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Shelf Drilling awarded jackup contract in Nigeria by Amni

Dubai-based Shelf Drilling has been awarded a contract by Amni for 1981-built jackup drilling rig Trident VIII.

The contract commences in the first quarter of 2019 and will see the rig operating off Nigeria for a period of 245 days firm, with an option for an additional 110 days.

The rig is currently undergoing upgrades in Bahrain in preparation for the contract.

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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