MODEC awarded operations contract by Woodside for Sangomar FPSO

Japan’s MODEC has signed a contract with Woodside for the operations and maintenance of the FPSO vessel for the Sangomar Field Development phase 1, offshore Senegal.

The contract follows the FPSO purchase contract signed between Woodside and MODEC in January for the supply of the FPSO. MODEC will be responsible for the operations and maintenance of the FPSO, including all in-country installation and commissioning activities for a period of ten years. The contract includes ten one-year extension optons.

The FPSO is scheduled for deliver in 2023.

“We are delighted and proud that Woodside awarded us the contract for the operations and maintenance of the memorable first FPSO for Senegalese waters further to another major contract for the supply of this FPSO,” commented Yuji Kozai, president and CEO of MODEC.

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.
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