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Maersk Highlander

  • Heavy Duty Jack-up
  • Built 2016

Rig brochure

Maersk Highlander is Friede & Goldman JU2000E, harsh environment, North Sea HP/HT jack up rig.
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Main Specs
ModelFriede & Goldman JU2000E
TypeHarsh environment, North Sea HP/HT jack up rig
Maximum drilling depth30,000 ft
Maximum water depth400 ft /122m
Leg length547.5 ft / 166.9m
Max Hook Load2200 k/lbs 1000 Tons
BOP18¾” 15,000 psi BOP system
Handling systemDual pipe handling system with off line stand building capabilities
Deck cranes3 x 75t diesel/hydraulic rated deck cranes
Mud pumps3 x 14-P-2200, 7500psi HP single-acting triplex pumps
Top DriveTDX 1000 rated for 7,500 psi and 2,300 hp
AccommodationSingle bed accommodation for 150 personnel
Experience
YearCountryJob TypeClient
2016UKExploration, developmentTotal (previously Maersk Oil)

Read about Highlander's experience

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Operating in MPD
During the start-up phase the rig was modified to be able to operate in MPD mode, with this conversion being both installed and tested within budget and time.

Want to know more?

Reach out to our specialised colleagues and hear more

Christopher Hay
Senior Commercial Manager, North Sea
Ben Pomford
Head of Drilling Solutions

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