HAMILTON, Bermuda -- Dockwise Shipping has received nine contracts totaling $45 million for the transportation of jackup and semisubmersible drilling rigs, dredging equipment, and various other cargoes.
The company is transporting the drilling rigNoble Roy Butler to its new assignment in the Gulf of Mexico for Noble Drilling.
Dockwise Shipping will also transport three jackup drilling rigs to Malaysia, China, and Dubai. The company has been contracted to transport a dredging cargo to Saudi Arabia, theKS Titan 2 liftboat to Rotterdam, as well as a workover jackup to Gabon. All projects are scheduled for 4Q 2008.
In 2009, Dockwise Shipping will transport the semisubmersibleWest Setia for Seadrill from its present in-yard location in Singapore to West Africa.
In 2010 the newbuild semisubmersible production platform Delba III will be transported to Brazil, the company says.