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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
storage 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.
( Photo thanks to Bergesen D.Y. )
Name: Berge Helene
IMO No: 7360083
Ex: Picardie-1997, Esso Picardie-1995
Status: In 2003 in service as FPSO Berge Helene
Builder: ALSTHOM (U25)
Owner: Bergesen d.y.& Co.
Engine Type: 2 Stal-Laval Steam Turbines, 32400 SHP, 24204 kW
The Miramar Ship Index for "ESSO PICARDIE"
1995 PICARDIE - 1997 BERGE HELENE -
2003 Converted to Oil Production and Storage Unit (FPSO).