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Deepwater Thalassa Delivered with World's First Hybrid Drill Floor

Deepwater Thalassa recently entered service with our AKA Hybrid drilling system. "The rig features Transocean's patented dual-activity drilling technology, hoisting capacity, Transocean's designed and patented Active Power Compensation hybrid". http://www.oedigital.com/component/k2/item/11629-transocean-newbuild-sta...

AKA has supplied 6th generation drill ships with the world’s first Hybrid Drill Floor. The system uses energy storage (ultra-capacitors) to level the load demands on the power plant. This improves the overall reliability and energy efficiency of the operation.