Chain Measuring System Development

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Welaptega's Chain Measuring System (CMS) provides grip zone and link length measurements of in-service mooring chains through ROV inspection. The system has seen a series of upgrades since introduction and has been in use, in various incarnations, for 17 years.

How to assess the risk of mooring failure in a Floating Production system

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Published in 2008, the Oil and Gas UK (O&G UK) Mooring Integrity Guidance is used by much of the industry to develop and implement an effective risk management strategy. The “risk” associated with mooring failure is a combination of consequence and likelihood of specific events.

Ice water, charities & social media

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Over the last few weeks social media has been abuzz with people pouring buckets of ice water over their heads in the spirit of charity, and here at Welaptega Marine it’s been no different. If you have stepped away from your computer, tablet and smartphone recently and you’re unsure what it’s all about the Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) ice bucket challenge sees people being filmed while having a bucket of ice water poured on their heads as a way of raising awareness of ALS and raising funds through charitable donations to help fight the disease.