Integrity Management Tag

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

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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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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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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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