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Drydocks World commences Jotun FPSO Fabrication of Turntable Project
September 30, 2020

Drydocks World, the service provider to the marine, offshore, oil, gas and renewable energy sectors, held a steel-cutting ceremony to mark the start of production on Jotun FPSO Fabrication of Turntable Project for Bluewater Energy Services B.V. for end client, Vår Energi.

This Turntable is part of a Turret Mooring System (TMS) for the Jotun A Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel to be permanently moored and operated at the Balder field in the Norwegian Sector of the North Sea.


The Turntable is 24 meters in Diameter and 10 meters high, weighing around 925 Tons. The work on the project will require around 275,000 man hours to complete the fabrication and testing works.


The scope of this fabrication project by Drydocks World – Dubai includes bulk procurement, fabrication engineering, assembly, inspection, mechanical completion, testing and load-out of the Turret Turntable. The project is scheduled to be delivered by the mid of 2021.

The Turntable will be designed, fabricated and tested in accordance with stringent Norwegian & International Standards.



Capt. Rado Antolovic PhD CEO of Drydocks World said, “Our experienced team continues to successfully deliver challenging projects on a global scale, which is testament to our focus on continuous innovation.

Drydocks World has significant experience of constructing large scale projects for prominent offshore companies, demonstrating the yard’s vast fabrication capacity; positioning it as a leader in turret fabrication while ensuring excellence in safety and quality.

As one of the few worldwide specialists capable of constructing such complex Turrets, our Dubai yard has the proven expertise with 7 turrets previously delivered, including the World’s largest turret. 

Once again we thank Bluewater for trusting Drydocks World Dubai to be their yard of choice and we look forward to a long term of a rewarding business partnership.”

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