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Mooring Systems - External Turret

FPSO Cuulong MV9 - Vietnam

SOFEC designed and constructed the external turret mooring system to moor a 149,500 dwt MODEC purpose built FPSO. The FPSO will recieve producted oil and reinject both produced gas and water. The turret is designed to support a single production platform in Phase I, with space to accept additional production from a second future production platform in Phase II of the project.

First oil was achieved 18 months after contract award. The SOFEC external turret mooring system is ABS classed.

General Description
Location: Su Tu Den (Black Lion) Field, Vietnam
Client Name: CUU Long Joint Operating Company (CLJOC)
Contract Awarded: May  2002
Installation Date: October 2002
Water Depth: 48m (a57ft)
Tanker Size: 149,500 dwt
First Oil: October 2003
Vessel Type: MODEC Purpose Built FPSO
Storage Capacity: 1,000,000
Fabrication: Turret - Malaysia
Vessel - Korea
Topsides - Korea
Region: Asia Pacific
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