BW Carmen FPSO

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Summary Information

Brief Description

  • The vessel has Oil production capacity of 28,000 bbl/d, Water injection capacity of 25,000 bbl/d and Storage capacity of 50,000 bbl
  • The vessel is now known as BW Athena FPSO but was previously called BW Carmen FPSO


  • BW Offshore:
    • FEED study for upgrades
  • Drydocks World:
    • Lengthening of the vessel and fabrication and installation of a new section for the Submerged Turret Production (STP) system
  • Advanced Production and Loading (APL):
    • Supply of submerged Turret Production (STP) buoy
  • First Subsea: Supply of the Ballgrab connectors used to moor the FPSO's submerged turret production buoy
  • ABB: Electrical Systems


  • In operation


  • 1994 - BW Carmen was built
  • 1999 - BW Carmen was converted to an FPSO
  • 2010 - Letter of Intent signed for use on Athena Oil Field
  • 2015 - Contract extension signed

Other Information

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  1. Inocean FPSO References
  2. BW Offshore signs LoI for BW Carmen
  3. First Subsea connectors moor BW Athena FPSO submerged turret production buoy
  4. ABB FPSO References
  5. BW Offshore: Contract extension for BW Athena
  6. BW Offshore: Contract extension for BW Athena

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