Petrobras orders FPSO pair from Singapore yard

Signing of the contract between Petrobras and Seatrium for the construction of two new FPSOs

Brazilian state-owned oil company Petrobras has awarded Singapore-based shipbuilder Seatrium a contract for the construction of two new floating production storage and offloading units (FPSOs). The FPSOs, which will be named P-84 and P-85, will be deployed in the Atapu and Sépia fields, located in...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/offshore/refining-processing/offshore-processing-storage/petrobras-orders-fpso-pair-from-singapore-yard/

Keel laid for FPSO for ExxonMobil’s Guyana operations

Rendering of the ExxonMobil Guyana FPSO Errea Wittu

The keel of a new floating production storage and offloading unit (FPSO) has been laid at the facilities of Chinese shipbuilder Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC). The FPSO will be named Errea Wittu. Following delivery, it will be deployed by ExxonMobil Guyana approximately 200 kilometres...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/offshore/refining-processing/offshore-processing-storage/keel-laid-for-fpso-for-exxonmobils-guyana-operations/

SBM Offshore’s Liza Unity receives ABS’ first REMOTE-CON Notation for FPSOs

SBM Offshore's FPSO Liza Unity

The floating production storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) Liza Unity operated by Netherlands-based SBM Offshore has been awarded the first REMOTE-CON notation for an FPSO from ABS. The notation demonstrates the vessel’s alignment with remote-control functions and signifies that the design and...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/offshore/refining-processing/offshore-processing-storage/sbm-offshores-liza-unity-receives-abs-first-remote-con-notation-for-fpsos/

VESSEL REVIEW | Haikui No 1 – Chinese-built cylindrical FPSO designed to withstand extreme conditions

CNOOC's new FPSO Haikui No 1

China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) recently took delivery of a floating production storage and offloading unit (FPSO) built by subsidiary Qingdao CNOOC Offshore Engineering. Named Haikui No 1 (海葵一号; “Anemone No 1”), the FPSO has a prominent a cylindrical design that has been developed to withstand super typhoon conditions and to ensure a service […]

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COLUMN | Big is better? Big finds in Namibia; big losses at Gazprom; big sale at Edda Wind; big problems at Petrofac [Offshore Accounts]

Every day, the world uses around one hundred million barrels of oil. The term “big oil” is used pejoratively to describe the industry’s lobbying power. But is big always better? This week, we look at both the biggest and the best, and the biggest and the worst of the oil industry. Big finds:...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/work-boat-world/offshore-world/column-big-is-better-big-finds-in-namibia-big-losses-at-gazprom-big-sale-at-edda-wind-big-problems-at-petrofac-offshore-accounts/

MOL subsidiary to operate FSRU off Poland’s Gdansk port

The Port of Gdansk in Poland

Japanese shipping company Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL), through a 100 per cent-owned subsidiary, has entered into a long-term time charter party (TCP) agreement with Polish gas transmission system operator Gaz-System for the operation of a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) off the Port of...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/work-boat-world/offshore-world/offshore-extraction-and-processing/offshore-processing-storage/mol-subsidiary-to-operate-fsru-off-polands-gdansk-port/

COLUMN | On the edge? McDermott, Petrofac, The Metals Company and Cadeler [Offshore Accounts]

Lady Gaga famously sang that she was “on the edge of glory”. This week, we look at four companies on the edge of….well, something. Let’s check in on two construction companies, a subsea mining venture, and our favourite wind turbine installer. McDermott on the edge Finally, a judge in the UK has...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/work-boat-world/offshore-world/column-on-the-edge-mcdermott-petrofac-the-metals-company-and-cadeler-offshore-accounts/

COLUMN | Safety culture matters: Pemex and Perenco on the wrong side of history [Offshore Accounts]

Offshore is one of the industries with the biggest risk profiles in the world. When bad things happen in offshore, people die, often there are explosions and sinkings, fires and oil spills, and the environment can be badly polluted, killing seabirds, fish, dolphins and coral, and inflicting...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/work-boat-world/offshore-world/column-safety-culture-matters-pemex-and-perenco-on-the-wrong-side-of-history-offshore-accounts/

FSRU begins operations for gas-to-power project in West Java, Indonesia

The FSRU Jawa Satu, which is supporting Indonesia's Jawa 1 LNG-fired power plant in West Java

Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has launched the commercial operation of the floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) Jawa Satu for the Jawa 1 LNG-fired power plant in West Java, Indonesia. MOL owns the FSRU through local partner Jawa Satu Regas, an entity jointly established by Indonesian...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/work-boat-world/offshore-world/offshore-extraction-and-processing/offshore-processing-storage/fsru-begins-operations-for-gas-to-power-project-in-west-java-indonesia/

COLUMN | Reaping what you sow: McDermott, Seatrium, Gunvor and Trafigura [Offshore Accounts]

It seems appropriate to get all biblical this week, just after Easter. When Saint Paul wrote in his letter to the Galatians that “a man reaps what he sows,” he probably wasn’t thinking about corruption in the oil and gas industry two millennia later. But the last month has seen no less than four...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/work-boat-world/offshore-world/column-reaping-what-you-sow-mcdermott-seatrium-gunvor-and-trafigura-offshore-accounts/

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