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Keppel Shipyard christens FPSO for Thailand's EOC

Keppel Shipyard christens FPSO for Thailand's EOC

Singapore: The 725,000 bbls storage FPSO Lewek Arunothai was named at a ceremony on 21 June at Subic Shipyard in the Philippines. Work on the FPSO, which is the first that Keppel has converted for offshore oil & gas support specialist EOC Limited (EOC), was initially undertaken at Subic Shipyard in the Philippines and completed at the Keppel Shipyard in Singapore. The vessel can export 175m standard cubic feet of natural gas per day

"With the combined efforts of EOC, Keppel and our contractor partners, this project in our two shipyards, have achieved a total of 1.4m manhours worked to date with no reportable loss time incident," said Keppel Shipyard md, Nelson Yeo.

Keppel Shipyard has completed 76 FPSO and FSO projects with sixmore in progress. Its sister yard, Keppel Singmarine is building a 30,000 bhp Multi-Functional Support Vessel for Ezra Holdings.  [25/06/08]