Internship Optimization of FPSO Operations

Req Id:  14704
Job Family:  Trainees

Schiedam, NL, 3115JD


Our Vision.

SBM Offshore believes the oceans will provide the world with safe, sustainable and affordable energy for generations to come. We share our experience to make it happen.


Our Profile.

We design, build, install and operate offshore floating facilities for the offshore energy industry. As a leading technology provider, we put our marine expertise at the service of a responsible energy transition by reducing emissions from fossil fuel production, while developing cleaner solutions for renewable energy sources. More than 7,000 SBMers worldwide are committed to sharing their experience to deliver safe, sustainable and affordable energy from the oceans for generations to come. Together, we are driving progress forward in a TRUE. BLUE. TRANSITION. 



Type: Internship/Graduation Project


Start: Spring 2024


Duration: 3-6 Months


Problem Definition 

Join us in the mission to enhance FPSO operations by gathering and analyzing operational statistics from SBM's fleet of FPSOs.


Your adventure will involve

  • Data Collection: Gather historical loading conditions of all FPSOs available in the digital SBM platform.
  • Statistical Analysis: Post-process loading conditions to derive key statistical insights including: - Offloadable parcel at every offload. - Levels and percentage of filling in Crude oil tanks before and after every offload. - Percentage of fill in MGO and chemical tanks. - Draft at midship before and after every offload. - And more.
  • Conclusion Drawing: Utilize gathered insights to propose FPSO design improvements and optimize operational efficiency.


Join us as we navigate the seas of possibility, charting a course towards a brighter, more efficient future in offshore energy

By the end of 2024 the current SBM Schiedam office will move to Groot Handelsgebouw in the heart of Rotterdam city centre, one of the Netherlands’ largest multi-tenant business buildings. Extensive works will make this space into the perfect location to showcase SBM Offshore’s new Rotterdam presence and identity, with modern office space design and our SBM office branding.




SBM Offshore N.V. is a listed holding company that is headquartered in Amsterdam. It holds direct and indirect interests in other companies that collectively with SBM Offshore N.V. form the SBM Offshore Group (“the Company”). For further information, please visit our website at The companies in which SBM Offshore N.V., directly and indirectly, owns investments are separate entities.


SBM Offshore is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. SBM Offshore does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.  All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.