SOURCE: Dockwise Ltd

March 27, 2008 04:42 ET

Jack-up rig Gorilla VII loaded in Rotterdam

HAMILTON, BERMUDA--(Marketwire - March 27, 2008) -

Bermuda, Hamilton, March 27, 2008

The Rowan Gorilla VII Jack-up rig that was built by the Marathon LeTourneau Super Gorilla has been loaded yesterday in the harbor of Rotterdam, The Netherlands, on board Mighty Servant 1. The operation started at 7.00 A.M. and the Rowan Gorilla VII was in position and lifted out of the water by 2 P.M. The Mighty Servant 1 will depart for Angola today around noon. After its voyage the Gorilla VII Jack-up rig will be discharged in Luanda, Angola. The Jack-up rig is operated by Rowan Companies Inc.

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