Petrojarl I starts hull upgrade in Rotterdam

Offshore staff

ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands – The FPSO Petrojarl I has been transferred to Damen Shiprepair’s (DSR) 307-m (1,007-ft) long, 47-m (154-ft) wide dry dock No. 8 for work on its hull.

The vessel is undergoing upgrades for owner Teekay Petrojarl LLC for redeployment on the Atlanta heavy-oil field in the Santos basin offshore Brazil.

DSR is responsible for basic, detailed, construction and interface engineering; marine and process equipment procurement; fabrication; construction; corrosion protection/coating; transport and lifting operations; and integration, mechanical completion, performance testing and commissioning.

It is also undertaking upgrades and modifications related to a marine, hull, and life extension according to class; conversion of the process systems (separation train and produced water topsides) and integration; and ensuring Brazilian compliance.

Frames is managing design and fabrication of the new topsides skids while Nevesbu is handling marine and topsides integration engineering.


FPSO Petrojarl I
The FPSO Petrojarl I has been transferred to Damen Shiprepair’s dry dock in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. (Photo courtesy Damen Shiprepair)

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