Deepsea Aberdeen

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Deepsea Aberdeen is an enhanced GVA7500 harsh environment design and is Odfjell Drilling’s third rig of the well proven and optimised deg. It is a sister rig to the Deepsea Atlantic and Deepsea Stavanger.

The unit is designed for operations in harsh environments and at water depths of up to 3,000 m.

The unit is designed for operations in harsh environments and at water depths of up to 3,000 m. The 7,500 mt loading capacity in all operating conditions ensures efficiency, with a reduced need for supply.

The rig has a state-of-the-art, highly efficient drilling system, which includes a dual derrick with a main and an auxiliary work centre to facilitate a number of simultaneous operations. The drilling system has dual active heave compensating drawworks for increased performance, efficiency, safety and redundancy. The rig is designed for worldwide operation and will be especially suitable for development drilling.

Year delivered2014
Current clientEquinor Energy
LocationNorway
FlagBermuda
TypeSemi submersible
DesignGVA7500 Enhanced
Construction yardDSME, South Korea
Class societyDNV
Water depth capacity3000
Drilling depth capacity10670
Operating displacement58,300
Variable deck load7500
Accomodation157157
Thrusters8 ea. Wartsila, 4300 kW
Mooring lines8
DerrickDual
CompensatorAHDD
Mud pumps4. ea NOV 14-P-220
BOPNOV Shaffer 6 ram MUX, 15k
Deck cranesNOV KBC – 100t
Energy storageOdfjell hybrid