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What does it take to be a Mooring Inspection Expert?

With minimal training, almost anyone can use a caliper to take a measurement or watch a ROV monitor and claim to have inspected a mooring system. But how can you be sure of the accuracy of these measurements? Was the chain cleaned properly? Was the tool placed correctly and in the appropriate location?

Managing a 5-Asset Offshore Inspection, From Planning to Fieldwork to Report

After a major offshore inspection job in Brazil, Welaptega Project Manager Luke Williams is well-positioned to explain the details of planning, executing, and processing the complex work that goes into a offshore inspection of multiple assets.

Welaptega: First Class Mooring Inspectors

When it comes to mooring inspections of offshore floating production installations, Welaptega is at the top of its class. This is the result of more than 20 years of experience performing inspections and assessments in every corner of the globe as well as a relentless commitment to continuous improvement of its knowledge base, execution, and R&D. Many of the inspections performed by Welaptega are carried out to meet the requirements of various classifications societies such as Lloyd's Register and DNV-GL.

Mooring Failure Monitoring

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Questions to FPSO Operators: How would you know if you had a mooring failure? How confident are you that you are presently operating with all lines intact? For FPSOs with external turrets or spread mooring system, you’re probably pretty confident in your ability and time frame for detecting a failed line whether it be an in-air load cell or visual check of line angles.

Mooring Integrity Management: What to Monitor, How to Inspect, When to Analyze?

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Mooring systems are designed to last for long periods of time (generally 10 to 30 years) in extremely challenging environments. Between tropical cyclones, accelerated corrosion, and constant fatigue loads...

Creating a safer operating environment

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From the North Sea to West Africa to the South China Sea we have been assisting operators and their stakeholders in making informed decisions regarding the safe operation of their mooring systems.

Offshore Days – A night shift perspective

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The vessel is a hub of activity, the nightly squalls have abated, vessel deck crews are busy maintaining the vessel, stripping paintwork and re applying fresh coats, hot and noisy work.