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    Dubai Drydocks delivers first FPSO conversion

    Yard News // September 12, 2003
    Fairplay (, the weekly international shipping magazine, reports that Dubai Drydocks has completed its first full conversion of a VLCC into FPSO.

    The Xikomba FPSO is scheduled to start operating offshore Angola in November under a long-term contract for ExxonMobil.

    Fairplay said a second FPSO is currently in final stages of completion at Dubai Drydocks and due to sail from the yard in October.

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