ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands – The FPSO Petrojarl Knarr left South Korea and has successfully arrived in Norway.
On her way to Norway, the convoy made stops in Singapore, Port Louis (Mauritius), and Las Palmas (Canary Islands) to take bunkers and for replenishments. For the last leg of the voyage the convoy sailed west of Ireland via Fair Isle (just south of the Shetland Isles) towards Norway. Offshore the port of Haugesund, the Petrojarl Knarr was delivered ahead of schedule.
Considered one of the world’s largest harsh environment FPSOs, the Petrojarl Knarr measures 840 ft (256.4 m) long, 157 ft (48 m) wide and has a dwt of 135,000 tons (122,470 metric tons). The vessel is owned by Teekay Corp. and was built by Samsung Heavy Industries in Geoje, South Korea.
She is slated for the Knarr oil and gas field located offshore Norway.