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Petrobras President visit to Remontowa

On 31 March Remontowa SA hosted a visit from representatives of Petrobras led by the president of the Brazilian company, José Sergio Gabrielli de Azevedo.
Late March president Gabrielli made a short trip to Europe. After participation in socio-economics conference "Partnerships for Sustainable Development" in Oslo, Norway, he visited Remontowa SA. President Gabrielli and the other Petrobras representatives presence in Poland was related to the mobile offshore unit, being developed at Remontowa SA for Petrobras use.

An oil tanker is being converted to a ship-shape FPSO (Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading) system. The Cidade de Rio das Ostras FPSO is expected to kick production off in the Campos basin as of December this year.
The purpose of the visit was to follow-up on the progress of the engineering, supply, construction, and assembly activities that are being carried out by the Teekay Petrojarl corporation, which placed an order for tanker-to-FPSO conversion at Remontowa SA.
José Sergio Gabrielli de Azevedo, president of Petrobras, were hosted by Piotr Soyka, president of Remontowa SA and REMONTOWA Group to a presentation of the Gdansk based yards within REMONTOWA Group, their technical capabilities and facilities, their vast experience in shiprepair, conversions and newbuildings, also in the area of offshore vessels, including AHTS and offshore oilfield evacuation vessels newbuildings, conversion of tankers into offshore loading shuttle tankers as well as repairs, conversions and upgrades of mobile offshore drilling units, especially semi-sub rigs.
President Gabrielli and other representatives of Petrobras, were especially interested in environmental protection and health and safety issues of yard's operations - the areas, that Remontowa has a good, well proven track record, confirmed by certificates from oil and offshore companies.
Both Remontowa and Petrojarl top managers or project managers presented the details of advancement of the Cidade de Rio das Ostras FPSO project advancement to a delegation from Petrobras.
President Gabrielli and other Petrobras representatives have also had an opportunity to briefly tour the Remontowa SA yard and see the FPSO being converted there for Petrojarl, that is to be long-term chartered to Petrobras.


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