Northern Producer nearing the end of her refurbishment in the Port of Tyne (North East England) on 8th October 2008. Seen here at McNulty's Yard, South Shields.
She is a semi submersible floating production installation and is managed by Petrofac on behalf of Sea Production Limited. The Northern Producer was originally built as a drilling rig of Aker H-3 design prior to conversion to a floating production facility (FPF) in 1991.
Built: 1976-04 Trosvik Verksted AS - Brevik (Hull launched by) Yard/hull No.: 104
1976-04 AS Framnaes Mek. Vaerksted - Sandefjord (Hull completed by) Yard/hull No.: TF104
A full technical spec for Northern Producer can be downloaded @