Discoverer Clear Leader
Ship going to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on 9 July 2010
|Name:||Discoverer Clear Leader|
|Owner:||Triton Asset Leasing GmbH|
|Port of registry:||Marshall Islands, Majuro|
|Ordered:||27 February 2006|
|Laid down:||6 August 2007|
|Launched:||10 November 2007|
|Class and type:||Det Norske Veritas|
|Tonnage:||65,573 GT; 10,100 DWT|
|Length:||254.4 m (835 ft)|
|Beam:||38 m (125 ft)|
|Draught:||13 m (43 ft)|
|Depth:||19 m (62 ft)|
Discoverer Clear Leader is a double hulled dynamically positioned drillship, capable of operating in moderate environments and water depths up to 12,000 feet (3,657m) using an 18.75 in (47.6 cm), 15,000 psi blowout preventer (BOP), and a 21 in (53 cm) outside diameter (OD) marine riser. The Marshall Islands-flagged vessel is owned by Transocean, and is operating in the Gulf of Mexico of the United States.
Discoverer Clear Leader design is a "Transocean Offshore enhanced Enterprise-class" and has four other sister ships: Discoverer Americas, Discoverer Inspiration, Discoverer Luanda, and Discoverer India.