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Severe Weather Hits North Sea Production Units

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A pair of severe winter storms battered UK and Norwegian North Sea assets over the last week, with winds up to 160kmh and waves of 10-12m. One storm, Nina, is considered be the strongest storm to hit Norway in 20 years.

Busy autumn at Welaptega Marine

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Operations across the globe continue for Welaptega Marine as 2 new offshore campaigns have kicked off in recent days. Richard and Derek have headed to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates to deploy a selection of Welaptega subsea tools to complete an in service mooring fitness for purpose assessment, while Jordan and Dave are in the North Sea concluding Chain Measurement System (CMS) work on an FPSO mooring system.

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.

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.

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.

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).