Glomar Jack Ryan
Ship Number
1740
Vessel Type
Ultra Deep Water Drillship
Built
Belfast
Slip Number
Building dock
Launch Date
Launched By
Not Named In Belfast - It Was Named In Houston By Global Marine
Delivered
August 1, 2000
Owner
Global Marine
Weight
47079 grt
BP Length
Breadth
118 feet
No. of Screws
Six Thrusters
Speed (approx)
14 knots
Propulsion
six 6,700 hp (5Mw) Kamewa Aquamasters for total thruser power of 40,200 hp - power generation from eight 5,800 hp MAN B&W Diesel Engines for a total power output of 46,400 hp
Official No.
Registered
I.M.O.
9190705
Fate
Active
 Glomar Jack Ryan

 Capable of drilling operations in water depths up to 12,000 feet.
 
The Vessel is equipped with two (2) top removable azimuthing propulsion thrusters, and four (4) retractable azimuthing station keeping thrusters. The two aft most thrusters are combined capability thrusters used for propulsion and station keeping.  All other azimuthing thrusters are for station keeping, with propulsion assist capability.  
 
The Vessel is designed suitable for worldwide offshore operations with emphasis on operations in the Gulf of Mexico, Brazil, and West Africa.
 
Renamed GSF Jack Ryan 20th May 2004 (GlobalSantaFe)
 
Currently in service