On October 24 OPRA has received from Teekay a major overhaul contract for one engine.
This is already a second cycle of overhauls for this client. The Hummingbird Spirit FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading) installation is a floating facility located in the Chestnut filed in the United Kingdom sector of the North Sea producing for the Chestnut Joint Venture, a joint venture between Spirit Energy Ltd. and Dana Petroleum Ltd.
Two OP16-3A dual units have been running since 2007 under heavy offshore conditions, nevertheless the engines have been providing strong performances confirming our clients trust in our products. This is first unit of the the second overhaul cycle of the units at the Hummingbird FPSO, the other installed engine is currently running for 40.000 hrs. At the moment the customer has one unit in operation with the improved dual fuel system. The overhauled engine will be equipped with the same technology upgrade that will allow our customer to increase the availability of the units.
“We congratulate Teekay for the 3.5 years employment contract extension on the FPSO that will continue operation at the Chestnut field until March 2023, this will allow OPRA to further strengthen the commercial relation with Teekay and focus on continuous improvement to serve our customers.” Hilbert Elsinga, Director Aftermarket and Service at OPRA.