• Bow Loading System

    The Bow Loading System (BLS) provides efficient means for offshore loading required by oil loading tankers (OLTs) and floating, storage and offloading vessels (FSOs). The BLS is compatible with standardized equipment on OLTs and FSOs as well as APL's SALTM.

    The systems incorporates a ball joint at the loading manifold which provides a 'moment free' connection between the loading hose and the vessel. This enhances the durability and service life of both the loading hose, hose-end piece and coupling. The system may also incorporate a sliding chain stopper (SPM auto) which minimizes manual operations during the mooring and unmooring sequences.

    Our BLS system is based on years of operational experience in the harsh North Sea and can be optimized for operations in Brazil and the Arctic.

    The first BLS was delivered in 1992 and since has been supplied to ship owners and yards worldwide.

    Description

    The Bow Loading System (BLS) provides efficient means for offshore loading required by oil loading tankers (OLTs) and floating, storage and offloading vessels (FSOs). The BLS is compatible with standardized equipment on OLTs and FSOs as well as APL's SALTM.

    The systems incorporates a ball joint at the loading manifold which provides a 'moment free' connection between the loading hose and the vessel. This enhances the durability and service life of both the loading hose, hose-end piece and coupling. The system may also incorporate a sliding chain stopper (SPM auto) which minimizes manual operations during the mooring and unmooring sequences.

    Our BLS system is based on years of operational experience in the harsh North Sea and can be optimized for operations in Brazil and the Arctic.

    The first BLS was delivered in 1992 and since has been supplied to ship owners and yards worldwide.

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