FSO / FPSO > 200.000 DWT
FSO / FPSO > 200.000 DWT
Berge Helene

See also : Berge Helene & See also Esso Tankers site : Esso Picardie (II)

  Berge Helene
"Berge Helene", converted to an FPSO in 2002.
( Photo Copyright Darian Sclaunich )
  Berge Helene-1
"Berge Helene", during conversion.
( Photo Copyright BW Offshore )

The conversion of the 275,000 dwt tanker Berge Helene was completed 2003 at Jurong shipyard in Singapore.
Berge Helene is a generic FPSO with a production capacity of 60,000 barrels of liquids per day (bpd) and a sto-rage capacity of two million barrels of crude oil. The vessel is designed for extended at-sea service and to support incremental, on-location expansion of up to 240,000 bpd.
Contract duration: 2006 2013 (4x2 years)
Liquids processing: 100,000 bbl
Oil production capacity: 75,000 bbl/d
Water injection capacity: 100,000 bbl/d
Gas compression capacity: 54 mmscfd
Storage capacity: 2,000,000 bbl storage
Mooring: Turret
Location field: Mauritania/Chinguetti
Customer: Petronas

  Berge Helene-2
( Photo Copyright BW Offshore )
  Berge Helene-3
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  Berge Helene-4
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The Miramar Ship Index for "ESSO PICARDIE"
IDNo:
7360083
Year:
1976
Name:
ESSO PICARDIE
Launch Date:
31.10.1975
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
01.1976
Flag:
FRA
Keel:

DWT:
278734
Yard No:
U25
Length overall:
348.8
Ship Design:
LPP:
330.8
Country of build:
FRA
Beam:
51.9
Builder:
L'Atlantique
Material of build:
Location of yard:
St Nazaire
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-16

Owner as Completed:
Esso Standard S.A.

Subsequent History:
1995 PICARDIE - 1997 BERGE HELENE -
2003 Converted to Oil Production and Storage Unit (FPSO).

Disposal Data:
-

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Name change
Main Owner
7360083
7360083
1976
ESSO PICARDIE
137578
Esso Standard S.A.
7360083
7360083
1976
PICARDIE
137578
1995
Esso Standard S.A.
7360083
7360083
1976
BERGE HELENE
137578
1997
Bergesen d.y.& Co.
7360083
7360083
1976
BERGE HELENE
137578
2003
BW Offshore AS