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Official visit to Brazil by HRH Crown Prince Haakon – part 2

This is the second video continuing with the series of short clips shared by The Royal Palace, this time showing the visit to Rio de Janeiro. Crown Prince Haakon attended the business seminars arranged on occasion of his visit to Rio

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Posted in Brazil, Maritime, Norway

Leading offshore vessel technology at Blue Maritime Cluster

Most of Norway’s strength in the field of advanced marine operations is concentrated within an hour’s drive from the picturesque town of Ålesund on the country’s west coast. The region is home for an impressive constellation of over 220 leading

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Operação Lava Jato update – Petrobras aims to restructure Sete Brasil

Sete Brasil, which is responsible for contracting the platforms that will be used to explore the giant pre-salt reserves offshore Brazil, is waiting for financing from public banks to pay the shipyards involved in the project. And the yards are depending on those

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Posted in Brazil, Maritime

Brazilian delegation to Nor-Shipping

On the occasion of the 50th edition of Nor-Shipping, a program of activities to strengthen relations between the Norwegian and Brazilian business communities is being organized in Oslo. Brazil@Nor-Shipping agenda focuses on the risks and rewards of doing business in

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Sete Brasil awaits rescue package

More than 150 individuals and 230 companies are being investigated by the Brazilian police in a situation that has escalated to the highest level of Brazilian politics. The investigations started in March 2014, with the so-called Car Wash Operation (Operação

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Posted in Maritime, Oil & Gas

Petrobras launches charter of AHTS

Petrobras has launched a new international tender for the charter of multiple anchor-handling tug supply vessels. The company has a current fleet of about 80 AHTSs. Commercial bids must be submitted within 23 February for 21,000 bhp-rated AHTSs. Delivery of the vessels

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25 new bids for AHTS 18000 chartering

Petrobras received new bids for its Fleet Renewal Program, Prorefam. It is likely that the company will contract a significant amount of AHTSs this time, since only 6 vessels of that type have been contracted so far under the program.

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