Rugged Controls announces release hook load monitoring system installation for MODEC FSO Cidade de Macae MV15
Rugged Controls recently completed and commissioned a monitoring system upgrade on the Falcon, a third generation semi-submersible drilling unit managed by drilling contractor Atwood Oceanics and deployed in the Koel Field, Western Australia.
Rugged Controls supported Saipem / Dragados Offshore Compresión Alta Litoral A project in the Campeche region of the Gulf of Mexico. Rugged Controls provided (4) Running Line Tensiometers to monitor Anchor Winch Tension, Speed and Payout.
Rugged Controls Completes Mooring Monitoring System Upgrade for Prosafe Accommodation Semi-Sub Safe Astoria
Customer Installed 8 Point mooring monitoring system for newly completed Accommodation Work Barge "Stork". After seeing the Rugged Controls monitoring system installed, Hendro Budiaman the Managing Director of MSI stated “We will be in contact with Rugged Controls when when we need another vessel tensiometer upgrade. Should there be a requirement by our colleagues, we will recommend Rugged Controls Running Line Tensiometers.”
Rugged Controls installed an 8-point Anchor Winch Monitoring System for the KHAN Offshore / Prime Sources Ltd. Accommodation Crane Barge KH-A1. Rugged Controls Staff traveled to Warri, Nigeria for the system commissioning and start-up.
Rugged Controls installed an 8-point tension, speed, and payout monitoring system for the National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC) in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. Designed for NPCC’s SEP-350 (Self Elevating Platform) vessel. This installation included LCI’s RL-20 running line tensiometer (line rider) and LCI-90 “Dual Winch” display system.
Rugged Controls supported Adamac, a leading Nigerian Oil & Gas Services Company based in Port Harcourt with the winch instrumentation for their pipelay barge the Rosemunde. The project called for 9 running line tensiometers, displays, and software to monitor the anchor winch lines. The 8 Rugged Controls line riders monitored the anchor winches for tension, speed, and payout, and 1 line rider monitored the A&R winch.
The Noble Discoverer is a turret moored drillship built in 1976. It has 8 mooring winches with 2-3/4" wire rope.
The existing mooring monitoring system needed to be upgraded with more accurate sensors, local displays for the winch operators, alarm evaluation for tension and payout issues, and PC-based data-logging for winch and operator activity.
Rugged Controls has upgraded the winch controls and monitoring system for several Rowan jack-ups...