January 2015 - Fluiconnecto Benelux delivers tested, certified and tagged hose assemblies to Pioneering Spirit the world's largest and powerful vessel.
After arriving in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, the hose assemblies will be used for completion of the vessel. Hans Kromeich, General Manager Benelux & CEE says:
"We are proud to be involved with a vessel of this unprecedented size. The hose assemblies for Pioneering Spirit were certified by Lloyd’s Register in our central workshop, providing the best possible quality available."
The certified central workshop of Fluiconnecto Benelux is situated in Krimpen aan den IJssel, nearby the port of Rotterdam.
Allseas a longtime customer of Fluiconnecto in the Netherlands is renting a deepwater site in the port of Rotterdam where Pioneering Spirit will be moored. The vessel arrived in Rotterdam at the beginning of 2015 and according to Allseas, offshore operations will commence in the summer of 2015.
Pioneering Spirit and Allseas
The Pioneering Spirit, a 382m long, 124m wide platform installation/decommissioning and pipelay vessel is built for Allseas, a global leader in offshore pipeline installation and subsea construction. The company operates a versatile fleet of specialised pipelay and support vessels.
Fluiconnecto by Manuli, is a leading international service organization, focused on high pressure hydraulic fluid connectors, providing products and application knowledge, as well as maintenance and hose management services, to all market segments through a global network tailored to local conditions. Fluiconnecto’s services are made available at the customer’s doorstep in 26 countries, through an ever-growing network of Hydroshops, on-site Workshops and Service on-site Vans.