Mooring News


Coral Sul FLNG: World's Deepest FLNG Unit Moored Off Mozambique

Mar 07, 2022

The mooring of Coral Sul (South) FLNG, East Africa's first FLNG unit, and the world's deepest, was completed last week.The giant Coral Sul FLNG unit, 432 meters long and 66 meters wide, and weighing around 220,000 tons, earlier this year arrived in Mozambique after a journey from South Korea where it was built by Samsung Heavy Industries. With a capacity of 3.4 million tons of liquefied natural gas per year…

Guanabara FPSO Mooring System Installed with Just One Vessel

Sep 02, 2022

Heavy lift shipping and offshore transport and installation contractor Jumbo Offshore reports it has executed the transport and installation of a torpedo pile mooring system, including mooring for flexible risers, umbilical for the Libra Consortium's…

POSH Buys Boa Deep C Offshore Construction Vessel

Aug 18, 2022

Singapore-based offshore energy services provider PACC Offshore Services Holdings (“POSH”) has agreed to buy the 119-meter long, DP-3 offshore construction vessel ‘BOA Deep C’ from Norway's BOA OCV AS. The vessel will be renamed ‘POSH Deep C’ and will join the POSH fleet in October 2022…

MDL and Jumbo Conclude GoM Mooring Installation

Jun 14, 2022

Maritime Developments Ltd (MDL) and Jumbo Maritime have completed a deepwater polyester mooring rope installation in the Gulf of Mexico.The project moored a new floating production unit (FPU) at depths of 1,200m (4000ft). The operation was performed…

VIDEO: Anchors and Mooring Lines in Place for Saitec's DemoSATH Floater

May 17, 2022

Danish offshore vessel company Maersk Supply Service has installed six mooring lines and six anchors for the DemoSATH floating wind project at the BIMEP open sea test site in the Biscay Bay off the coast of Armintza, Spain.SATH Technology is…

Scana's Seasystems to Deliver Anchoring System for FPSO in Brazil

May 10, 2022

Scana's Seasystems has secured a contract worth more than NOK 50 million (more than ~$5,16 million) to deliver an anchoring system to an FPSO project in Brazil.Seasystems will deliver mooring equipment such as dual axis chain stoppers, chain handling systems…

Bardex Mooring Tensioning System Installed in GOM

Apr 28, 2022

BP’s latest floating production facility, ARGOS, has been successfully moored in the US Gulf of Mexico. The mooring tensioning system includes Bardex Corporation Chain Jacks used to haul in and tighten 12 lines of 171mm R4S top chain. Bardex…

Gall Thomson Launches Emergency Mooring Release System for Offshore Applications

Apr 19, 2022

Gall Thomson has launched an innovative new automatic actuation system, promising to minimize safety risks associated with the manual emergency release of mooring systems during FPSO tandem offloading ocean towage, heading control, positioning…

POSH, FMS to Offer Mooring Services to Floating Wind Market in Europe

Apr 05, 2022

Offshore services firm PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) and mooring and marine service specialist First Marine Solutions (“FMS”) to explore growth opportunities for floating offshore wind in Europe.The two companies signed a Memorandum…

Scana's Seasystems to Deliver Anchoring System for Brazil-bound FPSO

Mar 08, 2022

Scana's subsidiary Seasystems, previously known as Scana Offshore, has received a letter of intent to deliver an anchoring system for a Brazil-bound FPSO.The delivery consists of anchoring equipment such as chain stops, jacks, and winches.Scana…

Saitec Offshore Technologies Taps Maersk Supply Service for DemoSATH Floater Mooring

Feb 22, 2022

Danish offshore vessel owner Maersk Supply Service has won a contract for the mooring system installation of the Saitec Offshore DemoSATH floating wind project.“This is a significant contract for Maersk Supply Service, as floating wind is a…

TotalEnergies, Semar Working on 'Honeymooring' Solution for Floating Wind

Feb 14, 2022

French energy industry giant TotalEnergies has partnered with the Norwegian company Semar in the development of the innovative Honeymooring solution, which, according to TotalEnergies, will contribute to lowering the floating wind costs and reducing seabed footprint…

Acteon's InterMoor Fit For Offshore Renewables

Feb 11, 2022

UK-based Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult has granted InterMoor, the lead brand for Acteon’s Mooring and Anchors segment, a ‘Fit for Offshore Renewables’ status.Fit 4 Offshore Renewables (F4OR) is a program that verifies that UK service providers…

BBRG to Supply Mooring Lines for Gazelle Wind Power's Floating Wind Platform

Jan 25, 2022

Irish floating wind platform firm Gazelle Wind Power (Gazelle) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group (BBRG) to supply mooring lines for Gazelle’s dynamic mooring system. BBRG will serve as the supplier…

ABS Grants AiP for Samsung's FLNG Spread Mooring System

Jan 10, 2022

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has awarded Approval in Principle (AIP) to Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) design for a one-side spread mooring system for a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility.The system developed by SHI allows an FLNG to be safely spread moored on one side…

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