While many companies feel the need to keep hose maintenance in-house, others are choosing to focus on their core business by bringing in specialist partners to whom they entrust hose management and maintenance instead. Here’s what to consider when deciding whether or not outsourcing hose maintenance is for you.
The high-level overview of a total hose changeout project, including OCIMF hose testing of subsea and floating hoses. Find out how long the hose changeout project normally takes, what the risks are and how to mitigate them. Reduce risks, save time and money with a streamlined hose change out.
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!
Are you putting together your SPM hose management plan or revisiting your O&M strategy? Here we discuss examples of marine hose applications, lessons learned and best practices that help you to fulfill your fiduciary duties.