delivery of its fourth XLE jack-up rig, the Maersk Invincible, from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) in South Korea. The rig is the fourth and...

January 6, 2017
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Friday, October 14, 2016

Maersk Drilling Names World’s Biggest Jack-Up, Maersk Invincible

Maersk Drilling on Friday named one of the world’s largest jack-up rig, Maersk Invincible, at the DSME shipyard in Okpo, South Korea. The rig is the last of Maersk Drilling’s...

October 14, 2016
Total Views: 431

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
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Maritime News

Wärtsilä to Design New Offshore Maintenance Jack-Up

Helsinki-headquartered Wärtsilä says it has been awarded a contract to design a new series of jack-up vessels to serve maintenance vessels in the offshore oil and gas.  The company announced...

April 5, 2016
Total Views: 40

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Sea worker jack-up
Maritime News

Jack-Up Barge Grounds Off Denmark

A offshore wind farm jack-up barge has grounded in the North Sea off Denmark after its tow line parted in heavy weather. Offshore wind market service provider A2SEA has confirmed...

January 27, 2016
Total Views: 49

Monday, August 31, 2015
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Maritime News

Keppel Acquires Cameron’s Jack-Up Rig Business

Singapore’s Keppel Offshore & Marine, the world’s largest rig builder, says it has entered into an agreement for the acquisition of Houston-headquartered Cameron International Corporation’s offshore rigs business for $100...

August 31, 2015
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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Maersk Drilling to Scrap Oldest Rig

  Maersk Drilling has decided to decommission its jack-up rig Maersk Endurer amid the current over-supply of drilling rigs in the offshore market. Maersk says that the rig will be...

July 14, 2015
Total Views: 18

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Jack-Up Collapses at Maersk-Operated Al Shaheen Field Off Qatar

  A jack-up barge was badly damaged this week after it collapsed offshore Qatar at the Maersk Oil-operated Al Shaheen field in the Persian Gulf. Gulf International Services said Tuesday that...

July 7, 2015
Total Views: 304

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Maersk Drilling Names Third XLE-Type Jack-Up

Maersk Drilling has announced that its third and final XL Enhanced ultra harsh environment jack-up has been delivered ahead of schedule by Keppel FELS shipyard in Singapore.

February 18, 2015
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Monday, April 28, 2014
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Keppel FELS and Workfox Discuss Plans for New Jack-Up Rig Design

As shallow-water fields around the world are reaching the end of their production lives, particularly in the Gulf of Mexico and the North Sea, the need for the plugging and...

April 28, 2014
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Thursday, April 24, 2014
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SPOTD: Towing the COSL Seeker

Captain Serge Prakhov from the Terasea Eagle, a 2013-built, 203 ton bollard pull tugboat operating in the Java Sea, sends us the following image today: His vessel is towing the jack-up...

April 24, 2014
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Friday, March 21, 2014

Maersk Drilling Names World’s Largest Jack-up

Maersk Drilling this week officially named the jack-up formerly known as B331 during a star-studded ceremony at the Keppel FELS shipyard in Singapore.

March 21, 2014
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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Keppel FELS to Build Monstrous $500 Million Jack-Up

It’ll be quite a sight when Keppel FELS eventually conducts the jack-up test for TS Offshore’s new KFELS N Plus jack-up rig with it’s main deck towering 500 feet up...

March 4, 2014
Total Views: 28

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Seadrill Secures PEMEX Drilling Contracts With New Joint Venture

Leading offshore drilling company Seadrill announced Tuesday that it has secured drilling contracts with Mexico's PEMEX for the operation of five jack-up rigs in the Gulf of Mexico.

February 18, 2014
Total Views: 39

Sunday, February 16, 2014
Freide & Goldman JU2000E jackup

ZPMC Wins $400 Million Jack-Up Order

Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) won a $400 million order over the weekend to build a pair of high specification Friede and Goldman JU-2000E jack-up drilling rigs. According to an...

February 16, 2014
Total Views: 17

Tuesday, December 31, 2013
pacific class 400 jack up ppl shipyard

Perisai Petroleum Orders Third Jack-Up from PPL Shipyard

Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiary PPL Shipyard announced today the signing of a repeat order to build a third Pacific Class 400 jack-up rig for Perisai (L) Inc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of...

December 31, 2013
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