Astilleros Espanoles Wins Tanker Conversion Contract
Astilleros Espanoles has won a contract for the conversion of a tanker into a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit. The work will be carried out in the Cadiz yard.
The work is being done for Brazil's Brasoil, which has contracted the Spanish shipyard to convert the 1,049-ft. (320-m) VLCC Cairo into the FPSO Petrobras 32 for operation in the Marlim field, offshore Brazil. The new unit will be capable of processing 100,000 bpd of oil.
Work to be completed includes: supply and fit of a rig or turret system; installation of a crude processing plant on the deck; and installation of an offloading system. For more information on Astilleros Espanoles Circle 68 on Reader Service Card