Hose manufacturers typically recommend SPM hose change out after 5 years but it may also be needed at other times due to hose failure or excessive wear. Replaced hoses should undergo OCIMF testing to determine wear patterns and root causes of failure, which will assist in ensuring that the shortened lifespan is not repeated in the new hoses. Knowing what to expect from your hose change out and the OCIMF testing process will ensure that you get it right.
As a manufacturer you can ensure the quality of your product, but not the operational success. That’s where a holistic hose management partner helps you to disrupt the status quo!
Having an Emergency pipeline repair plan in place not only saves our oceans (and your reputation), but it also protects against unplanned expenses. Here we break down the best strategy for dealing with pipeline emergencies in shallow water and intertidal areas.
O&M is not something to be considered as an afterthought, but instead, a continuing expense to be considered from the very beginning when planning infrastructure development and Capital Expenditure, with holistic application throughout the project lifecycle.