Maersk Contractors Orders Second Jackup

Drilling contractor Maersk Contractors has agreed with Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to build the second MSC CJ70-150-MC drilling jack-up. This unit is an ultra harsh environment jack-up drilling unit, capable of operating in water depths up to 150 meters North Sea conditions.

MSC's contribution will be the delivery of the full basic design package, the fixation system and the hydraulic skidding systems of the new patented MSC X-Y cantilever system. The delivery of the second unit is scheduled for end of 2002.