With the overall length measuring 65.15m and overall width at 64.3m, the vessel has an oil storage capacity of 300,000 barrels and an offloading capacity of 3600 cubic meters per hour. In comparison to a conventional monohull FPSO, the round shaped vessel generally uses less surface (or 'hullsteel') to contain the same volume. The weight, at 9,700 metric tonnes, is therefore considerably less than a conventional FPSO with the same storage capacity. A further advantage is that the unit is less sensitive to wave induced motions. The accommodation comprises living quarters, offices and communal facilities for a crew of 44.
Yantai Raffles has previously delivered 'SSP Piranema', the world's first round shaped FPSO for operation in the Piranema Field in the State of Sergipe. A third round FPSO is currently under construction at Yantai Raffles Shipyard.
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