Keppel wins Brazilian shipbuilding contracts

Offshore staff

NAVEGANTES, Brazil – Keppel Singmarine Brasil has secured two newbuild contracts worth about $140 million from Brazilian fleet operators.

The first contract entails building six 45-metric ton (99,208-lb) bollard pull twin-screw azimuth stern drive harbor tugboats, for Rebocadores do Brasil S.A. Work for the six tugboats includes detailed design and engineering and the purchase of all equipment. The first tugboat will be delivered in 4Q 2012, followed by the remaining five at three-month intervals.

For the second contract, the yard will construct a 4,500 dwt platform supply vessel based on its proprietary MTD 9045P-DE design for Keppel O&M's Brazilian ship-owning arm, Guanabara Navegacao Ltda. The PSV is scheduled for completion in 2013. This is the first vessel constructed under the business model to build offshore support vessels in anticipation of demand in Brazil.

06/29/2011



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