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Missing Rowan MODUs

LA | 2005-Dec-19

Initial Notification: NOAA HAZMAT was requested to assist in locating two missing Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (MODU) that were set adrift and presumably sunk during Hurricane Rita. The rigs are the MODUs ROWAN FT. WORTH and the ROWAN HALIFAX. Both rigs are LeTourneau 116-C design, hull dimensions are 243L X 200W X 26D(not counting super structure). Each are equipped with 477' legs.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Other
Products of concern:Missing Mobile Drilling Units (MODUs)
Latitude (approximate): 28° 4.43′ North
Longitude (approximate): 92° 41.93′ West