Jurong Completes FPSO Upgrade

Friday, December 10, 2004
Singapore’s Jurong Shipyard Ltd (JSL) has announced that the upgrading of the FPSO Sendje Berge was completed on December 7. Measuring 349 m x 52 m x 27 m, the 274,000 dwt FPSO Sendje Berge underwent major upgrading and installation works to boost her production and storage capabilities. Life extension works were also carried out to extend the FPSO vessel’s life for an additional four to eight years without drydocking. The FPSO upgrading is the Sendje Berge’s second operation at Jurong Shipyard, following the vessel’s successful conversion from VLCC Berge Charlotte in 2000. On delivery, the FPSO Sendje Berge will be on chartered to leading oil and energy company Addax Petroleum, a subsidiary of Addax & Oryx Group, for exploration and development works in the Okwori Field, offshore Nigeria.
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