Speedcast to manage West Bollsta’s communications needs

Aug. 7, 2019

Offshore staff

OSLO, NorwaySeadrill has awarded Speedcast International a multi-year communications and IT solutions contract for the semisubmersible West Bollsta.

The rig, owned by Northern Drilling, operates offshore Norway.

Speedcast’s communications solution for the rig includes a dual-redundant C/Ku-band VSAT system, coupled with LAN/WiFi/Industrial WiFi and WAN services, and PABX service.

The West Bollsta will work in the North Sea from 2Q 2020 through January 2022, extendable to September 2022.