S-Lay systems

As market leader, Royal IHC has delivered over 100 SAS pipe tensioning and pipe handling S-Lay systems globally

We design and deliver complete SAS® S-Lay pipelaying systems for shallow to ultra-deep water depths. Our pipe laying systems include a sophisticated control interface that enables safe and efficient operation.

  • High quality systems with high uptime guaranteed
  • Robust and maintenance-friendly design
  • Fully automatic tension transfer between tensioner and winch
  • Sophisticated control system developed in-house
  • Both horizontal and vertical designs available

Complete system for efficient pipelaying operations

At Royal IHC, we design and deliver complete pipe laying systems comprising of tensioners, A&R winches, pipe handling equipment and pipe handling davits. Our models range from 20t minimal pipe tension up to 2,000t.

All design work is completed in close cooperation with the customer, resulting in a safe and highly efficient system built to achieve an optimum number of pipe joints per day.

Installation of the system will be supervised by IHC personnel to ensure quality, safety and flawless execution in a short time frame.

Integrated S-Lay solutions

We deliver full pipe handling systems to enable complete operations starting with loading pipe from onboard storage or supply vessels onto a longitudinal conveyor system up until pipe leaves the barge or vessel over the stinger, including stinger roller boxes.

In addition, we can supply mooring winches for pipe lay operations. These are integrated into the vessel and pipelaying control systems. Optimum energy efficiency is achieved through the reuse of power generated during pipelaying operations.

IHC provides lifetime support and a 24/7 global service network for all systems and components.

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