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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.
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

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.
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