Scope of supply consisted of a full replacement of the existing ESD control
system. GMC Elektro was our customer and they were responsible for
system installation on the rig.
Tratec Norcon was responsible for design, engineering, programming and commissioning.
The ESD system was installed on the rig
Transocean Searcher. The
rig is approved for
drilling operations in the
Software development was according to
DNV regulations, and cause and effect matrix approved by Transocean. The
equipment include important redundancy requirements which is reflected in the
design of the PLC solution,
SCADA solution and the chosen network topology. Siemens PLC
S7-400/ET200M redundant solution was applied and WinCC OA
The ESD system monitors all fire and gas
sensors in addition to
controlling all dampers, fans and consumers on the rig. The system is designed for fully automatic closure according to the cause and effect matrix.
System design ensures
service and test possibilties
Looking for high quality, flexible, and cost efficient upgrade of a control system for an offshore rig or vessel?
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