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CJ43 jackup rig

CJ43 Jack-up

A Modern Replacement for Specific Footprints

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The CJ43 is a three legged cantilever type jack-up drilling rig which is part of the well-established GustoMSC CJ series. The series consists of seven distinct types for moderate and harsh environment designs. Based on the successful CJ46, the CJ43 is primarily intended for use in fields where a specific footprint is required due to earlier campaigns. The CJ43 is today’s best-in-class solution for these existing fields due to its robust and modern design and unequalled performance. It can operate in water depths up to 375ft worldwide. The innovative X-Y cantilever skidding system provides a large drilling envelope of 80x44ft and additional free deck space.


  • LeT-116 footprint
  • Best in class solution:
    • Overall structural capability
    • Large variable load in all conditions
    • High drilling efficiency
    • Large drilling envelop due to X-Y cantilever skidding system
    • Sturdy leg bracing system
    • Large main deck area
  • The CJ series can be fully customized to owner’s specific requirements

Main Characteristics

Water Depth 106-114.3 m
Deck size 65.25 x 62 m
Variable load oper. 4,200 mt
Cant. comb. load. 1,180 ml
 Cantilever 24.4 x 13.4 m
Derrick 1,500 kips
Mud capacity 4,750 bbls 

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