She is operated by the Van Es Group who supply, maintain and operate marine and construction equipment worldwide through a group of companies. JB-114 is run by one of these companies, Jack-Up Barge bv which is based in Sliedrecht, The Netherlands. This part of the Van Es Group can supply two types of self elevating platforms, the Modular Jack-Up and the Monohull Jack-Up.
The Modular Jack-Up is a self elevating platform with pay loads ranging from 250 to 400 tons. They are built of units equal in size to ISO freight containers. This enables them to be transported easily and cheaply around the world. The modular Jack-Ups can be transported by rail, road, or ship to any location both offshore or inland. The barge can easily be mounted together on the site.
The monohulls are larger platforms than the Modulars, with payloads starting at 1,000 tons up to 2,500 tons. These are built and equipped to ensure any specific marine or offshore project can be executed. They also have a
heli-deck and crane capacity ranging from 300 to 1,000 tons.
JB-114 has a length of 55.5m, breadth of 32.2m and maximum draft of 3.6m. Leg length is 73.15m and each of the legs have a diameter of 3m. In total she has a deck area of approximatly 1000m2 and can accommodate a maximum payload of 1250 tons.
She is able to operate in a maximum water depth of approximatly 40m with a wave height of 2m and wind speed of 20m/s.
Survival Conditions! are noted as being (based on a 40m water depth) 15m waves/12.5 seconds and wind speed of 39m/s.
Standard accommodation is up to 64 personnel in 32 twin rooms.
MMSI - 311011900
REG - BS, Nassau
IMO - 8770728
Call Sign - C6XJ9
Jack Up Rig
Built - Nanindah Mutiara SY, Batam, ID
Yard No. -
L 55.5m W 32.2m
Year - 2009
Liverpool, 10 July 2013