The audit was conducted from 11 to 13 October 2021.


The objective of the audit was to verify through discussions and verifications that Maersk Drilling's management of the structural safety of Maersk Reacher complied with relevant regulations.


Two non-conformities were identified, concerning:

  • Control station location
  • Training and exercises in respect of structural incidents

In addition, two improvement points were identified, concerning:

  • Updating of operations manual and loading computer
  • Follow-up of inspection points

What happens now?

We have asked Maersk Drilling to report on how the non-conformities will be addressed and for an assessment of the improvement points observed.

The reply deadline is set at 29 November 2021.