SGS has been awarded a three-year contract to provide preventive and corrective maintenance of electrical and mechanical instrumentation at two major petrochemical facilities – Terminal Marítimo Almirante Soares Dutra and Terminal de Rio Grande in Brazil.

Terminal Marítimo Almirante Soares Dutra receives oil, petrochemical naphtha and condensate, and exports diesel and gasoline. It consists of 19 tanks with a total capacity of 789,513m3. Terminal de Rio Grande consists of 22 tanks, with a total storage capacity of 64,000m3, two skids for biodiesel storage and a planned installation of nine vessels for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) storage.

SGS was selected due to its proven track record in the provision of services to the oil, gas and petrochemical sectors and its unrivaled technical expertise. SGS will provide onsite maintenance of all motors, valves, tools, pipes and boilers in both terminals. The company will manage the entire process, including the qualification of the technical team, monitoring service quality, and optimizing equipment maintenance time. The project will be completed over three years, running from March 17, 2015 until March 15, 2018.

SGS will provide a total of 59 employees for the project – 51 industrial maintenance engineering professionals, including supervisors, electrical and instrumentation technicians, mechanical, truck and crane operators, boilermakers, welders and 8 administration staff.

For further information, please contact:

SGS Industrial Services
Gabriela Linhares
Business Development Manager
SGS do Brasil Ltda.
Avenida Italia, 1822
Rio Grande/RS
t: +55 53 2125 6203
m: +55 53 9936 9385
f: +55 53 2125 6217

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