RIO DE JANEIRO -- Petrobras has awarded Veripos a three-year contract to supply GNSS positioning service. This will be deployed to support rig moves and operations onboard 16 vessels engaged in pipelay, anchor-handling, and flowline installations.
Veripos will provide its Standard GPS augmentation service which features a typical correction update rate of 15 seconds. Associated equipment includes LD3-D integrated mobile demodulators for use with GPS receivers supplied by Petrobras; and UHF receivers for accessing the Brazilian company’s own reference network and Veripos Standard service signals.
Additionally, Veripos will provide local GNSS technician services for all support requirements, including site-specific training.
The company operates a dedicated GNSS positioning service for Brazil from its base in Rio Das Ostras, Rio de Janeiro, comprising newly established office and workshop facilities.
Petrobras strengthens positioning capability
Petrobras has awarded Veripos a three-year contract to supply GNSS positioning service.