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Mooring Systems - Spread Mooring

FPSO Cidade de Niteroi MV18 - Brazil

SOFEC designed, provided analysis and procurement of a spread mooring system to moor a 258,000 dwt MODEC converted VLCC (Very Large Crude Carrier) FPSO located in the Jubarti field of the Campos Basin offshore Brazil.

This FPSO is capable of being deployed on a variety of locations offshore Brazil. This project was bid under the name of Opportunity Oil and is deployed first on the Jubarti field in the Campos Basin.

This SOFEC spread mooring system is ABS classed.

General Description
Location: Jubarti Field, Campos Basin, Brazil
Client Name: Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras)
Contract Awarded: December  2006
Installation Date: February 2009
Water Depth: 1,370m (418ft)
Tanker Size: 258,000 dwt
First Oil: February 2009
Vessel Type: MODEC Converted VLCC FPSO
Storage Capacity: 1,600,000 bbls
Region: Americas
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