COSCO Dalian secures VLCC to FPSO conversion order

Written by Nick Blenkey

coscodalianChina’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

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