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Odfjell Drilling takes delivery of Deepsea Aberdeen from yard

06.11.2014

Odfjell Drilling has today taken delivery of Deepsea Aberdeen from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) in Korea.

"We are pleased to take delivery of Deepsea Aberdeen. The rig is an important contribution to our fleet and operations and we are well prepared to ensure a safe and efficient commencement of operations for BP West of Shetland, says CEO Simen Lieungh"

Deepsea Aberdeen is the latest addition to Odfjell Drilling's fleet of harsh environment and ultra deepwater drilling units. The semi-submersible is of same design and incorporates the excellent operational performance as Deepsea Atlantic and Deepsea Stavanger.  Deepsea Aberdeen will now start on its voyage to West of Shetland for its 7-year contract with BP. Commencement of drilling operations is expected to take place in second half of Q1 2015.

Hamilton, Bermuda, 6 November 2014

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