C & C Technologies do Brasil, a subsidiary of C & C Technologies, Inc., was recently awarded contracts from Petrobras to charter the R.V. Emma McCall and to support oceanographic data acquisition along the coast of Brazil. Services include the collection of oceanographic data to support the design and installation of offshore structures and pipelines. The duration of each contract is two years with an extension option for an additional two years.
Tasks involve the installation and support of moored ocean observation systems at different locations along the coast of Brazil. The Emma McCall is expected to begin operations by mid February 2008 and the Woods Hole Group (East Falmouth, Massachusetts) is contributing oceanographic expertise. As stated by Donizeti de Jesus Carneiro, General Manager of C & C do Brasil, "Our company is committed to ensuring that Petrobras is provided this critical data in a professional and timely manner and to support their position as a key player in the world energy market".