Maersk Drilling - Drill Ship Photography

Maersk Drilling is a drilling rig and drilling ship operator based in Copenhagen, Denmark. It is a subsidiary of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group, established in 1972. Maersk Drilling is one of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group's core businesses.

Aerial Marine Media provide Maersk Drilling with extensive helicopter aerial photography services throughout Asia, especially for brand new rigs and drill ships just out of the construction yards of Singapore, Korea, China and Taiwan.

The company will sometimes travel hundreds of kilometres offshore to locate and photograph drill ships currently under going sea trials or on delivery voyages.

Maersk Drilling use the photography for corporate communications purposes, in their global web site, for press releases, corporate blogs annual reports and in social media - Facebook. and LinkedIn  They also make the imagery available for publication in maritime magazines and appropriate clients from a download library

This is a short film showing how the photographic shoots are executed by the helicopter aerial camera team in the Straits of Malacca: Maersk Valiant and Maersk Viking Photoshoot. 


Project Description

Client: Maersk Drilling Denmark
Role: Helicopter Aerial Photographer
Helicopter Support: Solaire Helicopters
Pilots: Barry Chambers, Cliff Fournier, Eryk De La Montana
Format: High Definition photographic stills
Project: Corporate Communications Photography
Location: Malacca Straits