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International Maritime Industries completes rig revamp

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International Maritime Industries (IMI) has completed the ARO-2003 (SAR201) maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) project with ARO Drilling (ARO), an offshore drilling contractor that owns, operates and manages a fleet of high-specification and premium jack-up rigs in Saudi Arabia.

The ARO-2003 (SAR201) is a 'Baker Marine' designed jack-up rig that is currently working for Saudi Aramco in the Arabian Gulf. The project was led by IMI at the Dammam Shipyard.

“This successful project completion further strengthens the business relationship between ARO Drilling, IMI and Dammam Shipyard as well as contributing to the development of a localised industry. IMI is delighted to have been able to complete this project for ARO on-time and safely. We look forward to supporting ARO again in the very near future.” Darren Macdonald, IMI Chief Operating Officer, Zones A & D.

Commenting on the project, Thomas Schlueter, Director of Projects, ARO, said: “ARO is committed to increasing our presence in the region and we are pleased to have successfully completed the ARO-2003 (SAR201), on schedule, but most importantly safely. Awarding this project to IMI enabled us to use local manufacturing capabilities; to support our fleet refurbishment objectives.”

Read the article online at: https://www.oilfieldtechnology.com/drilling-and-production/27032020/international-maritime-industries-and-aro-drilling-complete-rig-revamp/

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