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Maersk Drilling signs contract with Wärtsilä

The contract serves as a continuation of the collaboration between Maersk Drilling and Wärtsilä Danmark, says Wärtsilä, who has worked with Maersk Drilling as a supplier for years.

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Maersk Drilling has signed a contract with Wärtsilä Danmark for thruster monitoring of seven ultra deepwater drilling units. The contract is a continuation of the collaboration between Maersk Drilling and Wärtsilä Danmark, says Wärtsilä in a statement.

Maersk Drilling has four ultra deepwater drilling vessels, of which the 3rd and 4th are being built at Samsung Heavy Industries' shipyard in South Korea. Wärtsilä Danmark has entered a ten-year contract aimed at thruster monitoring for the four vessels. Maersk Drilling has an additional three semi-submersible rigs in operation, and Wärtsilä Danmark has secured a five-year contract for these:

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