Technical advances in offshore installation and floatover capabilities have made it possible to fabricate complete topsides weighing in excess of 60,000t.
With budget, location and oceanography constraints, offshore operations often call upon alternative methods from the typical heavylift vessel. ALE’s experience coupled with our innovative R&D division means that we are at the forefront of designing and performing alternative solutions, such as high deck mating and eco mast installation. This approach is combined with our proactive approach to health, safety and the environment. Industry leading certification to ISO 45001, 9001 and 14001 is supported by initiatives that allow us to implement and use breakthrough tools to identify, assess and act upon all levels of risk to our people, environments and assets.
Our ballasting systems are unique due to the modularisation feature that can satisfy the biggest projects. With an external rapid ballast (EBS) capacity over 72,000 Cu M/Hr, we have completed some of the most challenging projects in the world. During such projects the EBS is used to transfer weight onto installation structures. The computerised system allows full operation from a single control room, including flow and distribution, operation of HPUs, ballast and de-ballast pumps, barge level systems and ballast monitoring.
Our capabilities in offshore installation are part of the full package delivered by our Offshore Services division. This allows us to support every stage of your project lifecycle from FEED right through to decommissioning. We are world leaders in floatover installations, having the largest integrated ballasting systems supported by dedicated marine engineering specialists with decades of experience.