OceanSTAR's New FSO Design Secures Certification from Two Leading Classification Societies

Bureau Veritas (BV) has delivered the Basic Design Assessment to OceanSTAR, for its new build FSO design, OceanSTAR FSO-01. This design has also been awarded the Approval in Principle (AIP) from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).

Headquartered in Singapore, with branches spanning Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, and China, OceanSTAR offers one-stop professional engineering design and extended EPCIC solutions for offshore energy sector. The company’s latest achievement is the new build hull FPU Trunojoyo-01, has been successfully delivered in late 2022 and is operated in Madura field, Indonesia.

With the firsthand experience in new build FPU and many years of engineering design experience in the FPU, FPSO, and FSO market, OceanSTAR has developed its latest FSO Hull design: OceanSTAR FSO-01.

The OceanSTAR FSO-01 is a generic shipshape hull design, specifically developed to cater to midsize FSOs, with a storage capacity to scalable up to 750,000 barrels of oil for operational demands in Asia Pacific and African coastal offshore fields. Other features include a larger strengthened deck area, expandable living quarters, and piping routings that can adapt to topsides for either FPSO or FPU applications.

The fore and aft end design to ease interface with spread or external turret mooring. Complete with standard offshore floaters utilities, control and safety systems commonly required by O&G clients and specifications as per international standards, regulatory bodies and classification societies.

This basic engineering design availability will expedite the delivery of new build hull, a critical component to any floater’s development requirement. This expedited new delivery and generic design will offer competitive pricing compared to existing trading tanker hull. The new build will offer long-term (>30 years) high asset Integrity and will also provide flexibility for contract extensiion or future multi redeployment options.

About OceanSTAR Elite Group

OceanSTAR Elite Group of Companies (Headquarter in Singapore) offers One-Stop Engineering Design and Innovative Solutions for Offshore Energy sector. With a passionate and experienced engineering team, OceanSTAR has successfully accomplished plenty of offshore projects, from FPSO, FPU, Jack-up to floating wind turbine, etc. Based on our strong engineering design capabilities, our services extended into CAPEX investment, procurement, construction, installation, commissioning, project management, maintenance and operation support. OceanSTAR Elite group of companies has offices strategically located in Singapore (HQ), China, Indonesia (Jakarta) & Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur).