Hydrasun, Parker Spearhead Hydrocarbon Leak Reduction Initiative

MarineLink.com
Monday, August 26, 2013

Hydrasun, a provider of integrated fluid transfer, power and control solutions, is teaming up with Parker Hannifin, a specialist in motion and control technologies, at Offshore Europe 2013 to showcase a range of process control instrumentation products and added value services, which support the industry’s Hydrocarbon Leak Reduction initiative.

A practical demonstration area at the Parker Instrumentation technology center (stand X60),  will offer hands-on educational opportunities for industry professionals to develop their understanding and knowledge of the latest innovative technologies in the area of process control instrumentation.

In addition, a program of seminars and training sessions will enable graduates and experienced personnel to gain further insight into how the latest thinking in product design and system hook-ups, supported by a number of specialist back-up support services, will enhance system integrity and reliability as the industry moves forward in further tackling Hydrocarbon Leak Reduction.

Hydrasun will support Parker with technical representatives on-hand to discuss the comprehensive range of Parker Instrumentation products such as valves, manifold and close coupled products with customers. Key personnel will also be hosting seminars throughout the four days of the show where the key theme will be how Hydrocarbon Leak Reduction (HCR) on an asset can be significantly improved through an integrated product and service approach to process control Instrumentation system design, build and ongoing maintenance. Topics will include leak reduction through introduction of new technologies and the implementation of a small bore tubing integrity management programs.

Craig Sangster, Hydrasun Sales & Marketing Director, said, “Although some reductions in HCR’s have been achieved in the last few years, Small bore Tubing systems still account for a large percentage of unplanned HCR’s on offshore and onshore assets.

“Through our well-established and close-working relationship with Parker Instrumentation, Hydrasun has implemented an alternative and innovative approach to the traditional methods associated with the design and management of instrumentation systems. We have developed a robust portfolio of the latest technologies, combining them with enhanced training, competency assessment and integrity management programs.

“Through this alternative methodology, leak paths are engineered out of systems and the likelihood of human factor issues contributing to HCR’s is also greatly reduced. We are delighted to be supporting Parker at Offshore Europe 2013 and believe this provides us with the ideal platform to build momentum in this key area for industry over the next few years.

Maritime Reporter March 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

300 Missing After Korean Ferry Capsizes

Almost 300 people were missing after a ferry capsized off South Korea on Wednesday, despite frantic rescue efforts involving coastguard vessels, fishing boats and helicopters,

Samsung Heavy Takes Up 7 Container Ship Order

South Korea's Samsung Heavy Industries said on Wednesday that it is proceeding with a project worth 642.9 billion won ($617.67 million) to build seven container ships as planned.

South Stream Gas Pipeline Re-route via Turkey Possible

Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said on Wednesday that Ankara would consider the passage of the South Stream natural gas pipeline through Turkey if Russia made such a request.

Technology

ClassNK Releases EEDI Verification Software – Free

Japanese classification society ClassNK says it offers its Minimum Propulsion Power Calculation Software and ISO-based Progressive Speed Trial Analysis Software

Three NOAA scientists honored by White House

The White House yesterday awarded three NOAA scientists with Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. The award is the highest honor given

Colfax's Acquisition of Victor Technologies Complete

ESAB has announced that Colfax Corporation has completed the previously announced acquisition of Victor Technologies Holdings, Inc. Victor is a preeminent global manufacturer of cutting,

Offshore

Three European firms win Angola deepwater deals

Three European companies have won contracts for almost half the value of Angola's $16 billion ultra-deepwater Kaombo oil project, confirming a trend toward bigger

Med Urals Market Awaits Short May Loading Schedule

Activity in the Russian Urals crude market froze on Tuesday as traders said they were awaiting the first loading dates for May for signs of how much supplies from

BOEM Proposes GoM Oil and Gas Lease Sale

As part of President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy to continue to expand safe and responsible domestic energy production, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P.

Education/Training

Gondán Lays Keel for MS-SC Training Vessel

Gondán Shipyard celebrated the keel laying ceremony of the sail training vessel that the yard is building for the British Marine Society & Sea Cadets (MS-SC). In the ceremony,

Toledo Maritime Academy Hosts Admiral’s Ball Weekend

The Maritime Academy of Toledo Foundation wrapped up a successful Admiral’s Ball Weekend on Saturday, April 12, with the fourth Annual Admiral’s Ball and Charity Auction.

KVH Film Considered for Maritime Safety Award

“The Human Element,” produced by KVH Media Group under the TRAININGlink brand, is a finalist in the “Safety at Sea” category of the Seatrade Awards. KVH Industries, Inc.

Marine Power

Maersk Line named race partner for the Volvo Ocean Race

The world’s largest container shipping company, Maersk Line, is the official shipping partner for the Volvo Ocean Race, the pre-eminent round-the-world yacht race.

New Joint Venture Targets Nuclear Industry

International maritime logistics expert Cory Logistics, part of Braemar Shipping Services plc, has formed a joint venture with universal supply chain specialist

Change of Management at Yanmar

Having reached the age of retirement, Geert Jan Mantel will resign from his position as President of Yanmar Europe B.V. as per June 30, 2014, a position he has occupied since April 1, 2002.

Marine Equipment

Maersk Line named race partner for the Volvo Ocean Race

The world’s largest container shipping company, Maersk Line, is the official shipping partner for the Volvo Ocean Race, the pre-eminent round-the-world yacht race.

Topaz secures another West Africa contract

Topaz Energy and Marine, a leading offshore support vessel company with primary operations in the Middle East and Caspian, today announced a new contract win for

New E2S System Signals Lifeboat Launch

U.K. signalling manufacturer E2S Warning Signals has designed and developed a bespoke siren system to alert people nearby when an RNLI lifeboat is launching.   The

 
 
Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.5514 sec (2 req/sec)