FPSO floating hose change for Modec

Fendercare was contracted by Modec to provide a specialised workforce to carry out the floating hose change for Floating Platform Storage Offshore (FPSO) Kwame Nkrumah.

Services provided

  • Assembly of the new floating hose string consisting of 22” x 20” hoses, 20” x 16” reducing Y-Piece, 12” x 16” hoses tails
  • Leak test of the new hose
  • Launching and towing of the new hose to the FPSO
  • Disconnection of the old hose from the FPSO
  • Installation of the new hose
  • Disassembly and cleaning of the old hose offshore
  • OCIMF testing of all used hoses
  • Placement of all equipment into long term storage

Benefits delivered

  • All operations are conducted strictly in accordance with the Ship to Ship Transfer Guide for Petroleum, Chemicals and Liquefied/Gases