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Maersk Discoverer - Maersk Drilling


Year of Construction 2009
Class American Bureau of Shipping
Work area Water depths up to 3,000 m (10,000 ft)
Hull dimension 117 m x 78 m x 37 m (376 ft x 256 ft x 121 ft)
Rated water depth (in DP) 500 to 3,000 m (1,640 to 9,840 ft)
Rated drilling depth 10,000 m / 32,800 ft
Variable load 13,500 t
Power supply Wärtsilä 8x 16V26 - 4,960 kW
Well control equipment 18 ¾" BOP-15,000 psi; two annular + six ram preventers
Kingpost crane 60 t SWL; 50 m (165 ft) max reach
Knuckle boom crane 165 t SWL; 50 m (165 ft) max reach
Cement pump 15,000 PSI (on free placement)
Main Hoisting capacity 2,000,000 lb
Main 6,000 hp
Aux 4,600 hp
Top drive  
Main 2,300 hp
Aux 1,150 hp
Mud pumps 4 x 2,200 hp (7,500 psi)
Bulk mud capacity 4 x 170 m³ (6,000 ft³)
Bulk cement capacity 4 x 170 m³ (4 x 6,000 ft³)
Liquid mud capacity 18,900 bbl
Accommodation 180 people

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Andrew Woodrow

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