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Maersk Venturer

  • Ultra deepwater drillship
  • Built 2014

The Maersk Venturer is a Samsung 96K designed drillship with several Maersk Drilling upgrades. The design and capacities of the drillship includes features for high
efficiency operation.

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Main Specs
ModelSamsung 96K Drill Ship
TypeDP 3 Ship with Moonpool
Maximum drilling depth40,000ft/12,000m
Maximum water depth12,000ft/3657m
Ship length748ft/228 m
Max Hook Load• Main: 2268klbs /1134 Tons • Aux: 1814Klbs/907 Tons
BOP2 x 18¾” 15,000 psi Mux BOP systems
Handling systemDual pipe handling system with off line stand building capabilities
Knuckle boom cranes4 x 85 t rated Knuckle Boom Cranes.( 2 x Portside, 2 x Starboard side)
Pipe handling crane1 x 3.5 t Pipe Handling Knuckle Boom Crane
Mud pumps5 x National 14-P-2200, 7500psi HP single-acting triplex pumps
Top DriveTDX 1250 rated for 7,500 psi and 2,680 hp
AccommodationSingle bed accommodation for 230 personnel

Rig brochure

For more information, download the Maersk Venturer rig brochure

Current location

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Country: Ghana
Customer: Tullow
Availability: February 2022

Experience
YearCountryJob TypeClient
2015MalaysiaExplorationPetronas
2015BruneiExplorationPetronas
2016UruguayExplorationTotal
2017GhanaDevelopmentTullow Ghana Ltd.

Read about Venturer's experience

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Venturer: Spudding the world's deepest well in strong currents
Drilling the first exploration well offshore Uruguay in 40 years, Maersk Venturer commenced a new operation in Uruguay for Total in March 2016.

Want to know more?

Reach out to our specialised colleagues and hear more

Torbjörn Weywadt Nilsen
Head of Africa & Middle East
Ben Pomford
Head of Drilling Solutions

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