Two Asian shipyard groups have submitted offers in a Petrobras tender for the contracting of a pair of large floating production, storage and offloading vessels to be deployed at key pre-salt projects offshore Brazil.

Petrobras is offering engineering, procurement and construction contracts for the Atapu-2 and Sepia-2 pre-salt developments — the P-84 and P-85 FPSOs, respectively — and welcomed bids in the tender on 28 August.