Rigs/Vessels: Latin America

Petrobras gets second of three newbuild AHT vessels

DOF ASA has delivered the Skandi Angra to its eight-year contract with Petrobras. 

Libra FPSO conversion starts in Singapore

Teekay Partners says conversion is under way of a 1995-built shuttle tanker, the Navion Norvegia, to an FPSO for the Libra field offshore Brazil, at a cost of around $1 billion.

BG to retain rights to Rosetta offshore Egypt

BG Group has issued an update on its first-quarter offshore activities.


Lankhorst delivers moorings to SOFEC for deepwater Brazil FPSO

Lankhorst Euronete Brazil has completed delivery of polyester mooring lines and thimbles for the FPSO Cidade de Itaguai MV26 in the Santos basin offshore Brazil, under a contract with SOFEC Inc.  

Prosafe nets accommodation contract extensions offshore Mexico

Prosafe says its five accommodation vessels operating in Mexican waters had a utilization rate of 93% during 1Q 2015.

Petrojarl I starts hull upgrade in Rotterdam

The FPSO Petrojarl I has been transferred to Damen Shiprepair’s (DSR) 307-m (1,007-ft) long, 47-m (154-ft) wide dry dock No. 8 for work on its hull.

MacGregor to supply deck equipment for Petrobras AHTS vessels

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a contract with Brazilian shipowner and shipbuilder Grupo CBO to supply Triplex deck handling equipment and cranes for four customized Havyard 843 anchor handling tug supply vessels. 

Trio agree on charter arrangement for Petrobras FPSO

MODEC, Mitsui and Marubeni have committed to invest in a long-term charter business to provide an FPSO for Petrobras’ Tartaruga Verde and Tartaruga Mestiça oil fields offshore southeast Brazil.

Arendal Spirit heads to Brazil

Teekay’s Arendal Spirit is on its way via heavy-lift vessel from COSCO in China to a three-year contract with Petrobras offshore Brazil.

UPDATE: PEMEX fire death total now four

In updated information from several news sources, four workers were killed and 16 others injured in PEMEX’s Abkatun platform fire. 


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