Offshore mooring solutions supplier SOFEC has hired BMT and Sonardyne to supply a mooring monitoring system (MMS) for Eni’s Coral South FLNG project offshore Mozambique.
Above the waterline, BMT will supply the station-keeping turret monitoring system and local control panel with a touchscreen interface.
The control panel will also house Sonardyne’s topside equipment, to minimize the system’s footprint. Additionally, the system will allow SOFEC’s client to gain remote data access through BMT’s secure cloud-based portal, BMT DEEP.
Below the waterline, Sonardyne’s SMART (Subsea Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) will be used to constantly monitor mooring integrity on each of the 20 anchor legs. Daily summary reports and automatic fault detections will be wirelessly communicated to the surface from the SMARTs real-time, Sonardyne said.
Eni has said that the FLNG is expected to be completed by the end of 2021 and first gas is expected in 2022.
Eni is the operator for the Coral South FLNG project, designed to develop gas resources discovered in Area 4, Mozambique. The Area 4 participants are Eni (25%), ExxonMobil (25%), CNPC (20%), Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos E.P. (10%), Kogas (10%) and Galp Energia (10%).
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