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Survitec adds to Shearwater lifeboat capacity

2 October 2019

Survitec has delivered a unique turnkey lifeboat project for Shell UK to increase lifeboat capacity on the Shearwater gas hub by more than 22%.

The project was driven by an anticipated upturn in activity offshore, including a major offshore turnaround planned for 2020, which made provision of additional offshore bedding capacity a priority to allow the safe and efficient running of the Shearwater asset.

Survitec’s solution was to replace the existing three 49-person capacity lifeboats, with three larger 60-person lifeboats, requiring the installation of longer davit maintenance platforms and the use of bespoke lifting equipment. Survitec worked within a two-month window in which to deliver, install and commission the new equipment. Read more…


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