Caley Upgrades Saipem Reel Carousel

MarineLink.com
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Photo: Caley Ocean Systems

Offshore handling systems specialist, Caley Ocean Systems completed the refurbishment and upgrade of a 2,500-ton, 25-meter diameter reel carousel for Italian offshore contractor Saipem. The reel carousel will be used to transport umbilicals and flowlines from Norway to China on Big Lift heavy lift vessel Happy Rover, for the deepwater Liwan 3-1 field gas project in the South China Sea.

Originally supplied over 15 years ago by Caley, the carousel has been extensively used by Saipem on a wide range of projects. The refurbishment project involved restoring the system to an 'as new' condition with full operational capability. Specifically, Caley refurbished the carousel structure, spooling tower tensioner, power unit control van and electrical drives container.

Commenting on the Saipem reel carousel refurbishment, Gregor McPherson, sales director, Caley Ocean Systems noted, "All our offshore handling systems systems are built to last, with the emphasis on the quality of the original design and manufacture. We expect the refurbished Saipem reel carousel will be good for at least another 15 years active service."

Caley reel carousels are widely used for handling a wide range of rigid and flexible pipe products including cables, umbilicals, dynamic risers and hoses. The company has experience delivering carousel systems ranging from the world's largest carousel with a capacity of 9,000 tons (OD 32 meters) through to a 400-ton, sea and road transportable, portable modular carousel.

www.caley.co.uk
 

Maritime Reporter July 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Ship Repair & Conversion

UK Navy Chooses Effer Crane Again

Cranes manufacturer Effer informs its marine crane has recently been installed aboard the U.K. Royal Navy’s patrol vessel HMS Mersey.   The new 5s 275M crane,

Fire-stricken Icebreaker Overhauled

SENER concludes the Almirante Irizar icebreaker engineering works for re-outfit and overhaul   SENER reports it has completed the engineering works relating to

Engine Refit for Mersey Pilot Boat

James Troop supplies two new Volvo Penta engines to upgrade Mersey pilot boat   Merseyside-based engine specialist James Troop & Co has secured a deal to supply

Offshore

Fratelli Neri Orders Damen Tug

One of the largest Italian tug owners, Fratelli Neri S.p.A, ordered its first Damen tug, an ASD 3212, on 21 July 2015.   The vessel will be the first ASD tug

NOIA Applauds Senate Passage of OPENS Act

NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee’s passage of the OPENS Act, which will open new

Shell Moves Ahead in Arctic with Exploratory Well

Shell Oil's icebreaker MSV Fennica weaved through nine remaining protesters hanging from the St. Johns Bridge and made its way toward the Pacific Ocean.   Authorities

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Naval Architecture Navigation Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Sonar Winch
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: 0.1319 sec (8 req/sec)