Mammoet reported Tuesday that preparations have commenced for the integration of modules for the P-76 FPSO (floating production, storage and offloading) facility in Brazil for CTTP76.
The company had mobilized one of its fleet of PTC 200-DS, a 5,000-ton capacity crane, from the U.S. to Brazil 6 weeks after the contract was signed for the FPSO project.
Mammoet Brazil's workscope covers weighing, transporting and lifting of 20 modules ranging up to nearly 2,000 metric tons. All the modules are now located at the UOT (Unidade Offshore Techint) integration yard in Brazil, awaiting the arrival of the FPSO hull which is currently at the Enseada Inhauma shipyard in Rio de Janeiro.
The PTC 200-DS ring crane was identified as the best option for the P-76 project due to it lifting capacity with a long reach, small footprint, maneuverability and quick mobilization. Crane assembly has already started, with P-76 module integration experted to take place in the second half of this year at the UOT yard in Pontal do Parana, Parana State.
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