Keppel delivers fifth FPSO vessel to Modec


Keppel FELS Brasil has delivered the Cidade de Campos dos Goytacazes MV29 floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel to Modec Offshore Production Systems (Singapore). 

The FPSO left the BrasFELS shipyard for Bananal Bay in Brazil.

Cidade de Campos dos Goytacazes MV29 has a production capacity of 150,000bpd of oil and five million cubic metres of gas per day. It also has a storage capacity of 1.6 million barrels of oil.

Keppel FELS Brasil president and CEO Kwok Kai Choong said: "This is BrasFELS' fifth successful collaboration with our long-standing customer Modec and we are proud to again deliver to their satisfaction. 

"This is also BrasFELS' 9th FPSO project for Brazil and it demonstrates our commitment and reliability in supporting the country's oil and gas industry."

"It has a storage capacity of 1.6 million barrels of oil."

The vessel will be deployed in the Tartaruga Verde and Tartaruga Mestiça fields situated in the Campos Basin offshore Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Its scope of work included the fabrication of nine topside production modules and associated integration works.

Modec Offshore Production Systems (Singapore) president and CEO Sateesh Dev said: "The FPSO Cidade de Campos dos Goytacazes MV29 project bears testament to Modec's and BrasFELS's shared commitment for safe, on time and high-quality execution.

"Over the years, we have chosen BrasFELS as our choice shipyard in Brazil because of their reliability, cost-efficiency, and capability to meet our needs."

Modec specialises in engineering, procurement, construction and installation of various types of floating production systems and provides maintenance services around the world.