Seadrill drillship suffers early termination

Seadrill Partners has announced that it has received a notice of termination for the contract for West Polaris which will see it concluded in November 2020.

The drillship begun a one-year, $72m contract in the first quarter operating off India. The early termination will see Seadrill’s backlog decrease by around $23m.

According to Seadrill’s latest fleet status report, the 2008-built drillship does not have any further work contracted going forward.

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.
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