Odfjell Drilling welcomes newbuild rig Deepsea Aberdeen

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 the same design and incorporates the excellent operational performance as Deepsea Atlantic and Deepsea Stavanger, Odfjell Drilling said in the release.

Deepsea Aberdeen will now start its voyage to the West of Shetland for its 7-year contract with BP. The beginning of drilling operations is expected to take place in the second half of Q1 2015.

To remind, the naming ceremony of Deepsea Aberdeen semi-submersible drilling rig was held in June 2014 in South Korea.

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