FPSO MOORING MONITOR FOR ENRON INC

HAS WON A CONTRACT TO SUPPLY THE MOORING TENSION MONITOR SYSTEM FOR THE FLOATING STORAGE VESSEL ON ENRON’S PANNA OFFSHORE FIELD, INDIA. EQUIP ENGINEERS LTD OF BOMBAY, ’S INDIAN AGENT, SUPPLY LOCAL SUPPORT FOR THE PROJECT.

HAS SUPPLIED A NUMBER OF FPSO AND FSU OPERATORS WITH MOORING HAWSER MONITOR SYSTEMS. THESE ALLOW THE HAWSERS BETWEEN THE FPSO AND SHUTTLE TANKERS, AND THE FPSO MOORINGS TO BE MEASURED IN REAL TIME AND RECORDED, FOR INSURANCE PURPOSES, IN THE EVENT OF AN ‘INCIDENT’.

LOAD LINK

HTM7 DISPLAY UNIT

THE MEASUREMENT DEVICE IS IN THE FORM OF AN INSTRUMENTED CHAIN LINK INCORPORATED INTO THE CHAFE CHAINS, WHICH MEASURES LOADS TYPICALLY IN THE RANGE 5 TO 400 TONNES. THIS "LOAD LINK" IS DESIGNED TO BE FULLY WATERPROOF AND SHOCK PROTECTED, IN THE EVENT OF THE CHAINS BEING RELEASED INTO THE SEA.

DISPLAY AND RECORDING EQUIPMENT IS MOUNTED ON THE BRIDGE, OR CONTROL ROOM. DESIGNATED HTM7 FOR SINGLE HAWSERS AND HTM8 FOR DOUBLE HAWSERS, THE UNIT RECORDS HAWSER STRAINS IN PAPER FORMAT, AND ALSO DISPLAYS REAL TIME LOAD.

WARNING AND DANGER ALARMS ARE AVAILABLE WITH VISUAL AND AUDIBLE WARNING OF EXCESSIVE LOADS. IN ADDITION A LOW ALARM WARNS OF A SLACK HAWSER.

A LOCAL LOAD DISPLAY IS ALSO AVAILABLE AT THE CHAIN STOPPER. THIS DISPLAY IS SUITABLE FOR OPEN DECK ENVIRONMENT AND IS CERTIFIED INTRINSICALLY SAFE FOR EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES.

FPSO LOAD MONITORS ARE IN SERVICE AROUND THE WORLD, OTHER USERS INCLUDE,

MODECACT OPERATORS (CHINA)
NORTRANSBHP
VICTORIA OILMOBIL

Ocean Technical Systems Ltd.
P.O.Box 752, Sutton, Surrey, U.K. SM2 7RQ
Tel: +44 (020) 8643-2233 Fax: +44 (020) 8643-6444
e-mail: oceantech@oceantechsys.com


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