The intention of the paper is to share knowledge on some of recurring issues on many FPSO projects and suggest possible solutions so that these issues can be addressed as appropriate in future projects. The paper also emphasizes the need to have an early integrated project management, engineering and HSE management ensuring performance of certain tasks and work methods at the right time, which may provide considerable benefit to the project schedule and cost. Some examples of useful services provided by the Classification society is also briefly introduced here.

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