Water Ingress Reported on Ageing FSO

  • Water ingress has been reported on an ageing FSO off Venezuela which is carrying 173,000 tons of oil onboard.
  • Eudis Girot, who heads a local trade union covering the petroleum industries, cited the poor maintenance onboard the FSO Nabarima, causing the water ingress.
  • The water was up to 1.5 m in height, seeping into the FSO’s engine room. The FSO is operated by PDVSA, the state-run oil major.

Fleetmon reports that FSO NABARIMA with 173,000 tons of oil on board suffered water ingress in...


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