The installation of flowlines and umbilicals is a crucial and highly specialised offshore activity. Aquatic has a strong global reputation for laying and retrieving flexible and semi-rigid products on the seabed.
The company has proven ability in shallow and deep water, and extensive experience of off- and onshore installation, transpooling, recovery and decommissioning. In addition to support for oil and gas operations, Aquatic also installs subsea power lines for renewable energy developments.
Aquatic has an extensive range of equipment for the installation and spooling of flexible flowlines and umbilicals that enables the company to offer tailored solutions. Its capabilities range from small winches to 12.3-m diameter reels. The AQPR-02G drive system has a reel-plus-product capacity of 500 te. In addition, a complete storage, inspection and management service for spare pipeline, umbilical products and reels is available at Aquatic’s custom-built workshop and yard facility at Peterhead, UK.