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Azurite FDPSO
See also : Fina Europe
"Azurite FDPSO" underway.
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The Azurite FDPSO is the world's first floating, drilling, production, storage and offloading (FDPSO) vessel.
The Azurite FDPSO was built at the shipyard of Hyundai Heavy Industries in 1988 as a very large crude carrier (VLCC). In 19881990 her name was Fina Europe, in 19901993 Sanco Europe, and in 19931997 MT Europe. She was converted at the Keppel Shipyard from the VLCC to FDPSO between July 2007 and February 2009.
The Azurite FDPSO has storage capacity 1.4 million barrels (220×103 m3) of crude oil. Its processing capacity is 60 thousand barrels per day (9.5×103 m3/d) of fluid and 40 thousand barrels per day (6.4×103 m3/d) of oil.
Prosafe Production is responsible for the vessel operations and Murphy Oil is responsible for drilling.
On 10 August 2009, Azurite FDPSO started production at the Azurite offshore oilfield in waters of the Republic of Congo.
"Azurite FDPSO".
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"Azurite FDPSO".
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"Azurite FDPSO".
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"Azurite FDPSO".
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The Miramar Ship Index for
FINA EUROPE
IDNo / IMO
8611831
Year
1988
Name
FINA EUROPE
Flag
BHS
Owner
Olive Shipholding S.A.
Type
Tanker
Tons
142647
DWT
255087
LOA
322,00
LPP
310,02
Beam
56,00
Draft
19,82
Machinery
1D-14
ShipDesign
VLCC
Builder
Hyundai
Yard
Ulsan
Yard No
468
Country built
KOR
Keel
20.01.1988
Launch
10.07.1988
Completed
10.11.1988
Subsequent History
1990 SAMCO EUROPE - Cranbury Corp.
2003 EUROPE- Shipping Enterprises S.A.
2006 Converted to Offshore Processing Ship
2066 Prosafe Productions Services
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