Mooring Winch and HPU Inspection

ALATAS’ SERVICEENGINEERING / FIELD SERVICE
LOCATION  AFRICA / ANGOLA / OFFSHORE CABINDA
EQUIPMENT  MOORING WINCH PACKEGE
BRANDMW800/52, MH160H

Intro

Alatas has recently completed the inspection of 6 x Mooring Winches and associated HPUs on our client’s FPSO operating in West Africa

BACKGROUND

The winches had not been inspected or serviced in some time and the client required a specialist service to complete a detailed inspection and condition evaluation including recommendations on works required to assure integrity and operational safety of this critical equipment.

ALATAS’ SOLUTION

Alatas’ solution was to provide a team of multi-discipline technicians, supported by robust inspection procedures to complete the work.

  • Alatas Engineering team reviewed the original design data for the winches and HPU.
  • Alatas Engineering team produced detailed work packs and inspection procedures.
  • Alatas provided mechanical, hydraulic, and inspection disciplines to execute the work.

Job Scope

Mooring Winches x 6

  • Complete close visual inspection of the winch
  • Complete mechanical and hydraulic inspection
  • Complete NDT assessment of load path
  • Function test safety features
  • Identify spares and maintenance requirements.

HPUs

  • Complete close visual inspection of the winch
  • Complete mechanical and hydraulic inspection
  • Function test safety features
  • Identify spares and maintenance requirements.

Follow-up Actions

  • Complete detailed closeout and recommendations report

Next Steps

Following the completion of the inspection Alatas will now complete the following scopes for our client.

  • Complete spares obsolescence study for all winches and HPU.
  • Complete a comprehensive overhaul of each winch and HPU.
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