EXMAR was involved in multiple major upgrades, refurbishments and conversions of Oil tankers, FPSO’s, FSO’s, Drilling ships, Drilling semisubmersibles, jack-ups, LNG carriers and FSRUs by providing services at all stages such as concept development, FEED studies, life extension studies, plan approval, design supervision, conversion supervision and on-site commissioning.

EXMAR is using the knowledge acquired during the multiple years of operation and integrates this knowledge into the different designs. EXMAR’s main scope of experience can be categorized into the following areas:

  • Topsides upgrades: EXMAR’s experience enables to fine-tune and upgrade the existing topsides design to the requirements of the project ensuring the best operational and efficient design.
  • Life- time extension: EXMAR’s in house Ship Management division is operating LNG carriers since 1978 and uses this knowledge to verify each piece of equipment on board. In function of the required project lifetime, equipment will be refurbished, replaced, or decommissioned in order to ensure optimal operation according project requirements.
  • Project specific upgrades: Every project has specific requirements which need to be integrated into the design of the project



  • Repurpose – Exemple of service we provide or have performed: Drilling unit to production unit
  • Abandon
  • Recylce – Example: WTIV