Island Drilling Management achieved the UK Safety Case acceptance letter on the 28th of June 2019. This is a milestone in establishing of the Island Drilling Management and for operation of our MODU Island Innovator, in UKCS.
Island Drilling shall operate for CNOOC west of Shetland starting from July 2019, and with the UK Safety Case acceptance is all approvals and certificates on place for a safe operation in UK.
It has been a good process for achieving the UK Safety Case. The process started on the 09th of April 2019, so IDM is proud we have achieved the acceptance in 80 days.