Systems for flexible oil and gas pipelines, cables and umbilicals

We have a proven track record of flex lay systems for flexible oil and gas pipelines, cables and umbilicals on the sea bed.

Flexible pipe lines are spooled on to carousels or deck reels in port, before vessel transits to field and lays the pipe, either via a vertical tower (VLS), or a horizontal tensioner and chute arrangement (HLS). The systems have the ability to deploy end terminations, and accessories such as buoyancy. Capacities range from 50t, up to 600t.


  • vertical axis carousels and associated spooling equipment, typically located under deck
  • aligner chutes for guiding the pipe into the tensioners
  • tracked tensioners for holding the pipe and lowering to the sea bed
  • worktable, for adding accessories to the pipe line, typically with integrated collar clamp
  • PLET handling system, for manoeuvring end terminations into position for connection with the pipe line
  • abandonment and recovery (A&R) System, for lowering completed pipe line to the sea bed.
J-lay tower 1
J-lay tower 2
Flex lay system on land

Close collaboration to suit your requirements

  • we work in close collaboration with you to establish your main drivers for your mission, and development of a system to suit
  • our in-house analytical tools enable us to design your system in accordance with latest standards
  • a functional safety process ensures the integrity of control systems
  • we provide a complete range of system sizes and configurations to suit your application
  • we provide support from start to after sales. Our services include 24/7 support, feasibility studies, life cycle engineering and remote condition monitoring.

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    Sales manager cablelay and pipelay

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Your flex lay solution

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