Sembcorp to build further drillship for Sete Brasil

Offshore staff

SINGAPORE – Sembcorp Marine Ltd. has secured an $806.4-million contract from Sete Brasil Participacǒes S.A. (Sete Brasil) to design and construct a drillship.

Based on Jurong Shipyard’s proprietary Jurong Espadon drillship design, this is the seventh drillship contract that Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiaries have secured since February 2012.  

The drillship will have DP-3 capabilities to operate in 10,000 ft (3,048 m) water depth and drill to 40,000 ft (12,192 m). Delivery is scheduled for no later than 3Q 2016.


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