Offshore FPSO News


MAN to Supply Compressor Tech for Bacalhau FPSO

Oct 29, 2020

MAN Energy Solutions will supply five radial compressor and two screw compressor trains for the Bacalhau FPSO, under the contract with the Japanese FPSO specialist MODEC.The compressor trains will be installed aboard the FPSO that will be used to produce oil for Equinor at the Bacalhau field…

Digitizing Risk-based Integrity Management of FPSOs

Oct 23, 2020

Industries are adapting to an increasingly digitalized landscape. The floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) industry is no different. As concerted efforts are made to improve project economics Matt Tremblay, ABS Senior Vice President…

BW Offshore Liquidates Subsidiary after FPSO Stuck in New Zealand for Months

Oct 23, 2020

Oslo-listed FPSO leasing specialist BW Offshore is liquidating its New Zealand subsidiary operating the FPSO Umuroa, stuck in New Zealand for months after the termination of the charter and the liquidation of its client Tamarind Resource. Tamarind…

ABS Grants Approval in Principle for DSME Floater

Oct 21, 2020

Maritime and offshore classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has granted Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of what it described as 'a wide breadth, single row, near-shore LNG Floating Production Storage Offloading Vessel (FPSO) hull with a jetty-moored system…

KOTUG Anchor Handler Secures Offshore Work in Guyana

Oct 14, 2020

Dutch marine services and towage company KOTUG said it has been awarded a long-term contract by ExxonMobil affiliate Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL) to provide offshore terminal towage support for operations in Guyana…

PJV Valves for Two Brazil FPSOs

Oct 13, 2020

PJ Valves (PJV) has won contracts to supply valves packages for two Brazil-bound FPSOs, the Marlim 2 and Mero 2.The Marlim 2 FPSO will be delivered to Petrobras by Malaysia's Yinson, under the contract signed in March. The FPSO will have the capacity to process up to 70…

FPSOs: Hybrid Digital Twins Could Boost Safety and Cut Inspection Costs

Oct 12, 2020

FPSO specialist Bluewater and classification company DNV GL have teamed up in a pilot project aimed at testing how hybrid digital twin technology can predict and analyze fatigue in the hull of an FPSO in the North Sea, increase safety, and reduce operational costs and time by optimizing inspections…

Yinson's First FPSO for Brazil Arrives at Second Shipyard

Oct 08, 2020

Malaysia's Yinson said its floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) Anna Nery sailed away from the Cosco Qidong shipyard in Jiangsu, China and has entered drydock at the Cosco Changxing shipyard in Shanghai, marking the next phase of the FPSO construction…

First Topside Modules Ship for Miamte MV34 FPSO

Oct 07, 2020

The first batch of topside modules has been shipped for a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit for Japan's MODEC, U.S.-based engineering and construction firm McDermott International said on Wednesday.The FPSO, named Miamte MV34…

LQ, Pipe Rack Modules Installed on Energean Power FPSO

Oct 07, 2020

Living quarters and eigh pipe rack modules have been lifted aboard the Energean Power FPSO hull as the construction of Energean's FPSO destined for the Mediterranean Sea progresses in Singapore.The FPSO hull, built in China is being outfitted with topside modules at Sembcorp’s Admiralty Yard…

Karoon Aiming to Complete Bauna Field Buy This Month

Oct 06, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Karoon Energy expects to complete the acquisition of the Bauna offshore field from Petrobras by the end of the month.The company, which in July 2019 agreed to buy a 100% stake in the Baúna offshore oil field, in the southern Santos Basin…

Miko Marine to Supply Magnetic Hull Closures for Modec FPSO

Oct 06, 2020

Norwegian company Miko Marine will deliver four cofferdams and water inlet covers for a Modec FPSO being built in China.The FPSO, under construction at the DSIC yard in Dalian, will operate at Equinor's Bacalhau field offshore Brazil.Miko Marine…

Skarpenord to Upgrade Jotun FPSO's Valve Control Systems

Oct 05, 2020

Scana's affiliate company Skarpenord has signed a letter of intent to upgrade valve control systems on Var Energi's Jotun floating storage and production unit in Norway.Skarpenord signed a letter of intent for the valve control systems upgrade with Rosenberg Worley…

Nexans' Umbilicals for Senegal's First Offshore Oil Project

Oct 01, 2020

Offshore cable solutions provider Nexans will deliver subsea umbilicals for Senegal's first offshore oil field, the Sangomar.Subsea 7 awarded Nexans a contract to design and manufacture 46km of umbilicals for the Woodside-operated field. Subsea…

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