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    Hyundai completes world's largest FPSO

    Yard News // March 23, 2001
    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) in Korea has completed construction of what is claimed to be the largest Floating Production, Storage & Offloading (FPSO) vessel in the world, the 343,000dwt Girassol FPSO.

    After the finishing touches are applied to the vessel at the end of June, the Girassol FPSO - which is 300m long, with a breadth of 31m - will enter service in oil fields located 200km northwest of the Angolan capital Luanda.

    Capable of storing two million barrels of oil, the Girassol FPSO will be capable of producing 200,000 barrels daily.

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