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DOF Subsea Takes Delivery of Skandi Recife PLSV in Brazil

DOF Subsea has taken delivery of Skandi Recife pipelay support vessel (PLSV) in Brazil.

Skandi Recife is the company’s third Brazilian-flagged vessel and will work with Petrobras on the Campos, Santos and Espírito Santos basins, DOF informed through social media.

The vessel is part of four vessels owned by a joint venture between DOF Subsea and TechnipFMC, with the fourth vessel, Skandi Olinda, scheduled to be delivered in 2019.

The Skandi Recife, with a length of close to 140 meters and a beam of 28 meters, was built by Vard Promar yard in Brazil.

Huisman outfitted the vessel with a 340mt pipelay system, a 50mt knuckle boom crane, a subsea knuckle boom crane, and a 2,500mt flex-pipe storage basket.

The vessel, that can operate in up to 2,500 meters water depth, is specifically designed to undertake tallation of umbilicals, flexible flowlines and risers in Brazil.

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