• 2016 October 24 14:02

    Keppel to deliver third FPSO for Shapoorji Pallonji and Bumi Armada JV

    Keppel Offshore & Marine's (Keppel O&M) wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel Shipyard Ltd (Keppel Shipyard) is on track to deliver a Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel to Armada Madura EPC Limited (Armada Madura), a joint venture between Shapoorji Pallonji Group (Shapoorji Pallonji) and Bumi Armada Berhad (BAB), the company said in its press release.

    The spread-moored FPSO unit was named Karapan Armada Sterling III during a naming ceremony held earlier this month at Keppel Shipyard.

    The FPSO will be deployed to the Madura BD Field in Madura Strait East Java which is operated by Husky-CNOOC Madura Limited (HCML).

    Keppel Shipyard's work scope for the Karapan Armada Sterling III FPSO includes refurbishment and life extension works, upgrading of living quarters to accommodate 80 personnel, fabrication and installation of mooring systems as well as, installation and integration of topside process modules.

    Karapan Armada Sterling III is designed to process 110 mmscfd scales gas, 7,500 barrels oil condensate, and is equipped with sulphur handling facilities. It has a 12-point spread mooring arrangement and has a storage capacity of 370,000 barrels.

    About Keppel Shipyard
    Keppel Shipyard is the trusted industry name for the repair, conversion and upgrading of a diverse range of vessels, and a global leader in the conversion of Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessels, Floating Storage and Offloading (FSO) vessels and Floating Storage and Re-gasification Units (FSRU), as well as the fabrication and installation of turrets and mooring systems, and topside process modules. Keppel Shipyard is currently undertaking the world's first-of-its-type Floating Liquefaction Facility conversion.

    About Bumi Armada
    Bumi Armada Berhad is a Malaysia-based international offshore energy facilities and services provider with a presence in over 17 countries spread across five continents, supported by over 1,600 people from over 30 nationalities.




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