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New Linear Cable Engine for Rapid Telecoms Cable Lay

Caley Ocean Systems, part of the Seanamic Group, has developed a high speed linear cable engine (LCE) for telecoms cable laying. Operating at speeds up to 10 knots, the fully containerized Caley LCE provides complete control of deployment of telecoms cable and repeaters.    Caley offers a range of linear cable engines optimized for laying and recovering a wide variety of cable types. The engine is assembled within a customized and fully CSC certified 20ft ISO container, with curtain access to the sides and doors at either end to allow easy cable throughput. The LCE includes a built-in

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, with development of 18-man and 24-man DNV classed, twin bell, saturation dive systems; and a 3m wide portable saturation dive bell handling system - one of the most ultra-compact, fully road transportable, bell handling systems ever made.   Based in Scotland and established in 1968, Caley Ocean Systems – a business within the Seanamic Group – produces offshore handling systems for the oil and gas industry; oceanographic, marine science and naval emergency vessels; and offshore power and telecom cabling. The company’s services include marine and offshore handling systems

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Caley Supplies Dive Bell Handling Systems for DSCVs

Offshore handling systems specialist Caley Ocean Systems is supplying Singapore-based diving and subsea equipment company Flash Tekk Engineering with saturation dive bell handling systems for its client Ultra Deep Solutions’ vessels Deep Installer and Van Gogh DSCVs.   The Caley dive bell handling systems are designed for deployment and recovery of a 24-man DNV classed twin bell saturation dive system for the Ultra Deep Installer, and a DNV classed 18-man bell saturation dive system for the Van Gogh, for operations to 300 meters water depth. On each dive support vessel, the bell is

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JFD Orders Caley's Dive Bell Handling System

Caley Ocean Systems, part of the Seanamic Group, is supplying a portable saturation dive bell handling system to submarine rescue and specialist subsea operations company, JFD (a part of James Fisher & Sons). Caley has designed the dive bell handling system to meet exacting width requirements, at just 3m it will be one of the most ultra-compact, fully road transportable, dive bell handling systems ever made. The dive bell handling system is designed for over-the-side and moon pool deployment of the bell. Its modular construction, together with small footprint, enable the bell handling system to

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Seanamic Expands Global Umbilical Business

umbilicals business with a new Umbilical International facility in Glasgow. Initially it will offer umbilical repair and refurbishment for operators and contractors, in the lead up to full umbilical and cable manufacture. Comprising Houston-based, Umbilicals International (UI) and Glasgow-based Caley Ocean Systems, Seanamic supplies fully integrated umbilical and handling systems for well intervention, workover and BOP (MUX and direct Hydraulic), saturation diving and subsea habitats, ROVs and submersibles.   Umbilicals International designs and manufactures custom dynamic thermoplastic umbilicals

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than a conventional IWOCS. The Caley bespoke, high redundancy cable tensioner system, developed for Prysmian Group, accommodates both cable and outsized bodies, allowing uninterrupted tensioning of the cable during installation. The Company Based in Glasgow, Scotland, and established in 1968, Caley Ocean Systems Ltd. has a strong international reputation as a center of excellence in offshore handling systems for the oil and gas industry; oceanographic, marine science and naval emergency vessels, and offshore cabling. Caley Ocean Systems is a business within the Seanamic Group, which also includes

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such as WHOI’s new Alvin submersible LARS based on an upgraded Caley A-frame first built more than 30 years ago; A-frame and winches for Geological Survey of India’s new research vessel; and deepwater handling systems for loads in excess of 950t at depths of 1,300m. The Company Caley Ocean Systems has a strong international reputation with an experienced engineering team and dedicated manufacturing facilities. Caley Ocean Systems’ services includes marine and offshore handling systems development, design consultancy, professional project management and engineering services. In

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features a pneumo panel with 6-in. depth gauges capable of registering depths up to 250FSW/76MSW and an optional panel-mounted version of Amron’s Amcom III radio module for diver communication. The unit is entirely self-contained and is housed in a durable, pressure-fused fiberglass case. Caley Ocean Systems Caley Ocean Systems is a supplier of offshore handling systems for ocean science and oceanographic research. It supplies high specification A-Frame, single point lift, launch and recovery systems for manned submersibles and Conductivity, Temperature, and Depth (CTD) Rosette Handling systems

Schematic of the Subsea 7 deepwater lowering system developed by Caley Ocean Systems.

Caley Develops Deepwater Lowering System for Gorgon Project

Handling systems specialist, Caley Ocean Systems has been awarded a contract by Subsea 7 to design, manufacture and supply a deepwater lowering system (DLS). The DLS will initially be deployed by Subsea 7 on the Chevron-operated Gorgon project, located off the northwest coast of Western Australia, to lower subsea structures weighing up to 950Te in water depths in excess of 1,300m. The DLS comprises two double drum traction and storage winches and fully redundant controls, all mounted on an integrated grillage structure for rapid mobilization onto the pipelay and heavy lift vessel Sapura 3000.

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Caley Upgrades Saipem Reel Carousel

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

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Offshore Cable Turntable Order for Jan De Nul

Jan De Nul Group to supply a 5,400 tonnes capacity cable turntable to offshore handling systems specialist Caley Ocean Systems. The turntable, including a 5 tonnes and 10 tonnes deck tensioner, is destined for the vessel Willem de Vlamingh. In addition to this turntable, Caley is supplying a modular loading tower assembly comprising loading arm, inboard chute, and control cabin. In the first quarter of 2013, Willem de Vlamingh will be being outfitted for cable laying offshore and then Jan De Nul Group will install the 245kV export cable connecting the Northwind offshore windfarm on the Lodewijkb

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