Cidade De Marica FPSO

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Summary Information

Brief Description

  • The vessel is being converted from a double hulled 308,491 dwt VLCC
  • The vessel has oil process capacity of 150,000 Barrel per day, gas treatment capacity of 6,000,000 standard m3/day, water injection capacity of 35,000 m3/day and has storage capacity of 1.6 million Barrels
  • It will use a Spread Mooring system


  • Chengxi Shipyard: Modification and upgrading, including 18,000 ton plate renewal. 160,000 m3 tank coating, 175000 inch pipe line renewal and 900km cable pulling, 11 modules lifting and installation and new-built accommodation for 140 persons
  • BRASA: Integration of the topsides modules
  • EBSE: Topsides module fabrication
  • Cathelco: Supply of ICCP hull corrosion protection system


  • In operation


  • 2013 - SBM Offshore signs contract for supply of vessel
  • 2015 - The vessel arrives in Brazil
  • 2016 - FPSO commissioned

Other Information

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  1. Contracts finalised for Alpha/Beta
  2. Mitsubishi Corporation confirms Contracts for Two FPSOs in Brazil
  3. Chengxi Shipyard, Guangzhou Win Two More FPSO Contracts
  4. Cathelco supply ICCP systems for FPSOs Cidade de Maricá and Cidade de Saquarema
  5. Maricá moors at BRASA following FPSO’s arrival in Brazil
  6. FPSO Cidade de Maricá producing and on hire

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