MacArtney, Moog collaborate on Helang FPSO swivel

MacArtney will deliver a Moog Focal model 430 low voltage electrical optical swivel later this year to OneSubsea.

Moog Focal model 430 low voltage electrical optical swivel
Moog Focal model 430 low voltage electrical optical swivel

Offshore staff

COPENHAGEN, DenmarkMacArtney will deliver a Moog Focal model 430 low voltage electrical optical swivel later this year to OneSubsea.

This will be installed in a swivel stack for anFPSO operating in block SK10 of the Helang gas field offshore Sarawak.

The swivel provides a rotating connection for low voltage power, electrical signal and optical cables in a single package. Its shaft is configured with hanging turret side cable pigtails.

According to MacArtney, the model 430 is designed to be located at the top of a swivel stack to allow functionality of a multi-channel fiber optic rotary joint.

It is around 2.8 m (9.2 ft) high with a diameter of around 0.7 m (2.3 ft), weighs roughly 1 ton, and is certified as a flameproof enclosure with increased safety junction boxes on the ship’s side.

09/21/2018

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