Case Studies

Case Study 1: Deep Water Frontier (DWF) - Boottop Hydroblasting and Painting at Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh

Need: Since our client is engaged in the business of offshore drilling, their drillships venture into deep sea and hostile environment. Due to this, their vessel's hull suffers various types of damages due to corrosion and barnacle deposition. The maintenance of the hull of these drillships is the most important requirement of our clients.

Solution: Since OCS Services is a highly experienced and reliable TCM service provider in India, the client awarded us the entire contract. The job was inspected by DWF Captain and Jotun paint technician and the task was commenced through a series of secondary tasks.

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Case Study 2: Deepwater Frontier - Paint Maintenance of Drilling module

Need: Drillships always undergo a large amount of wear and tear during operations. Such wear and tear results in damages that can make the ship vulnerable to breakdowns and cause serious fatalities. Hence, these drillships require regular assessments and maintenance.

Solution: OCS Services being a significant player in the marine and offshore services arena, was awarded a contract for the corrosion management, paint maintenance and drilling module.

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Case Study 3: J.T Angel - Paint Maintenance of Preload Tanks

Need: Preload tanks often suffer from corrosion and several other factors, which damage its surface, resulting into accidents. Maintenance of these preload tanks is thus essential in order to increase its overall life. Thus, our client who is dependent on these preload tanks for their offshore drilling activities identified the need for its maintenance. The tanks form an important part of the rig's structure and are regulated by the respective classification societies. If they are not maintained to their best possible corrosion level, then the rig will have to go in for steel renewal, which will be additional cost for the company.

Solution: OCS Services being a significant player in the Marine and Offshore services arena, was awarded the contract for the paint maintenance of preload tank No. 2P.

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Case Study 4: Trident XII Mumbai High - Corrosion Inspection in Preload/ Ballast Tanks

Need: Preload tanks often suffer from corrosion and several other factors, which damage its surface resulting into accidents. Corrosion of the surface lowers the life of preload tanks. Hence, these should be inspected for corrosions regularly. Our clients identified the need for corrosion inspection in preload/ ballast tanks. The tanks form an important part of the rig's structure and are regulated by the respective classification societies. If they are not maintained to their best possible corrosion level, then the rig will have to go in for steel renewal, which will be additional cost for the company.

Solution:

  • OCS Services being a significant player in the marine and offshore services arena, was chosen by the client, and was contracted to perform a corrosion inspection in preload/ ballast tanks in order to chalk out a scope for total corrosion maintenance in – situ.
  • The inspection was carried out by OCS on 16th and 17th September 2009.
  • The final inspection report was submitted to rig management for further recommendations.

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