Supply ship collided with oil field FPSO, Brazil

Offshore supply ship BATUIRA collided with FPSO P-77 at Buzios oil field, Santos Basin, S of Rio de Janeiro, on Mar 12. The sustained serious damages, but reached Rio de Janeiro understood, under own power, on Mar 13, and was berthed. FPSO remain operative and continued production, damages understood to be slight or none.
Offshore supply ship BATUIRA, IMO 9573256, dwt 4547, built 2012, flag Brazil, manager WILSON SONS OFFSHORE SA.
FPSO PETROBRAS 77, IMO 8906913, dwt 237862, built 1991, capacity 150,000 barrels of oil and seven million cubic metres of gas, PETROBRAS, Brazil.

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My name is Nikolay Torkin, I’m Merchant Marine Master, presently in command of feeder container ship trading in South East Asia. My family lives in Prague, Czech Republic. Mikhail provides me with daily accidents reports, I send him information with regards to accidents and container ships.