Knarr FPSO (Jordbær Field Development)
February 18, 2019
Dhirubhai I FPSO
February 18, 2019

Modular Capture Vessel (MCV)

Year (LPP):  2010-15

Field:  Generic Gulf of Mexico

Shelf state:   USA Gulf of Mexico

Client:  American Eagle Tankers

Man-hours:  20 000

Scope:  Concept design, basic design for conversion, conversion follow-up


Conversion of two Aframax tankers to combined Tankers/FPSOs. The project is an outcome of new regulations in US sector after the Macondo blow out. The vessels can on a short notice change operation from trading tankers to FPSOs and process oil from large oil spill from a blow out. The client is Marine Well Containment Company, a consortium with 14 major Oil Companies operating in US sector.

The work has included concept development, candidate vessel survey, basic design and follow-up of conversion design.

Stability calculation has been followed up until final approval from ABS based on new vessel lightship weight

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