Rig: Vivekanand 3

Name Vivekanand 3
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
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country Abu Dhabi (UAE)
Region Middle East

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 2019
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 ADNOC


8 May 2014

COSCO secures newbuild jackup order from Derwent Ocean

COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited (“COSCO”) has announced that the company has secured a new US$184 million contract for the construction of a newbuild jackup rig at its shipyard in Dalian, China. COSCO was awarded the contract by Derwent Ocean Limited S.A., which is part of the Foresight Group. The newbuild jackup is based on LeTourneau’s Super 116-E design and will be built to ABS classification. The rig will be able to drill in water depths up to 350ft, with a maximum drilling depth of 30,000ft, whilst accommodating 120 people on-board. Delivery of the unit has been scheduled for Q3 2016.

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