Dutch FPSO supplier SBM Offshore has confirmed a lot of constructive coronavirus instances amongst the crewmembers on one among its FPSOs.
SBM Offshore stated in its firm replace final week that it had transported a number of crewmembers with signs from an undisclosed FPSO again to shore earlier this month.
According to the corporate, additional checks confirmed a number of constructive COVID-19 instances and SBM is presently assessing the state of affairs with the shopper and the authorities.
The FPSO operator has not revealed the identify nor the situation of the FPSO. However, in line with Reuters, the FPSO in query is situated in Brazil and dealing for Petrobras.
SBM additional said devoted process drive continued to watch the state of affairs in any respect firm areas throughout the globe.
The FPSO supplier additionally stated that enterprise continuity protocols have been activated at shore bases, in addition to for offshore operations. To hold offshore operations secure and secure, solely important upkeep is carried out and crew rotations have been prolonged for these offshore whereas their upcoming counterparts are in self-quarantine at monitored amenities onshore.
The firm’s development actions are underway in lots of components of the world with extra measures and protocols in place.
Construction yards in China reopened in February and at the moment are near deliberate capability. In Singapore and Dubai, the yards remained open till the top of March, however authorities suspended actions on the yard in Singapore for 2 weeks final week, that means that some delays in mission execution can be unavoidable.
“The unprecedented results of the mixed provide and demand shocks within the oil and gasoline business have a serious affect on oil and gasoline corporations throughout the globe.
“In order to protect liquidity and money, measures to cut back and defer expenditure are within the technique of being carried out by most oil corporations. We are assessing the place we could possibly help our shoppers, whereas creating an answer which is truthful for all events”, SBM stated.
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