V.Ships Brazil General Manager, Leo Freitas is pleased to
welcome onboard the new V.Ships Offshore crew who are joining the
POSH Xanadu. The state of the art semi-submersible offshore
accommodation vessel has now arrived in Brazil and successfully
passed all local inspections. The unit is now proceeding for
seatrials and connection to
Petrobras´ Platform P19.
The vessel is under V.Ships crew management. A strong
relationship and good co-ordination between offshore crew managers
in V.Ships Poland and V.Ships Brazil together with the client's
office in Singapore have helped to ensure this project's
Leo said: "I am delighted to welcome onboard all joining crew to
the POSH Xanadu. From the start of the project V.Ships Brazil has
been working with support from V.Ships Poland. Good communication
between ourselves and our past experience with accommodation
vessels operating in Brazil have helped us ensure the take-over of
this state of the art unit was successful. The challenge ahead of
us is enormous but we are confident that with good team work,
effective communication, and good crews, we will be operate POSH
Xanadu unit with operational efficiency and commercial benefit to
POSH Xanadu will operate in the Campos Basin for Petrobras under
the UMS contract and will have an international crew under a
Singapore Flag and features on board office space, a gym, game
room, library, and cinema for crew use and 390 cabins.
A large deck area with high deck loading and ample Fuel Oil,
Fresh Water capacities enable the vessel to support Clients'
offshore activities. A 9m x 9m moon pool gives greater flexibility
for the vessel to be outfitted for subsea operations.