Fso News


Valeura’s Newly Acquired FSO Aurora Checks in at Nong Yao Field Offshore Thailand

Jun 12, 2024

Canada-based oil and gas company Valeura Energy has completed the acquisition of the floating storage and offloading (FSO) vessel Aurora, which is already on location at its Nong Yao field, in the Gulf of Thailand.The acquisition was the result of Valeura exercising its purchase option to acquire the vessel, which it had previously leased from the seller, a member of the Omni Offshore Terminals group…

ABS Awards AIP for OceanSTAR’s FSO Design

Mar 05, 2024

Classification society ABS said it has granted an approval in principle (AIP) to OceanSTAR Marine & Offshore Investment Pte. Ltd., for its newbuild floating storage and offloading (FSO) design.The OceanSTAR FSO-01 is a shipshape hull design…

Altera Hires DOF to Install Voyageur Spirit FPSO Offshore Ivory Coast

Feb 12, 2024

Altera Infrastructure has hired DOF to install Voyageur Spirit floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit as well as one floating storage unit (FSO) at Eni-operated Baleine oil field offshore Ivory Coast.The project includes the complete installation of seabed mooring systems…

MODEC and Toray Develop New FPSO Repair Technique

Dec 18, 2023

MODEC and Toray Industries have jointly developed a carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) patch technique for repairs on Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO), and Floating Storage and Offloading (FSO) systems.FPSO and FSO repair services provided by MODEC…

Eni to Deploy Cylindrical FPSO, Converted FSO at Giant Offshore Oil Field in Ivory Coast

Oct 03, 2023

Altera Infrastructure has been awarded contracts for the redeployment of the FPSO Voyageur Spirit and the shuttle tanker Nordic Brasilia for the Baleine Phase 2 project, located offshore Ivory Coast.The vessels are set for deployment on the Baleine field with a 15-year firm contract…

UN Removes Oil from Decaying Tanker Off Yemen

Aug 12, 2023

The United Nations said on Friday it had completed the removal of more than 1 million barrels of oil from a decaying supertanker off Yemen's Red Sea coast, averting a potential environmental disaster.U.N. officials and activists have been warning…

UN Starts Removing Oil from Decaying FSO in Red Sea

Jul 25, 2023

The United Nations said on Tuesday it had started the removal of more than 1 million barrels of oil from a decaying supertanker off Yemen's Red Sea coast in a complex operation it hopes will ward off a regional disaster.U.N. officials have been…

Valeura Energy Halts Production at Wassana Oil Field after FSO 'Contacts' CALM Buoy

Jul 07, 2023

Valeura Energy said Friday it had temporarily suspended production operations at the Wassana oil field, offshore the Gulf of Thailand after the floating storage and offloading vessel (“FSO”) stationed at the field deviated from its intended…

NGO Shipbreaking Platform Pushes for Safe Recycling of FSO Safer

Jul 06, 2023

The NGO Shipbreaking Platform has called for the safe and environmentally friendly recycling of the FSO Safer, currently being salvaged off the coast of Yemen.The UNDP is looking for a destination for the FSO’s recycling, and the Platform is calling on the Dutch government…

Vietnam: FSO PTSC Bien Dong 01 Contract Renewed for 5 Years

Jun 06, 2023

PTSC South East Asia (PTSC SEA) has received a 5-year extension for the bareboat charter contract for FSO PTSC Bien Dong 01.PTSC South East Asia is a joint venture between Malaysia's Yinson Production (“YP”) and PetroVietnam Technical Services Corporation (PTSC)…

UN Fails to Raise Funds to Remove Oil from Decaying Tanker Off Yemen's Coast

May 05, 2023

The United Nations on Thursday fell far short of raising the money it needs for an operation to salvage 1.1 million barrels of oil from a decaying vessel moored off Yemen's coast and avert an environmental disaster.U.N. officials have been warning…

Preventing Oil Spill Disaster: Boskalis to Lead UN-coordinated Operation to Remove Oil From Decaying FSO off Yemen

Apr 20, 2023

Dutch marine services firm Boskalis has, through its subsidiary SMIT Salvage, reached an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to remove the oil from the decaying FSO Safer moored off Yemen’s Red Sea coast in a push to avoid environmental disaster…

Frontline's Fredriksen Appointed to Euronav Supervisory Board

Mar 23, 2023

Belgian oil tanker and storage operator Euronav said on Thursday its shareholders had elected John Fredriksen from Frontline, a major investor that pulled out of a merger deal with Euronav this year, to its supervisory board. Euronav said shareholders…

Thailand Rushes to Avert Spill After Fatal Accident on Oil Storage Ship

Mar 16, 2023

Authorities in Thailand on Thursday were working to avert a leak from a storage vessel carrying 400,000 barrels of crude oil.One crew member was killed after seawater entered the hull of the Benchamas 2 when a seal malfunctioned during maintenance earlier this week…

UN Buys Tanker to Store Oil from Decaying Vessel off Yemen

Mar 09, 2023

The United Nations has purchased a large tanker to store about 1.1 million barrels of oil that will be transferred from a decaying vessel off Yemen's coast in a bid to avert an environmental disaster, officials said on Thursday.U.N. officials…

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