OSM Brasil wins Petrobras contract


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OSM Brasil has won prestigious contract with Petrobras, in partnership with AKOFS Offshore, part of Akastor ASA.
Petrobras has chartered the Aker Wayfarer (photo) for a minimum of five years as a Subsea Equipment Support Vessel, and OSM Brasil will be responsible for Aker Wayfarer´s marine operations in Brazilian waters and provide Brazilian marine crew for the project.
The award of the contract marks a key milestone for OSM Brasil in its drive to build on its expertise in the management of offshore vessels.
OSM Brasil, which is a part of the OSM Maritime Group, is able to draw on its long standing history within the marine service sector, to provide effective solutions to meet the needs of modern ship owners.
«We are delighted to work with AKOFS Offshore in providing management for Aker Wayfarer marine operations and local crew through our EBN.  The award of this contract reflects the benefit of our investment in OSM’s management systems and people, to create a high quality crew management business with great safety awareness, which can deliver real value to our clients», Walker Lima, OSM Brasil’s General Manager, says.
Geir Sekkesaeter, CEO of OSM Maritime Group, welcomes the contract.
«OSM is committed to offering the highest level of service to its clients.  Working with a company with the profile of AKOFS Offshore underlines OSM’s reputation in the market place.»
OSM provides customers with crew, ship, offshore and new build management services and is a fully integrated third party manager, offering full commercial and technical management services across the maritime industry. The company is headquartered in Norway and operate out of 27 other strategically placed office locations around the world.
AKOFS Offshore is a global provider of vessel based subsea well construction and intervention services to the oil and gas industry.
Source: OSM Brasil