Rowan jackup awarded new Cantium contract

Offshore driller Rowan Companies has been awarded a six-month contract by Cantium for 2010-built jackup rig Rowan EXL III.

The rig is currently under contract to Cantium in the US Gulf of Mexico until late August, while the new contract is expected to commence early November.

Last month, Rowan’s joint venture with Saudi Aramco ARO Drilling was awarded a contract by Saudi Aramco for six jackup rigs on three-year deals.

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.
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