Amarinth delivers 18m-long pumps for model spanking new Indian FPSO

Amarinth has completed a US$1.5 million order from Armada Madura for six API 610 VS4 vertical pumps for a new FPSO being built for India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC).
One of the Amarinth 18m lengthy API 610 VS4 pumps for the Armada Madura FPSO in assembly – Image: Amarinth.
Two of the six API 610 VS4 pumps are pour level depressant pumps that are 18m in size and the other 4 are methanol raise pumps that are 10m lengthy.
All of the pumps have PT100 temperature sensors which were designed and built along the length of the pumps to monitor the temperature of each bearing individually.
The 18m lengthy pumps incorporate a supporting system of brackets that Amarinth has designed which attaches every pump to its tank throughout set up guaranteeing that as the pump is lowered into the tank it stays perfectly aligned, lowering vibration and put on throughout operation.
Once assembled, the pumps have been independently witness examined and licensed by DNV at Amarinth’s facility in Rendlesham, UK. The pumps had been then disassembled into 3m segments and shipped to Singapore where the FPSO (floating manufacturing storage and offloading unit) is being built.
เกจวัดแรงดันดิจิตอล and installation had to align with the FPSO construct schedule. Because of the size of the pumps, they needed to be installed into the vessel’s tanks by way of the deck earlier than another deck above the pumps could possibly be built. The first phase was accomplished efficiently over the Christmas interval with Amarinth’s Engineering Commissioning team supporting the shopper with the installation and commissioning.
The FPSO shall be positioned in the KG-DWN 98/2 area, approximately 22 km off the east coast of Kakinada, India. The vessel is designed to provide up to ninety 000 barrels of oil per day (BOPD) and have a 1.3-million-barrel storage facility. It shall be equipped to handle the monsoon situations prevalent on the area.
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