Cidade De Rio De Janeiro Mv14 FPSO

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Brief Description

  • The FPSO Cidade do Rio de Janeiro MV14 is capable of processing up to 100,000 barrels of oil and 2.5 million cubic meters of gas per day and has a storage capacity of 1.6 million barrels of oil. The vessel is 320 meters long, 54 meters wide and 30 meters tall and is installed at a water depth of 1,350 meters.
  • MODEC converted the 264,148 dwt "Bright Jewel", a VLCC tanker


  • Modec: Engineering, procurement, construction, installation, commissioning and operations of the FPSO, including topsides processing equipment, hull and hull systems, riser hang-offs and SOFECĀ® spread mooring system
  • Sofec: Spread Mooring
  • Aker Solutions: Sulphate removal unit: cartridge filters, feed pumps, membrane trains, cleaning package, control panel, inlet filter deaerator


  • In operation


  • 2005 - Modec awarded FPSO contract
  • 2007 - FPSO Cidade do Rio de Janeiro MV14 Achieves First Oil

Other Information

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  1. Sofec FPSO References
  2. Aker Solutions Increased Oil Recovery (IOR) References
  3. Petrobras Selects MODEC for the Supply and Operation of an FPSO and FSO, Offshore Brazil
  4. MODEC's FPSO Cidade do Rio de Janeiro MV14 Achieves First Oil

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