FPSO ‘Petrojarl Foinaven’

FPSO ‘Petrojarl Foinaven’

Design and classification of free-fall lifeboats for harsh environment offshore installation.

Petrojarl Foinaven FPSO - credit Teekay
Customers: Teekay Petrojarl Production AS
Owner: Teekay Petrojarl Production AS

“Throughout what was a challenging project both in terms of engineering and installation, Deltamarin produced an excellent design and was always available to support both the extended engineering team and construction team at all times.”

 Craig Pattison, Project Engineer, Teekay Offshore

Main dimensions of the FPSO:

Storage 280,000 bbl
Production rate 140,000 bbl/d
LOA 250.20 m
Breadth 34.00 m
Accommodation 70 persons


Two davit-type lifeboats located alongside the accommodation block were replaced by four free-fall lifeboats. Harsh environment offshore installation carried out on the Foinaven field, West of Shetland.

  • Design, analysis and approval engineering for modifications on board to successfully install the new lifeboats.
  • Detail engineering of supporting structure.

Special Features:

  • All structural modifications and installation work were done offshore.
  • Very limited installation window due to harsh sea condition.
  • Fast-track design and engineering supporting tasks during the short installation window.

Customer Benefits:

  • Additional crew members on board to fulfil new requirements and improve effectiveness.
  • Demanding structural design and calculations with class approval done in strict schedule.
  • Flexibility and quick response from Deltamarin throughout the design and installation period.
Photo: Teekay
Esa Jokioinen
Sales, offshore
Tel. +358 2 4336 344
Mobile +358 40 834 8112
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