BMT Scientific Marine Services has secured a contract from Petrobras America to provide maintenance support services for five years.

Under the terms of the contract, the company will supply maintenance and repair services for the Cascade and Chinook Free Standing Hybrid Riser Tower (FSHRT) monitoring system.

BMT will also oversee equipment replacement, change-out of batteries, equipment repairs, preventative maintenance, equipment refurbishment, freight and transport.

The FSHRT monitoring system is designed to monitor the stabilising uplift forces on five riser towers. It will also record riser, turret buoy and FPSO positioning, motion and mooring data.