EDLS - Electric Drive Lay Spread

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EDLS - Electric Drive Lay Spread

EDLS - Electric Drive Lay Spread

The world’s only fully electric-drive flexible cable and pipe lay system available for rental.

We are working together with INNOVO in a strategic partnership which combines the world’s most advanced technological equipment to deliver a fully electric-drive back deck solution.  
The Electric Drive Lay Spread is the largest capacity rental system available to the offshore oil & gas and renewable industries.

Developed to provide a robust, reliable and modern technology system, it is used for single or multiple installation of flexible flowlines, risers, umbilicals, mooring wires and power cables ensuring a safe, fast and economical installation.

The system is capable of handling product installation from a multitude of offshore dynamically positioned or anchored vessels in shallow and deep water.

  • INNOVO's reel drive system (Innodrive series up to 600mT gross product capacity with reel size up to 14m overall diameter)
  • Sparrows Group's tensioner up to 50Te 2/4 track
  • Control cabin with electrical cabinet and control panels
  • Tracking system for multiple reels
  • Level winder
  • Overboarding chute
  • Winches


  • Customised lay configuration to client requirements
  • Designed in accordance to DNV GL and LR standards
  • Containerised shipping and fast assembly, reducing mobilisation cost and time
  • Overload protection, structural redundancy and control logic to prevent damage to product
  • Fully compatible with VLS or HLS

Electric Drive Lay Spread system

The EDLS is operated by an automatic system and is designed in accordance to DNV GL and LR standards.

The system can be used for either product laying or retrieval and is operated from its control system, monitored constantly by a programmable logic controller (PLC) that guarantees reliability and excellent system performance.

To view the full system specifications please download our brochure from the resources menu.
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