FPSO Integrity Management

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Marine Technical Limits Continues to Support the Next Generation

For more than 10 years Marine Technical Limits (MTL) has been offering paid summer placements to up and coming talent.   The FPSO and Marine structures specialists have given 21 engineering students, studying naval architecture and marine or mechanical engineering, practical training, and work posts throughout the summer holidays for a decade now.   Typically, the students …

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Terra Nova Life Extension Turnaround

Marine Technical Limits (MTL) is currently supporting its client Suncor and its Terra Nova FPSO as it undergoes a Life Extension Turnaround (LET) project in Navantia’s shipyard, Ferrol, Spain.  The vessel underwent a 2,000 nautical mile trans-Atlantic crossing in mid-December and arrived in the Northwest corner of Spain before the end of 2021. The visit will …

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An FPSO floats on the horizon partially obscured by waves during rough weather

Benefits of a Risk-Based SIM Strategy

Risk-Based Structural Integrity Management (SIM) Strategies represent an important development in the safe and efficient management of FPSO hull structural integrity. In recent times, Marine Technical Limits (MTL) have developed several risk-based SIM strategies for a range of floating facilities. DNV has recently approved the first of these strategies for use. A SIM strategy should …

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naval architect viewing holographic representation of asset integrity management system

FPSO integrity management – let’s not forget the fundamentals!

The last 12 months have seen challenges posed to our world and lives which few of us could have imagined. The world of Floating Production units (FPSOs/FPUs) has not been immune to this, with the combined challenges from the pandemic and the crashing oil price early in 2020. This resulted in assets being reduced to …

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