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

Ship Repair & Conversion

Jet Edge Celebrates 30 Years in Waterjet Industry

Waterjet systems manufacturer Jet Edge, Inc. celebrated its 30th anniversary Sept. 3 with a special open house celebration. Jet Edge’s anniversary event included

3D Scanning Speeds Up Drag Boat Racing

NVision, Inc., a company in 3D laser scanning and reverse engineering for over 24 years, said it was able to help a motorsports boat designer optimize the design

Cook Joins Horizon Shipbuilding as Operations VP

Horizon Shipbuilding, Inc. announced that Mickey Cook has joined the corporation as the Vice President of Operations for the Bayou La Batre shipyard. Cook, one of the founders of C & G Boatworks,

Offshore

Exxon: U.S. to Allow Wind Down Ops in Russian Arctic

U.S. oil major Exxon Mobil said on Friday the U.S. Treasury Department granted it a license to wind down operations on a drilling well in the Kara Sea in the Russian Arctic.

Russia: Exxon Still Drilling in its Arctic

ExxonMobil is still drilling in the Russian Arctic, a Russian minister said on Friday, in move that if confirmed will anger Washington after the U.S. administration

MAN-Powered Cargo Vessel Meets Tier III

Classification society awards SCR system emissions certificate. MAN Diesel & Turbo has been awarded a Tier III - compatibility certificate by the DNV- GL classification

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Pipelines Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | 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: 0.1269 sec (8 req/sec)