Pipe Abandonment Tool

A tool designed to seal off a pipeline in case of abandonment during pipe laying


• More efficient abandonment process compared to existing techniques

• Extends pipelay operation time

• Certified and designed according Lloyds Lifting Appliances

• Available for purchase



• Double seal element seals off pipeline

• Long friction pads prevent overstressing of pipe wall

• Integrated hydraulics

• Integrated check valve for subsea dewatering


Fail safe principle

The PAT is equipped with IHC’s innovative fail safe principle:

• Mechanical load applied on the tool in longitudinal direction results in a transversal force on the pipe which creates the ‘locking / fail safe’ connection.



• Time saving in abandonment situations

• ROV operated

• Dual seal sets in order to prevent water entrance

• PAT acts as pull eye for A&R winch