ISALOS.NET & SNAME NTUA:"VESSEL VISIT @ OCEAN RIG'S DRILLSHIP!"
05/05/2018

SNAME NTUA in cooperation with the educative initiative ISALOS.NET organized an educative visit at the drill ship "Ocean Rig Athena" wich is moored at the Elefsina Bay and is under the management of Ocean Rig Management Inc.

"Ocean Rig Athena" is a 7th Generation Deep Water Drillship, built in 2013, at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyards in South Korea. This drillship can operate at depths ranging from 500 to 3.650 meters and is equiped with a state-of-art Dynamic Positioning System, DP Class 3.

GENERAL PARTICULARS
Name: Ocean Rig Athena
Type: DP Drill Ship, Enhanced SAIPEM 10000 design
Year of built: 2013
Shipyard: Samsung Heavy Industries, Korea
Class: ABS AMS, DPS-3, SH-DLA, E, CRC, Shipboard Elevator, UWILD, ENVIRO-OS, GP
Length: 228m
Breadth: 42m
Accomodation: 215 people

SNAME students had the chance to see up close many spaces of the drillship, like the drilling tower, the moon pool, the engine room with the generators and the azipod propulsion units. Superintendent engineers of Ocean Rig Management Inc. were accompanying the students and explaining everything to them in detail.

The Executive Committee of SNAME NTUA wants to say a big thank you to Ocean Rig Management Inc. and ISALOS.NET for making this visit possible!

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Students of SNAME NTUA on the higher deck of the drillship!
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The fleet of 5 drillships managed by Ocean Rig Management Inc
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On the main deck of "Ocean Rig Athena"
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The fleet of 5 drillships managed by Ocean Rig Management Inc
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On the main deck of "Ocean Rig Athena"