AOD I & AOD II & AOD III
(Built in 2013)
The 'AOD I', 'AOD II' and 'AOD III' are high specification jack-up drilling rigs. Built to the popular MOD V B-Class model by Keppel FELS in Singapore, these rigs are on long term drilling contracts from 2013 to 2016 in Saudi Arabia with extension options. The rigs had undergone customization at client expense to suit working conditions and workplace configuration and have achieved high operational efficiency, safety and reliability since commencement of their respective drilling programs to date. Each rig can work in water depths of up to 400 meters, has a drilling depth rating of 30,000 feet and has accommodation for 150 personnel. The 'AOD I', 'AOD II' and 'AOD III' are ABS classed and fly the Panama flag. These rigs are owned by Asia Offshore Drilling Limited in which Mermaid has a 33.76 percent ownership interest.