Floating Production

Since the 1990s, Bardex has been providing Integrated Solutions based on our patented Chain Jack and Gripper Jack technology for lifting and moving heavy loads on Offshore Production Facilities.  Bardex systems include an exhaustive list of high profile reference projects for applications which have been approved by classification societies such as ABS, BV, DNV, & Lloyds.  Our experience includes systems for the following Hull types:

  • SPARs (DDCVs)
  • TLPs
  • Semi-submersibles
  • FPSOs

Typical applications include:

  • Mooring Systems: (Deck & Hull Equipment) Engineered to save space, weight & costs.
    • Fixed or Moveable Chain Jacks – Moveable systems based on trolley, gantry crane or skidding systems.
    • Chain handling & Chain Managements systems
    • Tension or Compressions Chain Jacks available
    • Redundant HPUs
    • Central & Local Control systems
    • Conventional &BarLatch ™ Underwater Fairleads
    • Deck or Underwater Fairlead chain stoppers
  • SCR & Pipeline Pull-in Systems:
    • Chain Jack based systems
    • Inside or outside vessel Riser Systems
    • Fixed or skid based moveable systems.
    • Pull-in capacity to handle flooded SCR or Pipeline risers up to 1,100Te
    • Custom Built for your specific application requirements.
    • Double Trunnion or gimbal arrangements ensuring linear pull-in tension
    • Installed the 1st in the world in 1992 for Shell Auger GoM
  • Tendon tensioning Systems:
    • Our Tendon tensioning systems have been used on a variety of clients TLPs offering an easy & safe method of tendon tensioning.
  • Lifecycle Support Services: Bardex offers several levels of Support Services to ensure we meet our client’s needs for optimum operation availability throughout the life of their Production Floater assets.