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FPSO Cidade de Caraguatatuba MV27

In Operation
(MODEC owns and operates)


The FPSO Cidade de Caraguatatuba MV27 is deployed for operation in the Lapa (formerly Carioca) oil field in the “pre-salt” region of the Santos Basin off the coast of Brazil.

The FPSO’s new-build hull was constructed by Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (currently renamed as Mitsui E&S Holdings Co., Ltd.) in Chiba, Japan while its topsides process modules and related structures were constructed at a variety of locations in Asia - prior to installation, integration and commissioning in Singapore and Brazil.

This is the 11th vessel (FPSO/FSO) MODEC has delivered to the Brazilian oil & gas sector and represents the 5th MODEC FPSO delivered to the “pre-salt” region.

The FPSO is owned by a consortium comprised of MODEC, Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., Marubeni Corporation and Mitsui E&S Holdings Co., Ltd. MODEC provides the operation and maintenance service for the FPSO under 20 year charter contract.

Unit Name : FPSO Cidade de Caraguatatuba MV27
Field Location : Lapa (formerly Carioca) Field
Country : Brazil
Water Depth : 2,126 m
Mooring Type : SOFEC Spread Mooring
Storage Capacity : 1,600,000 bbls
Oil Production : 100,000 bopd
Gas Production : 177 mmscfd
Water Injection : 120,000 bwpd
New/Conv : New Build
Client : Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras)
Contract : EPCI + Time Charter  
Scope of Work : Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Mobilization, Installation Operation and Maintenance
First Oil : December 2016
Charter Period : 20 years
Current Status : In Operation (MODEC owns and operates)