Subsea 7 to operate vessel for Petrobras

April 9, 2013

Subsea 7 today announced the award of a contract worth in excess of U$350 million from Petrobras. The contract is for the operation of the pipelay support vessel (PLSV) Kommandor 3000 on a day-rate basis for five years.

Kommander 3000Kommander 3000 (Image: Subsea 7)

Kommandor 3000 will start operations under the contract in 2013, note that during the year Kommandor 3000 will spend approximately 90 days in dry-dock for maintenance.

The work scope is similar to the current contract, including project management, engineering and the installation of Petrobras supplied flexible lines and equipment on a day-rate basis. Kommandor 3000 is a construction/flexlay vessel with a purpose built pipelay system to install flexible lines, umbilicals and equipment in up to 2000m water depth and with a top tension capacity of 150 tonnes.

Victor Bomfim, Senior Vice President for Brazil, said: “Subsea 7 has one of the most advanced vessel fleets in the world for subsea engineering and construction, and we look forward to supporting Petrobras in future developments.”



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