Technip Awarded Four Year Extension

Published at 08:28AM - 27/04/16

Subsea specialists Technip, have been awarded a four year contract extension for its Flexible Pipes Logistic Base in Brazil.

The extension comes on the back of the original five year contract signed in January 2011 Brazilian state run Petrobras.

“Technip is very proud of this contract. In 2016, the logistic base has reached the significant milestone of eight years of operation without lost time injury.” said Adriano Novitsky, President of Technip in Brazil.

Technip Awarded Four Year Extension

The extension will see Technip provide storage, handling, inspection, testing, load-out (two simultaneous vessel load-out points), internal cleaning and maintenance of flexibles pipes.

The base, also known as (BAVIT) and located in the Brazilian town of Vitória, has a 300t handling capacity, storage capacity for 220 reels and serves as the main load-out point for all pre-salt flexible pipes.

“This achievement demonstrates that the culture of HSE has become sustainable and the renewal of this contract is a demonstration that we have been performing as expected by our client, ensuring high standards of quality and safety in the operations” concluded Novitsky.