JDC SCRAPS THE SAGADRIL-2 JACKUP

January 10, 2019

Japan Drilling Company (JDC) offshore jack-up drilling rig SAGADRIL-2 (formerly HAKURYU-7), owned by JDC’s subsidiary Sagadril 2, Inc., was sold on 5th January 2019. JDC decided to sell this 1981 built jack-up rig to an overseas entity for demolition. Sagadril-2 operated mainly in the Arabian Gulf in the last 20 years.
The Hakuryu-7, a Mitsubishi MDT76J-VIII was built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries at Hiroshima Shipyard & Engine Works. (Source: JDC)