Keppel Shipyard converting tanker Ratu Songkhla into FSO

Keppel Shipyard is converting the tanker Ratu Songkhla into an FSO for M3nergy.

Offshore staff

SINGAPORE -- Keppel Shipyard is converting the tanker Ratu Songkhla into an FSO for M3nergy. The 1989-built Panamax vessel arrived at Keppel Shipyard in February. Keppel’s scope of work includes the installation of a metering skid, and fabrication and installation of an external turret mooring system, cargo offloading station, and helideck. The vessel’s hull and marine systems are also being upgraded.

When delivered, Ratu Songkhla will have a storage capacity of 546,000 bbl of oil. It will be chartered to CPOC for work in block B-17 off the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia.

08/04/2009

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