Hydrasun, Bluewater Ink Umbilical Frame Agreement

Hydrasun has entered into a frame agreement with Bluewater Energy Services for the provision of umbilicals and associated products & services for its global FPSO operations.

The 3 year frame agreement covers the supply of the Umbilical connection (incorporating SUTU & Topside Jumper Hang off & Pull-In head) between the moored FPSO CALM Buoy and the subsea pipeline end manifold (PLEM) controlling the efficient & effective operation of these two critical items of equipment. The agreement also includes access to Hydrasun's wider range of Flexible Hose and Instrumentation service solutions for ongoing FPSO operations if required.

This successful award reinforces Hydrasun's recent commitment in investing further in their overall Umbilical and Subsea Connector's capabilities and resources. Buoyed by increased turnover within the division to over £5m during the last financial year, Hydrasun has invested over £200k in a new 36-carrier horizontal kevlar braiding machine facilitating the addition of tensile strength members to umbilicals and jumpers, further strengthening our position within the subsea workover and intervention marketplace, while production capacity has been increased significantly through the provision of a second extrusion line.

Looking to the future, Hydrasun anticipate significant opportunities for continued growth in both North Sea and international markets and look forward to supporting both existing and potential customers by further enhancing our range of Umbilical and Subsea Connector solutions.