The vessel will have reduced exhaust emission levels, when operating in ‘green’ mode, with minimal visible smoke from being produced since the load is being picked-up by the batteries. Moreover, the noise level of the tug will be reduced.
Japanese companies Mitsui & Co, MOL, Marubeni Corporation and MES have agreed to invest in a long-term charter business currently promoted by their compatriot MODEC, to provide a FPSO for use in the Sepia Area off Brazil.
MAN Diesel & Turbo informed that it has renewed service agreement with Brazilian oil major Petrobras for maintenance of 20 gas turbines and compressors on its four platforms, located in the Atlantic Campos Basin.
Keppel Offshore & Marine’s wholly owned subsidiary Keppel FELS Brasil’s BrasFELS shipyard in Brazil has delivered the Cidade de Campos dos Goytacazes MV29, a Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel, to MODEC Offshore Production Systems (Singapore), an EPCI arm of MODEC group.
Van Oord has announced that it has been awarded a contract for the capital and maintenance dredging of the port of Santos. This project in the largest port of South America will be executed in a joint venture with Boskalis.
The naming ceremony of FPSO Pioneiro de Libra, which is owned through a 50/50 joint venture between Odebrecht Oil & Gas and Teekay Offshore was held on December 2, at the Jurong Shipyard in Singapore where the conversion of the Libra FPSO has been taken place since 2014.
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