IKM Subsea confirms the contract with Buzios ROV Services with


December 16, 2021

Skandi Santos / Photo credit: Celso Marino – MarineTraffic.com

Oslo-based AKOFS Offshore, a subsea borehole intervention and installation company, signed a three-year contract with the Brazilian company Petrobras for its Skandi Santos last week.

Under the contract, Skandi Santos will perform a wide range of subsea services in Brazil and IKM Subsea will take care of it ROV services. Bravante will be in charge of the naval services.

IKM Subsea confirmed the deal on Thursday, announcing that the services under the contract will be carried out at Petrobras’ huge Buzios offshore oil field in the Santos Basin. The field is at 200 km off the coast of Rio de Janeiro in water depths of 1,600 m to 2,100 m.

The Petrobras contract begins in the fourth quarter of 2022 and includes two work class ROVs aboard Skandi Santos and the provision of surveying services for a total contract value of approximately $ 107 million.

“It is an exciting time and a positive start for IKM Subsea in Brazil to be able to secure a contract with a global partner like AKOFS. This is not only important for sustaining investments but also provides the opportunity to work directly with the largest contractor in.” Brazil to work together Brazil. This gives IKM the opportunity to structure and invest even more in our Brazilian branch for both our onshore and offshore employees, ”says Managing Director Alexandre Vilanova at IKM Subsea Brazil.

“This award strengthens the relationship that IKM Subsea has established with AKOFS, as well as our ability to courageously meet the demands and needs of customers and offer a tailor-made solution for the Brazilian market,” says Fernanda Roale, Business Development Manager at IKM Subsea Brasil.

“We are happy to sign another contract with IKM, this time for Petrobras. We look forward to repeating the success of our partnership in Norway for Equinor, ”said Brazil General Manager Gabriel Oliveira at AKOFS.

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