COSCO wins tanker-based FPSO conversion projects

COSCO Dalian Shipyard has signed four tanker-based FPSO conversion projects with MODEC.

Offshore staff

TIANJIN, China -- COSCO Dalian Shipyard has signed four tanker-based FPSO conversion projects with MODEC. One of these, SONG DOC PRIED MV19 has already been delivered to TSJOC, and another VLCC, Apollo Shoju, has been renamed FPSO Cidade de Niteroi MV18, the company says.

After delivery,Cidade de Niteroi MV18 will join the Petrobras fleet in the Campos Basin.

The work scope for this VLCC conversion included repair & life extension, specialist FPSO structure construction, topsides module installation and integration, fitting of steel structure, cable pulling, and piping work.

09/29/2008

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