Petrojarl Knarr FPSO Arrives at Aibel for Final Preparations
The new floating production vessel Petrojarl Knarr has arrived from Korea at Aibel’s shipyard in Haugesund. Here the ship will be prepared before installation on the Knarr field.
The assignment contributes to full employment at the yard for the upcoming weeks, before Petrojarl Knarr once again leaves Aibel by the end of September, according to plan.
The preparation of Petrojarl Knarr emphasizes Aibel’s expertise in terms of the requirements on the Norwegian continental shelf. It also speaks volumes of the company’s versatile expertise and capacity at the shipyard in Haugesund.
Petrojarl Knarr was built by Samsung in Korea for Teekay. The floating production vessel is 256 metres long and 48 metres wide. The ship has a production capacity of 63,000 barrels a day, and a storage capacity of 800,000 barrels. Petrojarl Knarr will operate on the Knarr field located west of Florø. Operator is BG Norge.
Press Release, September 17, 2014