Other subsea system and equipment that are available includes the following:
- Ulift – Subsea lifting equipment and aids.
The Shackle & Master Link Positioner was developed by Udeco. It position a shackle and master link for easy ROV hooking and unhooking, and is available for hire. Assemblies for various shackle / master link sizes are available.
The assembly is attached to the shackle and link prior to them are being attached to the pad eye. Can also be delivered with shackle and link included.
The transparent material used in the assembly ensure that integrity of the master link and the shackle can be visually verified at any time / for every lift. All markings on the shackle and the master link are also visible.
When relevant used on Udeco subsea rental equipment.
A bolt-on shackle positioner for pad eyes on subsea equipment is available for hire. The positioner ease hooking and unhooking of ROV hooks to the shackle. It is made of stainless steel and lined with rubber in the pad eye contact areas to ensure tight and non-moving fit. Available for several pad eye sizes.
Prevent modification / welding on existing pad eyes in the cases where the shackle needs positioning for ROV hook connection / disconnection.
A number of ROV hooks are available for hire. These are:
- Crosby Long Shank ROV Hook (5.4t, 11.5t, 16t, 22t)
- Triton ROV Hook (12t)
- Fram ROV Hook (20t)
Other lifting equipment including of shackle, links, slings, etc. can also be delivered with the hooks.
A certified 150t single wire snatch block (De Haan) inclusive of 150t shackle (green pin), suitable wire diameters 60-70mm, is available for hire or purchase.
A certified 20t single wire snatch block (McKissik / Crosby) with shackle, suitable wire diameters 25-29mm, is available for hire or purchase.
Lift certified 27t, 17t and 13t galvanized turnbuckles (Anja) are available for hire or purchase.
A 310mm diameter load test flange is available for hire. Load test capacity is 70t. The pad eye fit a 35t test shackle (included in the hire). It is delivered with an installed adapter plate, flange or crossover that suit the bolt hole pattern on the item or flange that shall be load tested. The diameter of the tested item can be less than 310mm, as a crossover will be used in such a case. If requested Udeco can perform the load test, including provision of third party certification service.
A load test hub / mandrel with an 18 ¾” – 10k / 15k, H4 profile for load testing connectors, lifting tools and similar is available for hire. Load test capacity is 170t. The pad eye fit an 85t test shackle (included in the hire). The test hub includes 4 off threaded M10 holes on top, and 4 off on the underside. These are used for handling and lifting of the test hub using M10 lifting eyes (4 off included in the hire). If requested Udeco can perform the load test, including provision of third party certification service.
ROV installable and removable API torque bucket protectors are available for purchase. Its primary function is to prevent debris and similar from accumulating in the bucket. It can also be delivered with a feature that prevents the square drive in the bucket from turning and thereby unintentionally causing valves or other features to open (or close). In addition to the o-ring included on the circumference of the protector, the protector has a locking arrangement that secure / lock it in the torque bucket and at the same time prevent it from rotating.