1.2SBM Offshore and its Global Presence
SBM Offshore provides floating production solutions to the offshore energy industry, over the full product lifecycle. The Company is market-leading in leased floating production systems, with multiple units currently in operation worldwide, and has a unique breadth of operational experience in this field.
The Company’s main activities are the design, supply, installation, operation and life extension of Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessels. These are either owned and operated by SBM Offshore and leased to its clients on a long or short-term basis or supplied on a Turnkey-sale basis. Other products include: semi-submersibles, Tension Leg Platforms (TLP), Floating Liquidified Natural Gas (FLNG), Turret Mooring Systems (TMS), brownfield, offshore offloading terminals and, most recently, solutions for renewable energy. At year-end the Company had a fleet of 13 and one semi-submersible in operation worldwide and almost 320 years of cumulative operational experience. s
With its corporate seat in Amsterdam, SBM Offshore employs approximately 4,350 people worldwide, including circa 650 contractors, which are spread over offices in key markets, operational shore bases and the offshore fleet of vessels. Group Companies employ a further 400 people, working for the joint ventures with two construction yards.