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SBM Offshore: Steel cut ceremony for cutting-edge Fast4Ward project

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SBM Offshore has announced that the first steel cut for the hull of its standardised Fast4Ward FPSO took place at the SWS yard in Shanghai, China on Friday March 23, 2018.

“As our concept becomes reality, we demonstrate our commitment to this game-changing project that provides further predictability and added value for our clients. We are happy with the progress on our cost effective solution for future FPSO projects. In an industry that more than ever needs performance in a lower-for-longer oil price environment, SBM Offshore brings a competitive edge to the table with Fast4Ward,” says Bernard van Leggelo, SBM Offshore China Managing Director.

Having delivered 34 FPSOs to date, combined with over 300 years cumulative experience in operating its lease fleet, SBM Offshore is capitalising on this experience through its standardisation Fast4Ward program. SBM Offshore has a proven track record of FPSO deliveries and reliable, consistent uptime.

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