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Seadrill gets a breather with postponed drilling vessels

Drilling rig unit Seadrill has secured a deal with Korean yard DSME to push the delivery of two drilling vessels in a move that eases the pressure on the company's liquidity, informs Seadrill.

The pressure on drilling company Seadrill has been eased slightly after the John Fredriksen-owned unit has secured a deal with South Korean yard Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), informs Seadrill in a corporate statement to the Oslo Stock Exchange.

Seadrill was originally scheduled to take delivery of the two ultra-deepwater drilling vessels West Aquila and West Libra in the second quarter this year.

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