Countdown to OTC Houston 2014

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Fewer than four weeks to go until OTC 2014 in Houston! Welaptega will be at OTC in full-force, represented at the Nova Scotia Department of Energy pavilion at Booth #1817 in the Reliant Center.

New staff member joins Welaptega

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Derek Latimer has joined the Operations department in a full time capacity where he'll fill the role of Operations Technologist. Derek brings with him experience in design engineering, which will be essential in his new role as he assists his new colleagues in the creation of the next generation of Welaptega Marine tools.

Welaptega expands offshore operations

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Welaptega are expanding their reach for offshore mooring inspections. Over the past year Welaptega have performed a number of projects further afield from the usual North Sea, GOM, Australia.

Welaptega to deliver Microbiological Induced Corrosion research at OTC Houston

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Welaptega Marine will be in attendance at the upcoming 2014 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston with the Maritime Energy Association. Tyler de Gier, business development lead, will deliver a presentation surrounding the growing concern of Microbiological Induced Corrosion (MIC) of catenary mooring systems and it's effect on residual mooring life.

Welaptega commences new equipment orders

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Concerns are growing by all offshore industry stakeholders that offshore installation mooring inspection information is insufficient and that class is not representative of true residual life of a system.

Fountain of youth

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Welaptega is seeing sharp increase in demand for moorings inspection in support of FPS life extension projects, with two currently underway and another in planning. Analysis of residual strength and remaining fatigue life of components requires quantitative inspection technology combined with a thorough risk-based approach to identifying potential failure points.

New additions to the Welaptega team

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With a busy start to 2014 well underway, we have been actively seeking fresh and enthusiastic talent to fill new positions with Welaptega Marine. Specifically we have been interviewing for 2 operations technologists positions, to join our operations team and to help prepare for, execute and report on offshore projects taking place around the world.

Tullow awards Welaptega MFPA Contract

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Welaptega Marine Ltd. has secured a contract with Tullow Oil for work in the Jubliee field in Q1 2014. Welaptega, in alliance with BPP-TECH, will be completing a Moorings Fitness for Purpose Assessment (MFPA) which is fully compliant with the Floating Unit Mooring Assessment (FUMA) requirements of insurance underwriters, recently published by the Joint Rig Committee.

Preview of Welaptega’s new HD3DV camera

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Following the operational success of Welaptega’s High Definition 3D Video system, an updated version of the HD3DV camera is in its final stages of testing and is close to being ready for use in offshore inspections.

Welaptega in attendance at Subsea Expo 2014

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Delegates from Welaptega Marine are in Aberdeen this week to attend Europe's largest annual subsea exhibition and conference. The trip comes on the tail end of a successful 2013 in which Welaptega assessed the fitness-for-purpose of an array of floaters all over the world (UK, Norway, Australia, Gulf of Mexico, Canada, West Africa, and India).