West Aquila and West Libra are some of the world’s most sophisticated high-end drilling units, to be built at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering CO., Ltd (“DSME”) in Korea. Both two units are 7th generation ultra-deepwater capable drill ships and built for demanding drilling operations in water depth up to 12,000 feet. The drill ships will have DP3 certified thrusters, large deck space and load capacities and will have dual derricks for increased drilling activity and efficiency.
Northern Drilling Ltd is a related company to Northern Ocean Ltd, which owns two of the world's most advanced semi-submersible rigs. Both rigs are on contract in the North Sea. More info about Northern Ocean Ltd can be found on the following web page; www.northernocean.no