Work on the FPSO Blue Eagle for Mexico’s Blue Marine is progressing, following the launch of the vessel in May at Spain’s Armon Gijon Shipyard
A dynamic positioning 3-capable vessel, FPSO Blue Eagle will serve as a well intervention/well treatment floating production storage and offloading vessel for Mexico state-run oil company Pemex in the Mexican Gulf. Norway’s Inocean designed the vessel’s hull, while Kanfa designed the FPSO’s topsides.
The hull for Blue Eagle was built at Turkey’s Sedef Shipyard. With an overall length of 106 m, beam of 25 m and depth of 12 m, the vessel is being constructed to DNV class, with the notations DNV reg +1A Production and storage unit ship shaped, Tanker for oil, CLEAN, DYNPOS(AUTRO), E0, ESP, HELIDIK, Fire Fighter 1, PROD.
Armon Gijon Shipyard, meanwhile, recently signed a US$25M contract with Grupomar to construct an 80 m x 13.65 m tuna vessel with the capacity to transport 1,200 tonnes of fish.
The Spanish shipyard recently delivered the high-speed LNG dual-fuel fast ferry Eleanor Roosevelt to Baleària.
Designed by Australian ship designer Incat Crowther, Eleanor Roosevelt has a capacity for more than 1,200 passengers and 21 crew members, 220 cars and 570 truck lane metres. The 123-m aluminium-hulled catamaran can reach 40 knots using its four waterjet propulsion units. Wärtsilä has engineered, manufactured and installed four dual-fuel 16V31DF engines with 8,800 kW each and four LGX1500SRI steerable reversible hydraulic waterjets.
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