Tanker Terminal Systems

Tanker Terminal Monitoring And Control

's Marine Division specialises in all aspects of tanker mooring design, but particularly monitoring and control of the berth for safety, environmental and statutory requirements.

SPM (single point moorings)

CBM (conventional berth moorings)

Jetties

FPSOs (oil export from floating storage units)

's expertise covers a 20 year track record of supply to major oil companies. All systems are designed for extreme environmental and hazardous areas, and are installed from the North and Baltic seas to the Arabian Gulf and China seas.

Why Monitor ?

Increased Terminal Use

Monitoring enables loading to continue in marginal weather conditions in the knowledge that the design limits of the mooring are not being exceeded. This permits cost effective use of both the mooring and tankers.

Saves Hawser and Hose Replacements

Load monitoring reduces the risk of break out with consequent savings of hawser and hose replacement, pollution clean up and terminal down time.

Large Tankers

Monitoring permits a mooring to be uprated to accommodate larger tankers than originally specified.

Reduced Operating Costs

Operational practices have been developed which reduce hawser loads. This extends hawser life and rescues wear on the moorings.

Increased Safety

Operating within known safety margins improves safety for operations personnel, and benefits insurance costs.

Products

Products cover all types of moorings and berths, and allow for remote monitoring plus control of valves and Emergency Shut Down where necessary.

Omega

 A monitoring system for Single Point Moorings. The system uses radio telemetry to send data to the terminal office and to the tanker bridge. Omega optionally controls subsea pipeline valves.
 

Orion

 Similair to Omega but monitors hawser strain on each flotation buoy of a Conventional Berth.
 

Oyster

 Gives loading data on each mooring hook of a jetty mooring. Presenting the data at the jetty control room by radio or land line, Oyster also controls product transfer, quick release and ESD functions.
 

Otter

 Is for use on floating storage and process vessels FPSO to monitor tandem and side by side moorings and display data on the vessels bridge.
 

Osprey

 Gives the pilot of the incoming tanker data on speed, distance and bearing to the moorings, to assist in the speedy and safe berthing of the vessel.

Special Systems

can provide the terminal with a range of other systems, including :

Oil pollution monitoring

SPM riser hose position monitoring

FPSO anchor chain monitoring

Downstream Activity

Monitoring Systems can be expanded to provide SCADA systems to monitor and control

onshore pumping

tank farm oil distribution

pipeline exports


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