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Tungsten Explorer- 6th Generation Ultra Deepwater Drillship - Granadilla Spain

  • By Rig Lynx
  • May 14, 2020
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Compilation video of Vantage Drilling's Tungsten Explorer during its 5 year SPS in Granadilla, Spain in January 2019.

Tungsten Explorer Specifications

Rig Type: Ultra Deepwater Drillship

Rig Design: DSME 12,000

Year Built: 2013

Builder: DSME

Class: DNV ?1A Ship- Shaped Drilling unit BIS DPS (3)

Flag: Bahamas

Hull Length: 781’

Hull Breadth: 138’

Hull Depth: 62’

Moon Pool: 82’ x 41’

Accommodation: 200 POB

Helideck: CAP437, 75ft Octagon, Sikorsky S-61N, S-92

Compatible Water Depth (Design): 12,000’

Water Depth (Outfitted): 10,000’

Water Depth Min: 1,150’

Load Line Draft: 42.6’

Load Line Displacement: 111,634 MT

Operating Draft: 39.3’

Operating Displacement: 102,682 MT

Transit Draft: 27.8’

Transit Displacement: 71,706 MT

Drilling Depth: 40,000’

Variable Load: 25,000 MT

Max Setback: 1,000 MT 500 MT (In field Transit)

Transit Speed: up to 12 kts

Full specifications can be found here:

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