Design: Espadon 200 Type: Drillship
Name: Arpoador Owner: Sete Brasil
Year built: 2016 Yard / no: Jurong Aracruz Shipyard /
Length over all: 202.3 m Beam: 40.0 m
Depth: 19.5 m Speed: 12 knots
Scope of work: Initial & Basic design


Aproador is one of seven ultra deep water drillships to be delivered by Jurong Aracruz Shipyard, Brazil, for the 28 rig building program by Sete/Petrobras. The vessel will be operated by Petrobras and delivered in 2016.


  • Excellent motion characteristics
  • Dynamic positioned
  • Drilling in water depths up to 3000 m


  • Variable deck load: 15 000 t

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