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Viking SeaTech has grown out of the well-known and hugely respected mooring specialist company, Viking Moorings. Our new business has evolved in response to changing market needs. We’re innovative and think differently about what we can do to meet these challenges.
Our business is repositioned with a new leadership team, new products, new services and a new global reach. With one of the industry’s most experienced and innovative leadership teams, Viking SeaTech has never been better placed to support your business. With new backing, supporting ambitious international growth plans, Viking SeaTech provides consistent service, expertise and innovations to meet the demands of the world’s offshore energy assets.
We’ve substantially developed our services. From conception to completion, from marine engineering to equipment supply and rental, from positioning, mooring and inspection, to maintenance and manpower projects, we know that our offshore seatech services consistently improve customer uptime.
Offshore mooring equipment
Viking SeaTech has developed a long-term trusted adviser role with many of the world’s leading drilling contractors, as well as oil and gas exploration and production companies. We tailor our services to meet the needs of our customers and provide a total mooring solution for specific rig locations and rig moves. We maintain and deploy only the most experienced people and the highest specification equipment as standard.
Viking SeaTech rents and sells a wide range of mooring equipment, including anchors, chain, kenters and connectors, wire, fibre rope, chaser and grapnels, shackles, buoys, swivels, and the MultiDog, a versatile ROV-operated deployment and recovery tool for subsea operations.
Viking SeaTech offers a complete range of mooring services. Our focus is the provision of total mooring solutions (TMS) from mooring design and engineering, hire of the necessary equipment, full support equipment mobilisation, deployment and recovery. We provide:
- Initial mooring design and specification
- Risk assessment and safety approvals
- The rental of mooring equipment
- Installation support
- Logistics services
- The sale of mooring equipment
- Repair services for mooring equipment
- Complete prelay mooring systems
- Wire rope sale
- Supply of offshore marine equipment
Chain inspection services
Our mooring services are supported by a comprehensive range of equipment handling inspection and repair services. We operate chain inspection and repair units worldwide, where inspection and repair work can take place on a continuous shift basis without interruption from bad weather.
Viking SeaTech is approved by most certifying authorities to carry out chain inspection and has been granted approved service supplier status from DNV in relation to working practices and audited inspection procedures.
Marine engineering – mooring system design
We have mastered the art of mooring system design. We deliver efficient, safe moorings in the harshest, deepest seas by using the latest research and development, ingenious design methodologies and smart installation techniques.
Our engineering consultancy services cover key service areas: mooring system engineering, mooring system deliverables, mooring system installation, anchor holding analysis and riser analysis.
Our services include:
- Provision of survey and positioning equipment and technology
- In-field rig positioning services
- Remote anchor handling vessels (AHV) positioning services
- Provision of highly skilled hydrographic offshore survey personnel
- Construction support services
- Other survey and positioning services
- Project management services
- Professional HSSEQ documentation (pre- and post-project)
- A global standardised offshore operational approach
- A standard state-of-the-art equipment solution in our RigPak™ and TugPak™ systems
International mooring services
We have more than 25 years experience of operating in the North Sea, one of the world’s harshest offshore environments. Our head office is based in Aberdeen, UK, with offices and operations in Norway, Egypt, Indonesia, the US, Singapore, Australia, Ghana, South Africa, Libya and Malta.
In all that we do, we are safe, united and ethical. With you as our focus, we are accountable and relentlessly performance driven. Test us. You will notice the difference our people generate in your business.
A strong focus on HSEQ performance has always been important to Viking Moorings. In support of this, Viking Moorings has recently achieved a global certification in accordance with ISO 9001:2008. Whilst Norway and UK businesses had already obtained ISO 9001:2008 certification, as part of
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