Equinor will be able to correct the flawed work on a delayed high-specification production vessel and make it a safe place to work, the energy major told TradeWinds.

The statement comes in reaction to a scathing report from Norwegian regulatory authorities on the 250,000-dwt Johan Castberg FPSO, which has a nominal delivery date of 2022. The FPSO with integrated accommodations, which is being built for the harsh Barents Sea environment off Norway's north coast, was ordered in 2017 from Singapore's Sembcorp Marine.