Inspection/maintenance

The paper describes the steps that have already been taken to create an industry-wide group that includes operators, class regulators, and service providers to agree on the primary challenges and to encourage development of practical solutions in a cost-efficient way.
On the normally unmanned Valhall Flank West platform, the survey of a 1-year-old box boom pedestal crane featured auto-testing of the automatic overload protection system. A similar inspection program was performed on two knuckle boom cranes on a FPSO vessel in Skarv.
Monitoring of corrosion in process pipelines has always been of paramount importance in ensuring plant-asset integrity. Similarly, steam traps play an important role in ensuring steam quality and, thus, the integrity of critical assets in the plant.

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