SOFEC will design, construct, fabricate and deliver an external mooring system for the FSO UOTE. The FSO is part of the Petrobras Offshore Crude Terminal located in the Campos Basin, Offshore Brazil. The offshore crude terminal consists of two CALM buoys and a turret moored FSO unit with tandem mooring for shuttle tankers. The FSO UOTE is located in 75 meters water depth and is designed to withstand the extreme environmental conditions with return periods up to 100 years, with a passive, weathervaning external turret mooring system.
The SOFEC external mooring system will be ABS classed.