At the Offshore Technology Days in Stavanger, TESS presented two proprietary concepts that provide better profitability and operational safety for both on- and offshore installations.
TESS has developed both solutions in collaboration with industry players.
Bunkering of various chemicals for use in operations and drilling on the Norwegian and foreign continental shelves has traditionally been done by lifting tanks of the substances from a vessel up to the platform. The loading is demanding; indeed, a significant proportion of all platform work accidents occur during this operation. TESS has developed a remote controlled solution that allows direct loading of the chemicals from the ship to the boat without lifting the tanks up to the platform.
- Today, loading is limited by such factors as weather conditions, wave height and available space on the platform deck. The TESS concept can be adapted to existing platforms and to new, automated installations. We are showing a 3D model of this during OTD. The system is ready for sale and further development in collaboration with the operators. I have great expectations for it, says Espen Halland - Johansen, Market and Segment Director, TESS Region West.
TESS Hose Management (THM) has been operating for several years and is a maintenance system in which hoses are registered, RFID tagged, inspected and replaced following a risk-based analysis.
- Many people routinely replace all hoses after five years. This is premature and unnecessary for some hoses and too late for others, says Jan Georg Tunes, TESS’s manager for development and operation of the programme.
THM provides significant documented savings with increased uptime, reduced maintenance costs, reduced logistics costs and more.
- Just as important is the insurance solution it provides to prevent leaks and other breaches of critical hose installations, Tunes emphasises.
Espen Halland-Johansen, Marketing and Segment Director of Oil and Gas, TESS Vest + 47 94 16 85 84
Jan Georg Tunes, Operational Director, THM, TESS as, + 47 951 05 968
Erlend Gjerdevik, General Manager, TESS Vest + 47 951 05 968