DOF nets new deal with Petrobras in Brazil

Offshore vessel operator DOF has won a contract for its Brazilian-built pipe-laying support vessel (PLSV) Skandi Niterói from the oil company Petrobras. 

DOF said on Monday that the contract is for approximately 8 months firm, and with 8 months options.

The company added that the contract will start immediately.

Mons S. Aase, CEO, stated, “I am very pleased with the contract award, securing utilization in a challenging market and maintaining our strong position in the Brazilian market.”

Back in 2011, a joint venture between DOF and Technip was awarded a flexible pipelay contract by Petrobras for the Skandi Niterói vessel. The vessel was awarded a four and a half year contract for flexible pipelines installation and retrieval offshore Brazil.

Skandi Niterói is an ROV construction support vessel of a STX OSCV 06 design built in 2011. The vessel is designed for pipelay, subsea construction, installation and maintenance work and can operate in water depths reaching 2,300 m.

Offshore Energy Today Staff

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