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New Spooling Unit Available in Delmar’s Equipment Yard in Karratha, Western Australia

A new 170 mT state-of-the-art spooling unit is now available at the Delmar Systems Pty. Ltd. equipment yard in Karratha, Western Australia to support mooring-related operations. This spooling unit is the largest available in the region and ideal for the increased size and length of rig and anchor handling vessel wires.

In addition to the new spooling unit, the  3000+ square meter facility in Karratha houses a large inventory of certified rental mooring hardware, anchor handling tools and equipment, and pre-lay mooring systems for use in mooring and subsea operations. All equipment is available with manufacturer’s certifications, provided with inspection certifications, and tracked in Delmar’s proprietary inventory database from date of purchase and throughout its service life.

“We are pleased to add this capability in addition to our large inventory of available mooring equipment to the Australian oil and gas industry. This addition will be vital to supporting our existing and future contracts in Western Australia,” said Andre Billstein, Delmar’s Australia Area Manager. Delmar maintains an additional equipment storage facility in Fremantle, WA.

Since 1968, Delmar Systems, Inc. has served the needs of the offshore oil industry around the world, providing engineering, job planning, job execution/installation personnel, mooring equipment and services, and a variety of subsea services. Delmar Systems Pty. Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Delmar Systems, Inc., is headquartered in Perth, Western Australia and has been active in the region since 2011.

Press Release Archive (2000–2011)



Publications

"Mooring System Considerations for Renewable Energy Standards," Offshore Technology Conference, May 2017

"Improving Reliability of MODU Mooring Sysdtems Through Better Design Standards and Practices," Offshore Technology Conference, May 2017

"Saving Rig Time and Mitigating Risk Through 'Quick-Release' Mooring Systems," SNAME 2017 Offshore Symposium, February 2017

"The Mooring Disconnect," Oilfield Technology, January 2017

"Cut Tail and Run," Oilfield Technology, January 2016

"Cutting out the Consequences," Oilfield Technology, January 2015

"Serpentina FPSO Mooring Integrity Issues and System Replacment: Unique Fast Track Approach," Offshore Technology Conference, May 2014

"Subsea Cap & Contain Method for a Deepwater Tension Leg Platform," SPE/IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition, Amersterdam, The Netherlands, 5–7 March 2013

"Mitigating Risk in Shallow Water and Arctic Station-Keeping," SNAME 2013 Offshore Symposium, February 2013

"DP Vessel Passive Quick Release Contingency Mooring Systems," SNAME 2012 Offshore Symposium, Houston, TX 

"WHO DAT Project - Polyester Mooring System Design, Analysis, and Installation," Offshore Technology Conference, May 2012

"DP Vessel Passive Quick Release Contingency Mooring Systems," SNAME 2012 Offshore Symposium, February 2012 

"Who Dat initiates production in GoM in post-Macondo era", Offshore, December 2011

"Capturing the True Non-Linear Load-Elongation Properties (Including Permanent Elongation) of Polyester Rope in Mooring Analyses," Offshore Technology Conference Brasil, October 2011

"Installation Penetration of Gravity Installed Plate Anchors - Laboratory Study Results and Field History Data," Offshore Technology Conference Brasil, October 2011

"Synthetic 'Mud Ropes' for Offshore Mooring Applications - Field History and Testing Data,"  September 2011

"Unique small-footprint anchor handles extreme out-of-plane loading in high-uplift conditions", E&P Magazine, June 2010

"Fiber Moorings, Recent Experiences and Research: Fiber Rope Mooring Assessment - Original API RP 2SM Piecewise Linear Stiffness versus Non-linear Stiffness with Integrated Permanent Rope Elongation," Offshore Technology Conference, May 2010

Billy Bergeron Named "Industry Icon" by E&P Magazine, May 2010

"Alternative synthetic component validated for MODU mooring in hurricane conditions", Offshore Magazine, January 2010

"MODU Anchor-Soil Impact on Non-Stationary Anchor Performance," Offshore Technology Conference, May 2009

"Efficient Gravity Installed Anchor for Deepwater Mooring," Offshore Technology Conference, May 2009

"Sizing up Tree Planting", Offshore Engineer, August 2008

"OMNI-Max Anchor Development and Technology," MTS Oceans, 2007

"Subsea Equipment Installations Utilizing Anchor Handling Vessels", Deepwater Technology. October 2003.