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Maersk Viking

  • Ultra deepwater drillship
  • Built 2013

The Maersk Viking 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 2500klbs /1134 Tons • Aux 2000Klbs/907 Tons
BOP1 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
AccommodationAccommodation for 230 personnel

Rig brochure

For more information, download the Maersk Viking rig brochure

Current location

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Country: Ghana
Customer: Aker Energy
Availability: April 2019

Experience
YearCountryJob TypeClient
2014Gulf of MexicoDevelopment, Completion, Workover, Plug and AbandonmentExxonMobil
2018GhanaExplorationAker Energy

Read about Viking's experience

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Viking facing some of the highest pressures in the offshore industry
Working for ExxonMobil in the Gulf of Mexico on the Julia Project, the operation faced some of the highest pressures ever seen by the offshore industry.

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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