Drydocks launches first MODU

Drydocks World-Graha has launched its first mobile offshore drilling rig built in the yard, Hull L201 or NAGA 2.

Offshore staff

BATAM, Indonesia -- Drydocks World-Graha has launched its first mobile offshore drilling rig built in the yard, Hull L201 or NAGA 2. The rig is owned jointly by Standard Drilling ASA and UMW Naga Two Ltd. of Malaysia, and conforms to the latest standards.

In addition, it is the first newbuild MODU built in Indonesia.

NAGA 2 is a new generation MSC CJ46 X100D MODU capable of drilling in water depths of 350 ft (106.7 m), to a drilling depth of 30,000 ft (9,144 m). It is equipped for high pressure high temperature (HP/HT) drilling, has large VDL, and has a larger deck space with 70 ft (21.3 m) and 20 ft (6.1 m) X-Y cantilever and automated pipe racking system.

NAGA 2 is the first of four identical mobile offshore drilling rigs ordered by Standard Drilling to be built by Drydocks World - Graha. Also currently under construction are two MSC designed sea jacks for Master Marine ASA.

07/14/2008

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