Petrobras signs contracts for 23 new support vessels
Units will be built in Brazil, with 60% local content
Today (04/18) Petrobras has signed contracts for 23 support vessels, as part of the 3rd Fleet Renewal Plan for Offshore Support Vessels. The units, type PSV 4500 and OSRV 750, fulfill 60% local content requirements and will be built in Brazil. Prices presented were competitive, given expected metrics and budgets.
This was the 4th Round of the Fleet Renewal Plan. In July this year, Petrobras will go to the market for another 24 offshore support vessels (5th Round), thus fulfilling the 2014 contracting target of 146 vessels to be built in Brazil, as planned in the 3rd Renewal Plan Fleet for Offshore Support Vessels.