WELCOME ONBOARD THE POSH XANADU, THE LATEST ADDITION TO THE V.SHIPS OFFSHORE FLEET
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 success.
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 V.Group.”
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.