China’s COSCO (Dalian) Shipyard Co., Ltd. has secured a contract to convert the VLCC Sunrise Jewel to a Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel for a Japanese shipowner.
The FPSO is designed to operate for 20 years without drydocking.
It will have a crude oil processing capacity of 28,600 Sm3/day of liquid, gas processing & compression capacity of 8,000,000 Sm3/day and a storage capacity of 1,600,000 barrels of oil .
The FPSO will be deployed in the Cernambi –Sul Field, offshore Brazil.
December 27, 2011