Safe Eurus

Prosafe is to supply its Safe Eurus semi-submersible vessel to Petrobras Netherlands for safety and maintenance support offshore Brazil, as part of a $164m contract.

According to the semi-submersible accommodation vessels operator Prosafe, the contract will begin in the first quarter of 2017 and will continue for a period of three years.

The contract is expected to be the first for the Safe Eurus vessel, which has been designed and built to serve the Brazilian market.

Prosafe said that Safe Eurus will be the company’s second vessel under charter to Petrobras.

This new-build accommodation unit is under construction at a yard in China.

The technologically advanced dynamically positioned (DP3), harsh environment semi-submersible safety and maintenance support vessel Safe Eurus has a capacity to accommodate up to 500 people and has several recreation facilities.

"It will provide Petrobras with a lift capability of 300t."

The vessel also features a large capacity open deck area and telescopic gangway. It will provide Petrobras with a lift capability of 300t.

Safe Eurus vessel will be of Gusto MSC’s Ocean 500 design and will be equipped with 500 beds, ten-point chain mooring.

Prosafe reported operating profit of $248.3m in 2014 and net profit of $178.8m.

The Cyprus-headquartered company operates globally and employs 800 people.

Image: Safe Eurus will be Prosafe’s second vessel under charter to Petrobras. Photo: © Prosafe.