Drilling rigs, jack-ups and semi-subs

To perform at the top level in the rough offshore environment, your vessel needs advanced integrated solutions. ABB delivers the total package from power generation to propulsion, automation, digital and advisory systems, for new and existing drilling rigs, jack-ups and semi-subs. With a single point of contact engineering, installation, commissioning, maintenance and repair becomes much easier. 

With integrated total solutions from ABB, your vessel is ready for your future onshore operations. 

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Keep your vessel and crew safe with advanced propulsion, automation and decision support systems for better operations in your day-to day business and in the event of a critical situation.

Quality & reliability

Exceed performance and regulatory requirements with high quality solutions backed by maintenance agreements and traceability for the vessel’s lifetime.

Immediate & undisputed support

Maximise uptime with 24/7 access to expert support worldwide, throughout the lifecycle of your vessel.

Drilling drives for availability and redundancy

The ABB Drilling Drives System consists of several parts: ABB ACS800 Multi-Drive Lineups, Braking. Resistors, Motors, Remote I/O panels and an embedded control system. The DDC also controls switching of change-over circuits to run alternate motors, such as anchor winch motors and mudpump motors. The D4Drilling services offer support from ABB experts non shore via the RDS system in case of failures or abnormal behavior, minimizing downtime. ABB believes it is important to achieve redundancy through simplicity in design and a minimal increase in complexity.  

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Tom Sand

VP Global Sales,
Drilling rigs, jack-ups and semi-subs

+47 957 21 425

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