The West Triton was the first unit Seadrill ordered from the PPL Shipyard. The company recently ordered two more from PPL, plus another two from the KFELS Shipyard. All are scheduled for delivery in 2010.
Seadrill recently entered agreements with the KFELS and PPL Shipyard in Singapore for the construction of a total of four jackup newbuilds with delivery in 2010.
The two units to be built at KFELS will be based on the KFELS Mod V ‘B’ design. The rated water depth is 400 ft, and drilling depth is 30,000 ft. Deliveries are scheduled for June 2010 and November 2010, and the total contract price for the two units is approximately US$420 million. These will be the fifth and sixth jackup orders that Seadrill has placed with KFELS.Read More »