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STL Secures $2m Contract

also includes two SLIC deck test stands which enable full function and pressure testing of connected equipment on deck. The SLIC technology is a modular and flexible subsea solution that features “plug and play” connectivity, creating a robust, reliable connection point into well access systems. As a latch-style connector for Riserless Subsea Well Intervention (RLWI), the technology improves safety, offers increased reliability, ease of maintenance and redundancy. The SLIC takes into account the complexities of not only the  physical and statutory, but also the operational

FCS 5009 with Ampelmann L-type Photo Damen

Damen, Ampelmann Team up for Marine Access Demonstration

Ampelmann for a number of tests was a natural route says Damen Business Development Manager David Stibbe. We’re talking to a number of transfer specialists as we continue to develop our marine access portfolio. Ampelmann has extensive expertise in producing and operating motion compensation access systems and Damen has many years of shipbuilding experience. Working together in this way means that both parties are able to draw on the expertise of the other, leading to the favourable development of their respective solutions and successfully integrated crew change solutions. 30-50 metre crew

New BV Guidelines for Offshore Access Systems

Classification society Bureau Veritas has developed guidelines for walk-to-work (W2W) motion compensated Offshore Access Systems (OAS) which are used to transfer industrial personnel to and from offshore installations. Guidance Note NI629 Certification of Offshore Access Systems provides a clear and comprehensive overview of the safety principles and technical requirements for the design, manufacturing and operation of reliable and dependable equipment for the safe transfer of personnel at sea.   Matthieu de Tugny, Senior Vice-President and Head of Offshore, Bureau Veritas, said, "Getting

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Red Marine Performs Vent Valve Tests for FMC

service can provide for clients developing high integrity subsea equipment.”   Delivered in 12 weeks, the test program included the design and supply of the test assembly and its complex multi-pressure hydraulic control system.    Working closely with members of the FMC Well Access Systems team, the test equipment was initially used to complete a variety of static pressure tests of up to 15,500 psi (1,067 bar) and demanding cycle tests to assess valve function and seal endurance. On completion of this phase, a series of outstanding rapid decompression tests were also completed

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Red Marine Delivers Bespoke Testing Program

performance of the vent valve against industry standards including ISO 10423 (API 6A).   Delivered in 12 weeks, the test program included the design and supply of the test assembly and its complex multi-pressure hydraulic control system.   Working closely with members of the FMC Well Access Systems team, the test equipment was initially used to complete a variety of static pressure tests of up to 15,500 psi (1,067 bar) and demanding cycle tests to assess valve function and seal endurance. On completion of this phase, a series of outstanding rapid decompression tests were also completed

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