Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Offshore News

Canada Suspends Huskey FPSO Operations Following Close-Call with Iceberg

The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) has suspended petroleum-related operations conducted by the SeaRose Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel due to an incident on March 29,...

January 17, 2018
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Thursday, November 2, 2017
News

World’s Largest FPSO Departs Samsung Heavy Industries

The world’s largest Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel left the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea under tow on Tuesday for its voyage to Nigeria.  The...

November 2, 2017
Total Views: 127

Monday, April 17, 2017
Maritime News

Photos: Western Isles FPSO Arrives in Rotterdam

The giant floating production, storage and offloading unit for Dana Petroleum’s Western Isles development project in the North Sea has reached Rotterdam following a seven-week trip from China. The Western...

April 17, 2017
Total Views: 21

Friday, December 2, 2016
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News

Samsung Heavy Says $776 Million order for FPSO Facility Cancelled

SEOUL, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Samsung Heavy Industries Co Ltd said on Friday that a 907.6 billion won ($776.8 million) order for a substructure for a liquefied natural gas (LNG)...

December 2, 2016
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Sunday, August 21, 2016
Offshore News

Ghana Opens The Valves On A $1 billion FPSO

  By Kwasi Kpodo (Reuters) Ghana began pumping crude from a second offshore field operated by British company Tullow Oil on Thursday, hoping the additional revenue will boost its flagging economy. The Tweneboa,...

August 21, 2016
Total Views: 4

Monday, May 11, 2015
Interesting

Ship Photos of the Day – Dockwise Vanguard Loads Gargantuan Cargo in Rotterdam

Dockwise Vanguard, the world’s most capable semi-submersible heavy lift ship, was in the Port of Rotterdam this weekend to load the Armada Intrepid Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) for...

May 11, 2015
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
News

Teekay’s Petrojarl Knarr FPSO Hit by ‘Small Fire’

Teekay's Petrojarl Knarr FPSO has been hit by a small fire less than a week after producing its first oil from the Knarr field in the North Sea offshore Norway.

March 24, 2015
Total Views: 6

Thursday, March 5, 2015
News

Video Shows Aftermath of FPSO Cidade de São Mateus Explosion

The following video was filmed aboard the FPSO Cidade de São Mateus after an explosion that killed nine people on 11 February.

March 5, 2015
Total Views: 20

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Maritime News

Remaining Victims Recovered from Cidade de São Mateus FPSO Off Brazil

BW Offshore has confirmed that the remaining three missing crew have been recovered from its Cidade de São Mateus FPSO, bringing the total official number of fatalities from last month's explosion incident off Brazil to nine.

March 3, 2015
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Tuesday, February 17, 2015
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Maritime News

Giant Goliat FPSO Sets Off for World’s Longest Piggyback Ride [VIDEO]

ENI’s Goliat FPSO, sitting atop the world’s largest heavy lift vessel Dockwise Vanguard, has just begun its 60-day voyage from Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea to Norway. At 64,000 tons...

February 17, 2015
Total Views: 16

Friday, February 13, 2015
News

Brazil Oil Regulator Pushed Petrobras to Boost FPSO’s Output Before Accident

Brazil's oil regulator ordered state-run oil company Petrobras to study ways to boost output on a floating natural gas and oil production ship a week before a deadly explosion on Wednesday.

February 13, 2015
Total Views: 3

Thursday, February 12, 2015
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News

Five Killed, Four Missing in Petrobras FPSO Accident – UPDATE

Five people were killed and four are missing following an explosion Wednesday aboard a FPSO in Brazil.

February 12, 2015
Total Views: 90

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Interesting

WATCH: North Sea FPSO Withstands Hurricane-Force Storm

It's that time of year... when hurricane-force storms churn across the north Atlantic before hitting the North Sea.

January 13, 2015
Total Views: 19

Sunday, January 11, 2015
ERISAI KAMELIA FPSO
News

London Marine Consultants to Supply Turret for Libra’s EWT FPSO

London Marine Consultants (LMC), a subsidiary of Singapore-based offshore contractor Ezra Holdings Ltd announced today the receipt of a contract by Jurong Shipyard to supply an external turret mooring system...

January 11, 2015
Total Views: 2

Sunday, December 7, 2014
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News

FPSO Cidade de Mangaratiba Begins 20-Year Charter in Santos Basin

MODEC announced today the FPSO Cidade de Mangaratiba MV24 achieved first oil in October at block BM-S-11 in Santos Basin offshore Brazil.  The vessel is on a 20-year charter to Tupi B.V.,...

December 7, 2014
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
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Engineering News

ClassNK Approves Floating Hydrogen and CO2 Storage Vessel Concept

Floating production, storage and offloading vessels, FPSOs, have been around for decades allowing operators to produce oil from an offshore field and transfer the cargo to a ship.  There’s even...

November 12, 2014
Total Views: 14

Sunday, November 9, 2014
News

Watch: Teekay’s Petrojarl Knarr Sailaway

Earlier this month, Teekay Corporation’s new floating production, storage and offloading unit, Petrojarl Knar, departed the Aibel Shipyard in Haugesund, Norway for the Knarr oil and gas field offshore where...

November 9, 2014
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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News

SPOTD: Centennial J Gets Set for Turret Installation at Jurong

The VLCC Centennial J was selected by Tullow Oil for the Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme (TEN) Project offshore Ghana where she is currently being converted into an FPSO at Jurong Shipyard. In the...

October 21, 2014
Total Views: 0

Monday, October 13, 2014
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News

Panoro Energy Gains Initial Approvals For FPSO Development Offshore Gabon

Panoro Energy ASA announced today that Gabon’s Direction Général de Hydrocarbures (DGH) has approved their plan to develop the Ruche cluster of offshore oil fields in the Dussafu Marin block....

October 13, 2014
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Thursday, June 5, 2014
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News

Bluewater’s Turret Mooring System Selected for Kaombo FPSOs

Netherlands-based single point mooring specialist Bluewater Energy Services B.V. has been contracted today by Saipem for the engineering, procurement and construction of two complete deepwater turret mooring and swivel systems...

June 5, 2014
Total Views: 12