EnQuest PLC announced earlier today that the Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel for the Kraken development has completed its shore-based commissioning activities at the quayside in Singapore and has also completed the vessel’s inclination testing programme.

EnQuest’s KRAKEN FPSO Vessel Has Left The Shipyard For Deep Water Anchorage

FPSO Armada Kraken - Image courtesy: Vladimir Knyaz / Shipspotting

It has left the yard and is now sailing to deep water anchorage, to undertake commissioning work on the water injection pumps, HSP power fluid pumps, sulphate reduction packages, lifeboats and fire, water and deluge systems.

The FPSO is on schedule to sailaway to the North Sea during this quarter as planned. The journey should take approximately 50 days, bringing the vessel to the Kraken field on course for first oil in H1 2017.

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Source: EnQuest