VLCC Sun Rise undergoing conversion to FPSO

The VLCC Sun Rise is undergoing conversion to an FPSO at the COSCO Dalian Shipyard.

Offshore staff

BEIJING, China -- The VLCC Sun Rise is undergoing conversion to an FPSO at the COSCO Dalian Shipyard. The work scope for the conversion project involves the installation and/or renewal of 8,000 metric tons (8,818 tons) of steel structure, 350,000 m (1,148,294 ft) of cables, 800 metric tons (882 tons) of piping systems, the completion of 120,000 sq m (1,291,669 sq ft) of coating, and the installation and commissioning of the topside modules. The vessel is schedule for deliver in May 2010. After conversion, the completed FPSO will be stationed offshore Brazil.

08/03/2009

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