DeepOcean Brasil Servicos Ltda., a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV (DeepOcean), has been awarded a one year extension of contract for the provision of flexible repair and IMR services from Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. using the Deep Endeavour vessel.
Deep Endeavour is a multi-purpose subsea support construction and cable-lay vessel, with work class ROV, riser recovery and deployment system and more than 1,600m2 of deck space. Vessels track record includes ROV based subsea maintenance operations, saturation diving support, as well topsides construction support.
According to DeepOcean, the vessel has already proven its performance in the Brazilian Inspection, Maintenance and Repair (IMR) market, and will maintain her special capability for repairing flexible pipelines and electro hydraulic control umbilicals.
“DeepOcean has an extensive track record in providing IMR services for our oil and gas customers worldwide. We are pleased that Petrobras values our IMR services, and has extended the contract with DeepOcean. This award allows us to maintain our long term commitment to Brazilian subsea industry even in a strained global subsea business environment,” said Mads Bårdsen, DeepOcean’s EVP International.