jack-ups

jack-ups

n. capsules of a barbiturate drug. (Drugs.) Walter took a few jack-ups and went on to work.
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Rowan said it plans to mobilize the jack-ups to the Gulf region from their current location in Brazil in late first quarter 2018.
Loews through its subsidiaries, provides commercial property and casualty insurance in the US, Canada, the UK, Continental Europe and Singapore; owns and operates 32 offshore drilling rigs consisting of 23 semi-submersible rigs, 5 jack-ups, and 4 drill-ships; transports and stores natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGLs) and gathers and processes natural gas; owns and operates natural gas pipelines; and operates 24 hotels in the US and Canada.
The Forging & Casting Manufacturing Facility complements plans by Saudi Aramco to develop several industrial projects in the Kingdom including a maritime project focused on building, maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of offshore platforms, jack-ups, offshore service vessels and commercial tankers.
The 200,000m 2 yard, which sits along 550m of quayside at RAK Maritime City, is building a pair of self-propelled jack-ups, known as liftboars, under a $180mn contract.
Segal highlights project marine warranty, field installations, engineering design, engineering warranty, construction supervision, and rig moving for jack-ups as the Abu Dhabi office's main fields of work.
Quality Marine Services (QMS), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi-based Zakher Marine International (ZMI) signed deals worth $350m at unspecified yards in China for four platform supply vessels (PSVs) and two accommodation jack-ups.
Jacking gears are by definition the most characteristic systems of self-elevating units and jack-ups.
GustoMSC, founded in 1862, engages in the supply of jack-ups, semi-submersibles and mono-hull vessels and the delivery of associated equipment.
The awarding of these contracts further strengthens Saipem's long-standing relationship with Saudi Aramco, a key client and reinforces its presence in the country, where it is already operating two jack-ups and 10 onshore rigs and is carrying out important onshore and offshore EPC contracts.
By mid-2007, it had 23 and 23 jack-ups contracted for work in Saudi waters.
The two jack-ups are scheduled for delivery in the first and second quarters of 2014.
The Inland Revenue had previously treated jack-ups differently to semi- submersible rigs on the assumption they were not mobile.
Diamond Offshore's fleet of offshore drilling rigs consists of 30 semisubmersibles, seven jack-ups and one drillship, in addition to four ultra-deepwater drillships and two deepwater semisubmersibles currently under construction.
The two 600-tonne jack-ups can install turbines and carry out operational maintenance at offshore wind farms.
The rigs, known as category J, will be jack-ups designed on behalf of Statoil which it will propose for license groups to take on ownership of these rigs.