Stena IceMAX

Stena IceMax is the world’s first dynamically positioned, dual mast ice-class +1A1 drillship, allowing for safe and efficient operations in Arctic conditions. Stena IceMax is a harsh environment, dynamically positioned DP Class 3 drillship capable of drilling in water depths up to 10,000ft using 2 x BOPs each 18 3⁄4” – 15,000psi Cameron TL BOP c/w ST Locks 18 3⁄4” and Cameron Load King 21” 3.5.

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Vessel Specifications

General Information
Rig Type Dynamically Positioned Drillship
Design Double Hull ice class Drillship Ice Band  Strength
Construction Yard Samsung Heavy Industries
Year Built 2011
Classification 6 x Wärtsilä 16V32 – 7.4 MW each
Flag UK
Station Keeping DP Class 3,  Konsberg  Simrad
Max Water Depth 3,049 m
Max Drilling Depth 10, 700m
Helideck Designed for EH-101 and S-92
Drilling Equipment
Mast Twin Mast, type HLR-1000/48–600/48
Hoisting System Main twin tower/HLR-1000/48 Aux twin tower/HRL-600/48
Motion Compensator Act/Pas 454 Mt (main) + 300Mt (Aux)
Top Drive Main HPS 1,000-2E-AC-KT, 907 Mt Auxiliary HPS-750-1E-AC-KT 680 Mt
Pipe Handling NOV Dual Hydra - Racker 3 ½” to 13 3/8”
Offline Stand Build 1 x Off Line Stand Build + Torque Master
Mud Pumps 4 x National FC2200 – 7500psi
Shale Shakers 5 x VSM300 dual motion - single deck
Liquid Mud 5,346bbl (active), 15,096 bbl. (storage)
Drill Water 4464 m3
Potable Water 2052 m3
Fuel Oil 16,500 m3
Bulk  Cmt/Mud 472 m3 / 472 m3
Base Oil 490 m3
Brine 490 m3
Sack Material 7,500 sacks
Dimensions / Loading
Length 228m
Breadth 42m
Moonpool 25.6m x 12.48m
Operating Draft 12m
Transit Draft 8.5m
VDL (Operating) 20,000 Mt @ 12m
Well Control Equipment
BOP 2 x BOP’s each 18-3/4” x 15,000psi  Cameron TL BOP c/w ST Locks 6 Ram
Annulars 2 x Cameron HC+ 2 x Cameron DL Annular 10K
Wellhead Connector 1 x 18 ¾ GE Vetco H4-SHD
Control System Cameron MUX III BOP Fluid recovery sys
Riser Cameron LoadKing 3.5 (80’ Joints)
Riser Tensioners 6 x N-Line tensioner system 2,500 Kips
Choke & Kill Manifold Cameron 3 1/16” – 15K
Diverter GE Vetco – CSO 500 – 60 ½” – 500psi
Machinery/Hoisting/Station Keeping Equipment
Main Power 6 x 7.4 MW Diesel Generators, 11kV, 690V,
Emergency Power Integrated in main power
DP System DP 3 (Kongsberg) :2 x HiPaP, 3 x DGPS, 2 x TW
Thrusters 6 sets, 5.5kW, 600 rpm, UUC505 azimuth
Mooring system 2 KUMHWA High Holding Power Mt: 12.675
Deck Cranes 33 x NOV KBC each rated for 85t/34t/17t. 1 x NOV Pipe handling KBC rated for 7.0t/3.5t.
Riser Crane Riser handling gantry for 80ft, 40 Mt (44 tons),
BOP Handling BOP overhead crane: 2 x 175 Mt (192 tons)