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Suction pile anchors

SPT Offshore designs and fabricates Suction Embedded Anchors for various floating structures and facilites, such as FPSO’s, FPU’s, SPARSs, SBMs, offloading buoys etc. SPT Offshore installs SEAs and complete mooring lines with a tailored Offshore Construction Vessel and/or Anchor Handling Tug. Alternatively, SPT Offshore also performs suction anchor and SEA installation services from Company’s vessel(s).

Benefits of suction piles and suction embedded anchors for moorings

  • Holding capacity independent of load angle.
  • No external load tests required.
  • Extremely high weight to holding capacity ratio.
  • Our high capacity suction pumps, reduce the critical installation time up to a factor of 5 in 30 minutes. 
  • The SAPS-003s pump has an integrated lifting and upending frame.
  • No venting required.
  • Engineering and installation by one party, hence SPT Offshore takes over installation and in-situ responsibility.

Product Characteristics

  • Suction pile installation to maximum of 3,000 m water depth.
  • No limit on suction pile capacity.
  • Suction pump lift capacity for suction piles up to 200 mT weight.