Project of vessel conversion from PSV into OTSV

Proper Marine was responsible for the complete project of a vessel conversion from PSV (Platform Support Vessel) into OTSV (Offshore Terminal Support Vessel) to carry out contracts held with Petrobras for the coming years.

Designed to supply peculiar characteristics of the Brazilian market, it is a very specialized vessel, a difficult one to be converted. Proper Marine has conducted two out of the three existing projects of this kind in the world for two different shipowners.

Service life extension
project of an oil production unit

Proper Marine has performed services within the areas of naval engineering, hydrodynamics, anchoring, structures, and subsea facilities for the evaluation and verification of the service life extension of an oil production unit. The unit was built in 1966 as a MODU, and it was converted into a production unit in 2002, with a 20-year expected operation life.

Studies conducted there indicated the possibility of this unit to be operating until 2027.

Creation of an integrity management system (partnership with Vidya)

Proper Marine, in partnership with Vidya, has created a digital twin service based on a customized software for the management and optimization of data on the structural integrity of platforms. Information management saves time and resources, and assures the safety of offshore unit operations.

Project and consultancy in the decommissioning
of oil production units

Proper Marine has conducted engineering services in the regulatory and technical areas for the decommissioning processes of the FPSO City of Rio de Janeiro and FPSO Capixaba along with shipowners and operators.

These projects present a great complexity and are extremely important for the national market because of the high number of units that are to be decommissioned in the years to come.

Rescuing of the Stellar Banner Vessel

Proper Marine has provided naval and rescue engineering services in the Stellar Banner vessel episode, which ran aground and was damaged in the coast of Maranhão—Brazil.

Project of a 100% electric vessel for passengers

Proper Marine has developed a project of a 100% electric passenger vessel for the transportation of people in inland waters. From concept studies till the consolidation of the basic project, the aim was to employ the most modern technologies for an extremely efficient, safe, and reliable project.