Posts Tagged ‘turret mooring system’

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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Shell and ExxonMobil awards Fram FPSO to SBM

SBM will supply, lease and operate a converted FPSO The Fram field is located in United Kingdom continental Shelf (UKCS) including the Blocks 29/3c, 29/4c, 29/8a and 29/9c in the central North Sea, around 220 km east of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, in a water depth of approximately 97 m. These […]

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Turret

Definition Turret is the major component of a vessel or any floating production unit (FPSO, FPO) to which the risers coming from the seabed are connected. Turret name refers the rotating function of this large equipment to facilitate the rotation of the vessel according to winds, waves and dominating current while […]

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GDF Suez and Santos to award Bonaparte FLNG FEED soon

Granherne and Doris complete pre-FEED The GDF Suez Bonaparte is a $3.7 to $4.6 billion Floating LNG project to liquefied the natural gas from the Petrel, Tern and Frigate fields in the Bonaparte Basin, in the Timor Sea, 250 kilometres west of the northern Australian city of Darwin. GDF Suez Bonaparte is a […]

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