Movement of subsea equipment for major oil project off coast of Ghana

Cargo description: Vertical reels, horizontal carousel, Steel Flying Leads (SFL), Flowline End Termination (FLET) sled, Subsea Isolation Valves (SSIV), and other subsea equipment
POL: Panama City; Floria and Eydehavn, Norway
POD: Takoradi, Ghana
Vessel name: HHL Rhine and HHL Richards Bay
Vessel type: F-360 and P2-1400
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Challenges

  • Operational flexibility by marine crews
  • Accommodation of changes in loading and discharge sequence, as well as offshore installation sequence
  • Overcoming very tight stowage with precise positioning
  • 500-tonne carousel on deck stored in very precise position to cover all supporting girders of the hatch and ensure sufficient loadspreading