On July 18, the main hull of the FPSO “SEPTIBA“, built by China Merchants Heavy Industry (Jiangsu) for SBM Offshore, was successfully delivered.
“SEPTIBA” has a total length of 341.31 meters, a width of 60 meters, a maximum width of 75 meters, a depth of 33.5 meters, a maximum height of 82.35 meters above the water. China Merchants Heavy Industry built “SEPTIBA” is a new FPSO with the largest oil storage capacity in the world independently built.
China Merchants Heavy Industry tailors the key technology of the new FPSO, FLNG, FSRU, and offshore engineering project construction. The successful delivery of FPSO SEPTIBA strengthen the international competitiveness of China’s offshore equipment manufacturing.
The vessel’s hull features state-of-the-art technology to operate in a wide range of offshore environmental conditions, including the Gulf of Mexico, West Africa, and Brazil. It is the first offshore FPSO in the industry that meets the latest classification society regulations, Brazilian regulations, and IEC standards
The FPSO’s main hull will be shipped to a subsequent module manufacturer for module assembly and will be deployed to the Gulf of Mexico, West Africa, Brazil, and other deepwater areas for production, storage, and processing of oil and gas.
Source Xinde Marine News