Bonga

Wednesday, December 04, 2002
Type FPSO Owner Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Co. Builder Samsung Heavy Industries

Samsung's latest technological innovation is the successful completion and delivery of an 2,000,000 bbls FPSO, Bonga, built for the Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company, SNEPCO in June 2002.

The vessel, which is a double hull type floating oil production, storage, and offloading unit (FPSO), will be permanently spread moored in Bonga field located offshore Nigeria in water depth ranging from 1,000 to 1,125 m. The Machinery space will be located underneath the accommodation spaces. The double bottom in way of machinery spaces is used as sludge and oily water drain tanks. The topside process facilities shall be located on a Process Deck, elevated 5.5 m above the Main Deck of the hull at the centerline; a helideck has been built above the accommodation. The hull structure has been designed and constructed to remain on station for the hull field life without recourse to drydocking, and the longitudinal strength of the vessel shall also be considered for tow condition. The vessel's mooring system consists of four groups of three mooring legs located on port and starboard sides at both fore and aft ends, two sets of 10 tonne air tugger winch, mooring fitting such as bollards and mooring chocks. The Crude oil has been exported from the storage tanks by both oil cargo offloading and tandem offloading system. The hydraulic power pack for the submersible crude oil offloading pumps has been provided to facilitate these offloading.

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