Petrobras Hires Skandi Vitoria PLSV

Brazilian state oil company, Petrobras, has awarded pipelay support vessel (PLSV) Skandi Vitoria a contract of 532 days.

The contract for the first pipelay vessel ever built in Brazil will start in January.

The vessel is owned through a joint venture together with Technip.

Skandi Vitoria is equipped with vertical and horizontal pipe-lay systems, a 250 mt crane and two work-class remotely operated vehicles (ROVs).

The vessel is well suited for pipe laying, subsea construction, installation and maintenance work and can operate in water depths up to 3,000 meters.

Mons S. Aase, CEO, DOF Subsea, said that he is very pleased with this contract award, which confirms the DOF’s strong position in the South America region.

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