MTR100 '13 InterMoor
With locations in the U.S., West Africa, Brazil, South East Asia, Norway and Mexico, InterMoor has performed more than 2,500 rig moves and has completed preset mooring campaigns in many countries. InterMoor, an Acteon company, is a mooring, foundations and subsea services provider delivering innovative solutions for rig moves, mooring services and offshore installation projects. InterMoor supports operators and contractors worldwide with Engineering, Fabrication, Shore Base, Survey & Positioning and Inspection services. Deepwater mooring technology has evolved in the last 20 years, and much of the industry’s progress has been pioneered by InterMoor: Patented Suction Embedded Plate Anchor (SEPLA); Deepwater mooring record off the coast of Malaysia; Installation of the first full polyester rope mooring system in the Gulf of Mexico; Deepwater MODU mooring record off the coast of Brazil; Designed and installed the first suction pile in the Gulf of Mexico
Developed by InterMoor, in conjunction with sister company, Pulse Structural Monitoring, the Inter-M Pulse is a long term mooring connector that has the capability to monitor and track the in situ tension of each mooring line and transmit tension data acoustically to the topside control room. With the introduction of various sensors, the Inter-M-Pulse can also detail inclination of the mooring line.
(As published in the July/August 2013 edition of Marine Technologies - www.seadiscovery.com)