Odfjell Drilling said that it has received delivery of Deepsea Nordkapp from South Korea-based Samsung Heavy Industries.
Deepsea Nordkapp is the latest addition to Odfjell Drilling’s fleet of harsh environment drilling units. The semi-submersible is an enhanced Moss Maritime CS-60 design, winterized and purposely built for harsh environment areas.
The unit will meet Odfjell Drilling’s requirements for delivering highly efficient operations.
Deepsea Nordkapp will now start on its voyage to the Norwegian Continental Shelf for its 2+2 year contract with AkerBP. Commencement of drilling operations is expected to take place in Q2 2019.
Odfjell Drilling CEO Simen Lieungh said: “We are very pleased to take delivery of Deepsea Nordkapp and we look forward to start operations for AkerBP later this year. Deepsea Nordkapp is an important contribution to the Alliance with AkerBP and we are well prepared to ensure safe and efficient operations.”
Source: Company Press Release