Aoka Mizu FPSO

Summary Information

Brief Description

  • The vessel was an FPSO conversion of newbuilt Aframax-size FPSO hull. It is moored using a Disconnectable Turret
  • Aoka Mizu has a crude oil storage capacity of 618,990 bbls and production capacities of total liquids of 35,000 blpd or 30,000 bpd of crude oil
  • It has capacity for 55,000 bpd water injection


  • Bluewater: Design, supply and operation of the FPSO including topsides and a disconnectable turret mooring system
  • Sembcorp Marine: Detail engineering and shop drawing for structural, piping, electrical and automation work, fabrication and installation of steel structural, including forecastle deck structure, accommodation structure, moonpool structure, poop deck structure, fire and blast wall, escape route, laydown area and flare tower
  • Aker: Pusnes Offloading System
  • ABB: Electrical Systems


  • In operation


  • 2006 - Bluewater awarded contract to provide FPSO
  • 2007 - Sembcorp Marine awarded conversion contract for FSPO
  • 2009 - First Production From Ettrick Oil Field
  • 2015 - New contract signed to extend life of the fields

Other Information

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  1. Aoka Mizu FPSO, Bluewater
  2. ABB FPSO References
  3. Bluewater FPSO References
  4. Aker FPSO Pusnes Offloading Systems
  5. Sembcorp Marine’s Subsidiary, Sembawang Shipyard Awarded S$150 Million FPSO Conversion From Bluewater Energy Services B.V., Holland
  6. Nexen Awards Bluewater Ettrick Field Contract
  7. First oil on Bluewater’s FPSO Aoka Mizu
  8. Significant Contract Amendment signed for Aoka Mizu FPSO

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