Maersk Drilling secures 5-month UK contract for ‘Maersk Resolve’

Source: press release, 16 March 2022

The ‘Maersk Resolve’ is a 350-foot, Gusto-engineered MSC CJ50 rig
The ‘Maersk Resolve’ is a 350-foot, Gusto-engineered MSC CJ50 rig (photo: Maersk Drilling)

Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract which could employ the harsh environment jack-up rig Maersk Resolve with a customer in the UK sector of the North Sea for the majority of 2022.

The contract is expected to commence in April 2022, with an estimated duration of 150 days. The contract value is approximately USD 16.9 million, including mobilisation and demobilisation fees. The contract contains options to add additional work scopes with a total estimated duration of 85 days to the campaign.

Maersk Resolve is a 350-foot, Gusto-engineered MSC CJ50 high-efficiency jack-up rig which was delivered in 2009. It is currently warm stacked in Esbjerg, Denmark after completing its previous contract in the UK North Sea in January 2022.