EEP awards ALMACO Group living quarters contract for six drillships
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Estaleiro Enseada do Paraguaçu (EEP) has awarded ALMACO Group the newbuilding contract for the complete Living Quarters on six drillships to be used in the Brazilian pre-salt drilling program.
ALMACO’s scope includes the construction of the complete living quarter including steel and all outfitting. The living quarter houses 94 modular cabins compliant to Brazilian regulations and public spaces and food handling areas such as galleys, corridors, lounges, offices, messes, gym, laundry, etc.
The design and steel fabrication for the first drillship starts in 2013 with the sixth drillship expected to be completed in 2019 at Estaleiro Enseada do Paraguaçu shipyard in the state of Bahia, Brazil.