Fugro has received a two-year contract extension from Petrobras to provide comprehensive inspection, repair and maintenance and pipeline inspection services in Brazil.
“As an industry leader in ROV IRM, Fugro provides worldwide subsea inspection services in water depths up to 4,000 meters,” Andrew Seymour, Fugro’s manager for marine business in Brazil said. “This new contract strengthens our position in the Brazilian market, despite the challenging market conditions, and reinforces our ability to provide these services to clients such as Petrobras.”Commenting on the latest award.”
The contract follows Fugro’s successful completion of an initial 12-month contract for Petrobras, after taking delivery of the new-build vessel Fugro Aquarius.
Built specifically for the Brazilian market by Wilson Sons shipyard in São Paulo, with local content of more than 60%, Fugro Aquarius is an 83-meter, DP-2 ROV support vessel. With a deck area of 520 square meters, the vessel is permanently equipped with two Fugro-built 150HP 3,000-meter work class ROVs.