To further expand its offshore service capabilities, Cargotec has established a new offshore service center in Houston, Texas, which provides repair, upgrades and systems modernisations for rigs, vessels and platform operators.
The centre has a hydraulic test bed, which enables the repair of winches, hydraulic cylinders, hydraulic pumps and motors, valves and swing drive units. It can also support blow out preventer (BOP) crane upgrades, pipe handling cranes and racking systems, tensioning cylinders, as well as active heave-compensated knuckle boom cranes, davits and module handling systems.
“Cargotec’s offshore service staff in the US Gulf of Mexico, Brazil and Mexico have the experience needed to satisfy the most demanding of service requirements,” says Pat Drake, Regional Manager, Offshore Services in the Americas. “Cargotec’s service management is committed to grow with additional industry developments, as exploration moves further offshore, in deeper water depths and in more challenging operating environments.”