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Maersk Interceptor

  • Ultra harsh environment jack-up
  • Built 2013

Rig brochure

The Maersk Interceptor ultra-harsh environment jack-up rig is a MSC CJ70-X150-MD, designed for year-round operation in the North Sea, based on the design of the Mærsk Innovator and the Mærsk Inspirer – the world’s largest and most advanced jack-up drilling rigs at the time.
Main Specs
ModelMSC CJ70-X150 MD
TypeHarsh environment, North Sea HP/HT jack up rig
Maximum drilling depth40,000ft
Maximum water depth492ft/150 m
Leg length678.5ft/206.8 m
Max Hook Load2000k/lbs 910 Tons
BOP18¾” 15,000 psi BOP system
Handling systemDual pipe handling system with off line stand building capabilities
Deck cranes3 x 100 t rated electro hydraulic deck cranes
Mud pumps4 x National 14-P-2200, 7500psi HP single-acting triplex pumps
Top DriveHPS-03 1000 rated for 7,500 psi and 2,300 hp
AccommodationSingle bed accommodation for 150 personnel
YearCountryJob TypeClient
2014NorwayExploration and developmentDet Norske
2015NorwayExploration, developmentAker BP
2017NorwayOtherSpirit Energy
2017NorwayExploration, developmentAker BP
2018NorwayDevelopmentSpirit Energy
2018NorwayProductionAker BP

Read about Interceptor's experience

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Interceptor setting a Norwegian record by drilling more than a mile in one day
In just one day, Maersk Interceptor drilled more than a mile, exactly 1742 meters, setting a new Norwegian drilling record.

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Kenneth Fossoy
Senior Commercial Manager, North Sea
Michael Højberg Olsen
Drilling Solutions Manager

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