Rig: Vivekanand 1

Name Vivekanand 1
Owner Foresight Group International
Manager Foresight Offshore Drilling Ltd
Rig Type Jackup
Sub Type Independent Leg Cantilever
Jackup Type Premium
Max Water Depth (ft) 350
Max Drill Depth (ft) 30000
Dimensions (ft) 243 x 206 x 26
Leg Length (ft) 477.5
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country India
Region South Asia

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type Lewco LDW 1500 K
Drawworks HP --
Mud Pumps Type Cameron W-2215 Triplex
Top Drive Lewco DDTD-750
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 1500000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design LeTourneau
Rig Model Super 116-E
Year Built 2015
Country of Build China (PRC)
Yard Name COSCO (Dalian) Shipyard
Group Yard Name COSCO Shipyard Group Co., Ltd. (COSCO)

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Operational
Operator ONGC


13 Aug 2012

Talland Navigation orders newbuild jackup from COSCO (Dalian)

The board of directors of COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited (COSCO) wishes to announce that COSCO (Dalian) Shipyard Co, Ltd., a subsidiary of COSCO’s 51% owned subsidiary, COSCO Shipyard Group Co. Ltd., has secured a USD170 million contract from Talland Navigation Limited Corporation, a subsidiary of Foresight Limited (London) to build one jackup drilling rig based on the LeTourneau Super 116E design. The rig will be built to ABS classification, with notation A1 and will be a self-elevating unit. The unit will be capable of drilling to depths of 30,000 feet whilst operating in waters up to 350 feet deep. The rig is scheduled to be delivered in the first quarter of 2015.

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