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Photo Details
Photographer:Torleif Klokset [View profile]Title:Petrobras 47Added:Oct 26, 2006
Captured:June 14, 2005IMO:7381491Hits:2,309
Photo Category: Floating Production/Storage/Offloading Units
Photo taken at sea 14.06.2005
Vessel Identification
Name:Petrobras 47
Former name(s):
- Eastern Strength (Until 1997 Sep)
- Calamus (Until 1987)
- World Heritage (Until 1987)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Floating Storage/production
Gross tonnage:131,242 tons
Summer DWT:260,349 tons

Additional Information
Class society:Bureau Veritas
Build year:1976
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (3)

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Mats on Jul 09, 2006 12:05 (11 years ago)
Great shot. Good angle, good lighting and majestic vessel.

Rogerio, you are right that she was converted from a tanker to a FSO (Floeating Storage and Offloading). However, she was going to operate as storage and offloading for the semi-submersible production platform P36, which later sank (in March 2001).

Therefore, P47 was converted again from an FSO to an FPSO (Floating Production Storage Offloading) vessel in order to function alone. You can see the production facilities on the deck of the vessel.

Best regards
Rogério Cordeiro on Jun 15, 2005 20:07 (12 years ago)
Nice photo!!

This tanker (now FSO (Floating Storage, Offtake)) was ex-World Heritage; ex-Eastern Strength; ex- calamus

Rogerio Cordeiro 8-)
Stan Muller on Jun 15, 2005 20:06 (12 years ago)
This thing is enormous!
Impressive, thanks for posting.
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