KHI to Build Hull Parts for Brazilian Drillship

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. announced today that it will build hull parts of a drillship for ESTALEIRO ENSEADA DO PARAGUAÇU S.A. (EEP), Bahia State, Brazil, of which Kawasaki holds 30% of the shares.

The vessel is the first of six ordered by Sete Brasil (Brazilian investment company in the oil & gas industry), which will be chartered by Petrobras (Brazil’s state-owned oil company). After the drillship’s hull parts are completed at Kawasaki’s Sakaide Shipyard, they will be transported to EEP for installation of other segments, such as the topside equipment, and will be delivered to the owner. This strategy was also agreed by the drillship owner.

Kawasaki has agreed to work in the hull of this first drillship as part of a technical cooperation with EEP. The completion of the parts undertaken by Kawasaki is expected for the 1st quarter of 2015.

It is important to emphasize that the Brazilian minimum content of all the ordered vessels will remain as determined in the contract with Sete Brasil, as well as other contractual conditions.

Kawasaki plans on building offshore vessels to meet global demands on offshore projects.

Press Release, September 09, 2013

 

Share this article

Follow Offshore Energy Today

Events>

<< Jul 2018 >>
MTWTFSS
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31 1 2 3 4 5

FPSO World Congress 2018

This year’s FPSO World Congress will tap on this green shoots of recovery and will focus on practical strategies to address key project…

read more >

ONS 2018

Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) provides a platform for the presentation of the political, economic and technological issues involving…

read more >

FPSO World Congress 2018

The Congress will continue its global focus and will feature the biggest and most important names in the FPSO industry…

read more >

SPE Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition 2018

As the energy industry adapts to a new status quo operating under sustained low oil prices, there continues to be a need for the industry…

read more >

Jobs>

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply