Keppel delivers world's largest jack-up rig

The over 200m-long vessel for Maersk Drilling was built by Keppel FELS locally

[SINGAPORE] The world's largest jack-up rig, the Maersk Intrepid, was recently delivered to Maersk Drilling for deployment to the Norwegian North Sea. And, the more than 200-metre-long vessel was built by Keppel FELS at its shipyard in Singapore.

The Maersk Intrepid is the first in a series of four newbuild ultra-harsh environment jack-up rigs to enter Maersk Drilling's fleet in 2014-16. They represent a total investment of US$2.6 billion.

With a leg length of 206.8 metres, they are the world's largest...

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