North Sea Greater Stella Area floater ready for deepwater trials

Offshore staff

CALGARY, Canada Ithaca Energy Inc. reports that the FPF-1 floating production semisubmersible has completed the required inclination test as planned and departed the Remontowa shipyard in Gdansk, Poland.

The vessel has been moved to a deepwater location offshore Gdansk to undertake final marine system trials next week.

Upon completion of these trials, the FPF-1 will start the tow to the Stella field in the UK central North Sea.


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FPF-1 Ithaca Energy Greater Stella Area project in the UK central North Sea
On arrival at the field the FPF-1 will be moored using 12 pre-installed anchor chains, followed by connection of the dynamic risers and umbilicals that link the subsea infrastructure to the vessel. (Photo courtesy Ithaca Energy)

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