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All FPSO related pages and news from Marine Technical Limits – specialists in FPSO Integrity and Repair Management solutions.

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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Marine Technical Limits Introduces Hybrid-Working

In 2020 the way we work changed forever.  The impact of Covid-19 was devastating, and individuals and organisations were expected to be agile, flexible, and adaptable without preparation or warning.   At the beginning of the pandemic Marine Technical Limits was in a strong position due to previous investment in systems and structures which are secure …

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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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Innovative Hull Repair – World First

When working in difficult, challenging and sometimes unpredictable environments, thinking ‘outside of the box’ is a necessity. Problem solving quickly, innovatively and above all safely is a must when the unexpected happens, and yet many organisations in the oil and gas industry often fall into the “one size fits all” category of problem solving.   That isn’t the case for us at Marine Technical Limits (MTL). Through careful planning and our safe …

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Spreadsheets Are Not Databases!

Comment by Calum MacLean In recent days the newspapers in the United Kingdom (UK) have been dominated by the story of Public Health England (PHE) and its mishap which saw more than 16,000 coronavirus cases going unreported.  As you can imagine, this was a significant incident which could have impacted the lives of many. However, out-with the potential impact on …

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Removal and Reinstatement of Pipe Stack

In the last year we have completed a unique world-first project which involved the destruct and reinstatement of a submerged cargo pump pipe stack while an FPSO was on-station and operational.   Our team was first approached about the project by an oil operator early 2019. The client, third party inspection resources and our team of specialists, initially undertook an inspection in its off-spec tank No.4 (OST 4C). …

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Guidelines for the Management of Structural ALE Issues for Mono-hull FPSOs

Specialists FPSO integrity and risk management firm, Marine Technical Limits (MTL)  has been recognised for its outstanding work by the Energy Institute.  The company, which is head-quartered in Kintore, Aberdeenshire had its “Guidelines for the Management of Structural ALE Issues for Mono-hull FPSOs”  published and made available for download through the Energy Institute website. MTL …

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