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Modec hires Prosafe unit to work in Brazilian waters

Paulo Nogueira
18-07-2018 08:00:48
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Modec hires a Prosafe unit to work in Brazilian waters.

Prosafe, an operator of offshore accommodation units better known as Flotel, has been awarded a contract by Japan's Modec (Modec hires Prosafe unit) for the provision of a semi-submersible accommodation vessel. The company said on Tuesday that the contract was awarded by Modec's subsidiary, Modec Oil Services of Brazil.

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The contract is for the supply of the semi-submersible accommodation vessel (Modec hires Prosafe unit) Safe Concordia to support specific Modec FPSO operations in Brazil. According to the company, the firm duration of the contract begins in September 2018 and will last for 200 days with an option of 15 days.

Prosafe added that the value of the contract, while undisclosed, included mobilization and demobilization.

President's Word

Jesper Kragh Andresen, CEO of Prosafe, said: “Prosafe is very pleased with this agreement as it marks Safe Concordia's re-entry into Brazilian waters. “We have a good track record of providing interconnected accommodation services for both the seed and tower FPSOs, and we will strive to provide the best possible services for Modec, which we consider to be an important customer with significant potential future demand going forward.


Prosafe is a leading owner and operator of semi-submersible accommodation vessels. The company owns, operates eight semi-submersible accommodation, safety and support vessels and one tender support vessel (TSV) that is providing drilling support services on the Norwegian continental shelf.

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Safe Concordia was in lay-out

It is worth mentioning that Safe Concordia was in lay-out since the third quarter of 2017 after the conclusion of the contract with Petrobras.

Safe Concordia is a dynamic positioning (DP2) semi-submersible platform with 461 berths built at Keppel FELS shipyard in Singapore and delivered in March 2005.

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Paulo Nogueira
With technical training, I worked in the offshore oil and gas market for a few years. Today, my team and I are dedicated to bringing information from the Brazilian energy sector and the world, always with credible and up-to-date sources.