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The Fundamentals of FPSOs

29 Jun 2022
EIC Rio de Janeiro Office
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Terms & Conditions

  • Your booking is not confirmed until you have paid in full.
  • Cancellations made 14 days prior to the event will receive a full refund. There is no refund for cancellations made after this date.
  • Substitution of delegates can be made at any time
  • EIC reserves the right to cancel due to unforeseen circumstances. Please where possible book flexible or refundable travel.
  • EIC is not liable for any expenses incurred by delegates. Please refer to our website for full terms and conditions.
  • Although presentations will be primarily delivered in English exception can be made when the audience consists entirely of Portuguese speakers.

About this event

The workshop provides attendees with a general understanding of FPSOs (Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading), considering main implementation, project and building aspects.

Intended to give a comprehensive overview of the nature and purpose of an FPSO, delegates will leave the course with a good understanding of this rapidly expanding market and practical knowledge which can be used to enhance their careers. The workshop will be delivered in Portuguese and will happen in person at EIC Rio Office.

Training details
Wednesday 29 June 2022
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Cost: £120 or R$850 (EIC Members) // £160 or R$1.100 (Non-members)

If you would like to pay in BRL, please contact

Please note that this training will be held in portuguese.

EIC Rio office
Av. Rio Branco, 89 / 2601
Centro, Rio de Janeiro
+55 (21) 3265-7400

Topicas Covered
FPSO floating production units
- What are they?
- Maritime Production System
- How they work and main functions
- How to divide an FPSO in pieces

Projects phases, objectives and products from each phase
- Conceptual Design
- Basic Design
- Front-End Engineering Design (FEED)
- Execution

Procurement Models
- DBB – Design –Bid-Build
- DB – Design-Build
- EPC (Turnkey) – Engineering, Procurement and Construction
- DBO – Design-Build-Operate-Maintain
- BOOT – Build-Own-Operate-Transfer

Main Stakeholders

FPSOs in global context

About the trainer
Décio Vicente Coelho Rocha is graduated in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. He has 40 years’ background in projects implementation and development, including twenty years in the shipbuilding industry, plus another twenty years in the offshore market, participating in the design of the first FPSO converted in Brazil (P-34), construction of FPU units (semi-submersibles), FSOs, Jack-up drilling rigs, Shipyards, Drydocks, Offshore terminals, Offloading Mooring Buoys, Gas Treatment Units
Projects phases, objectives and products from each phase; procurement models, main stakeholders, FPSOs in global context and more.

Book your place

For any questions regarding this event, please contact the organiser.
Manuela Moraes
Office & Events Coordinator
The EIC - Rio de Janeiro Office