Flex-lay vessel starts operations for Petrobras

The pipelay support vessel Skandi Búzios has started an eight-year charter contract with Petrobras offshore Brazil.

Skandi Búzios
Skandi Búzios

Offshore staff

PARIS – The pipelay support vessel Skandi Búzios has started an eight-year charter contract with Petrobras offshore Brazil.

Under a joint venture agreement,TechnipFMC, which owns 50% of the vessel, is responsible for engineering and management of its flexible pipelay operations. Norskan, a subsidiary of DOF Subsea, which holds the remaining 50%, is responsible for marine operations.

TheSkandi Búzios is the sister vessel to the Skandi Açu, which started its charter contract for Petrobras last August.

Both have a flexible pipelay tension capacity of 650 tons, allowing them to lay large- diameter flexible pipes in the ultra-deepwater Brazilian presalt areas.

04/19/2017

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