Stena IceMAX

Stena IceMAX is the world’s first dynamically positioned, dual mast ice-class drillship. The Stena IceMAX is a Harsh Environment DP Class 3 drillship capable of drilling in water depths up to 10, 000ft. The IceMAX has on-board 2 x BOP’s, each 18¾” x 15,000psi Cameron “TL” BOP c/w ST Locks, and uses Cameron Load King riser.

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Vessel Specifications

General Information
Rig Type Dynamically Positioned Drillship
Design Mono-Hull Ice Class Drillship
Construction Yard Samsung Heavy Industries
Year Delivered 2012
Classification DNV: +1A1 PC-4 Winterized Cold (-20 °C)    (-30 °C) Ship-shaped Drilling Unit (N) HELDK-SH CRANE E0 F-AM DYNPOS-AUTRO DRILL(N)
Flag UK
Station Keeping DP Class 3,  Konsberg  K-POS 32
Max Water Depth 10,000ft
Max Drilling Depth 35,000ft
Helideck Designed for EH-101 and S-92
Accommodation 180 persons
Drilling Equipment
Mast/Derrick NOV Dual Hoisting & Drilling Tower
Hoist/Drawworks 907Mt (Main), 544Mt (Aux)
Motion Compensator Act/Pas 454 Mt (main) + 363Mt (Aux)
Top Drive NOV HPS 1000 (Main),  HPS 750 (Aux)
Pipe Handling NOV Dual Hydra - Racker 3 ½” to 13⅝”
Offline Stand Build 1 x Off Line Stand Build + Torque Master
Mud Pumps 4 x National FC2200 – 7500psi
Shale Shakers 5 x  NOV - VSM300
Liquid Mud Active:             1004m3
Storage:          2345m3
Waste:              502m3
Drill Water 4,350m3
Potable Water 1,778m3
Fuel Oil 16,565m3
Bulk  Cmt 472 m3 / 472 m3
Base Oil 490 m3
Brine 490 m3
Sack Material 7,500 sacks
Bulk Barite/Bentonite 420m3
Dimensions / Loading
Length 228m
Breadth 42m
Moonpool 25.6m x 12.48m
Operating Draft 12m
Transit Draft 8.5m
VDL (Operating) 17,500Mt @ 12m
Well Control Equipment
2 x BOP Stacks with below spec:
BOP 18 ¾” x 15K Cameron TL (6 Ram)
Annulars 2 x Cameron DL Annular 10K
Wellhead Connector 1 x 18 ¾ GE Vetco H4-SHD
Control System Cameron MUX (BOP Fluid recovery sys)
Riser 7,500’ 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 Genset: Wartsila 16V32
Generator Rated Output: 9312kVA
Emergency Power Integrated in main power
DP System DP 3 (Kongsberg) :2 x HiPaP, 3 x DGPS, 2 x LTW
Thrusters 6 x RR UUC-505, 5.5MW
Mooring system 2x 12.675Mt Anchors
Deck Cranes 4 x NOV KBC each rated for 85t/34t/17t.
1 x NOV Pipe handling KBC rated for 7.0t/3.5t.
Riser Crane NOV Gantry Crane 2x20Mt (w/o yoke)
BOP Handling 350Mt Moonpool Skid  x 175Mt BOP overhead Crane