TechnipFMC and DOF Subsea announce the delivery of Skandi Recife and commencement of contract with Petrobras
TechnipFMC and DOF Subsea (DOF) announce that the Skandi Recife, a Brazilian -flagged flexible lay and construction vessel owned by the joint venture formed between TechnipFMC (50%) and DOF (50%), commenced its 8-year charter contract with Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras). The vessel will work in the Campos, Santos and Espírito Santo basins.
Skandi Recife has state of the art pipelay and marine technology. She has a 340 tons Vertical Lay System (VLS) tower, 2,500 tons underdeck carousel and two work -class ROVs, allowing her to lay flexible pipes in water depths up to 2,500 meters. She was built by Vard Promar Brazilian yard, where her sister ship, Skandi Olinda, is currently under construction, with a high rate of Brazilian national content.
Under the TechnipFMC/DOF joint venture agreement, TechnipFMC will manage flexible pipelay, and DOF will be responsible for marine operations.
The DOF Group
DOF Subsea provides services to the Oil and Gas industry across the entire offshore life cycle.