Case studies

Supply of new build 650T capacity auxiliary reel

When you require new build cable and pipe lay equipment you need experts that can design and manufacture equipment that is fit for purpose.

 

Asset:       Pipe lay vessel
Location:  UK
Date:         2011

 


 

Challenge/objectives

When you require new build cable and pipe lay equipment you need experts that can design and manufacture equipment that is fit for purpose

Our client required to install an existing lay spread to a brand new vessel and they contracted us to supply and install a new 650T capacity auxiliary reel

 


 

Solution applied

  • The reel incorporated a new support and drive system in order to accommodate flexible pipes ranging between 3” and 8” in diameter.
  • After manufacture the reel was shipped to a ship yard in Finland for installation upon the clients vessel and commissioning and sea trials took place in Scotland at Invergordon and Evanton.

 


 

Summary of services/equipment deployed

  • Project management
  • Design
  • Procurement
  • Management of fabrication
  • Audit reporting
  • Commissioning
  • Supply of offshore personnel

 


 

Outcome/benefits

The solution applied by the Sparrows Group provides a number of benefits:

  • Engineering support to ensure the equipment was fit for purpose
  • Delivery of equipment on a short time scale
  • Technical support to ensure correct installation

 


 

Resources

 

pdf icon  Supply of new build 650T capacity auxiliary reel

 

 

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