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Converted FPSO

Definition Converted FPSO refers to a Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel made by the modification of an existing transportation vessel, usually a crude oil shuttle tanker. Converted FPSO opposes to new-build FPSO which is designed and constructed from a white page.  Comments The conversion of a transportation vessel into a FPSO is a […]

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Topsides

Definition The Topsides are the surface installations allowing the drilling and/or production and/or processing of offshore hydrocarbons. Comments Normally used as a plural the Topsides comes from the ship building industry to designate all the portion of the ship coming on the top of the hull or above the waterline. […]

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