FPSO Mooring Inspection Contract for Welaptega

Press Release
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Welaptega Marine awarded contract for a mooring inspection & fitness for purpose evaluation on 'Dhirubhai-1' floating production storage & offloading (FPSO) vessel.

The Dhirubhai-1 floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) facility is located in the Bay of Bengal, off the eastern coast of India, and the contract client is Aker Floating Production.

A team of specialist engineers will deploy Welaptega’s suite of visualization and inspection technologies including the High-Definition 3D Video (HD3DV), 3D Modeling (3DM), Opticial Chain Measurement System (CMS), Subsea Chain Measurement Caliper and the Rope Measurement System (RMS).
 
Welaptega will work with offshore engineering firm BPP-TECHin the UK to establish the Fitness for Purpose Evaluation using data on operational history, met-ocean conditions, design, installation and maintenance of the mooring spread.
 
The inspection of the FPSO’s mooring system is a rolling annual program in which three mooring lines will be inspected on the facility in each year.
 
FPSO Dhirubhai-1 is a converted oil tanker operating at 1200m water depth with a production capacity of 60,000 bpd. It is on contract to Reliance Industries Ltd. until 2018.

Welaptega Marine is a DNV, Lloyds Register and ABS approved service provider with a 15-year history of providing high quality, repeatable in-service inspection services on permanently installed mooring systems for clients in the UK, Norway, US, West Africa and Australia.

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