Bideford

GENERAL

Name: Bideford Dolphin
Flag: Singapore
Owner: Bideford Dolphin Pte Ltd
Manager: Dolphin Drilling A/S
Year Built: 1975
Builder: Aker Verdal/BMV A/S, Oslo, Norway/A Verkstad, Norway. Major upgrade 1997/1999
Design: Enhanced Aker H-3 design - 4th generation Spec w/5th generation Drilling Package
Classification: DnV + 1A1,Column stabilised drilling unit, CRANE, HELDK, DRILL (N)

DRILLING EQUIPMENT

Derrick: Ram Rig (400 MT)
Mudpumps: 3 x Emsco FB 1600
Top Drive:  Maritime Hydraulics 650 MT

OPERATIONAL HISTORY
  • Exploration Drilling
  • Production Drilling
  • Well Testing
  • Completion jobs
  • P&A campaigns
  • Work Over jobs
OTHER EQUIPENT / INFORMATION

Mooring system: 8 point
Positioning System: 2 each Thrusters
BOP System: 10,000 psi
Sub Sea Hand. Sys: X-mas tree handling
Deck Crane: 1 x 50 & 1 x 40 tons
Bulk Handling: Automatic Bulk Hose handling Station

MAIN DIMENSIONS

Length: 355ft (108.2m overall)
Breadth: 221ft (67.36m) overall
Depth: 70 ft (21.3m) from main deck

CAPACITIES

Variable Deck Load: 3500 MT (operating)
Quarters: 100
Water Depth: 1500 ft

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