Lankhorst to supply VIV strakes to Petrobras' P-55

Offshore staff

SNEEK, the Netherlands – Saipem do Brasil has contracted Lankhorst Mouldings Offshore Division to supply vortex induced vibration (VIV) suppression strakes for the risers at Petrobras’ P-55.

Lankhorst will produce and deliver the strakes for four types of steel catenary risers -- production, water injection, oil export, and gas export. Installation is planned for the second half of 2012 in the Roncador field, Campos basin, about 120 km (75 mi) off the coast of Rio de Janeiro state in Brazil.

Lankhorst Mouldings TriVIV suppression strake.


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