Second-generation Reel Drive System
Modular reel drive for the installation or recovery of flexibles, cables, umbilicals, wire rope or steel pipe products.
Reel drive tower (each)
5.55m* x 3.2m x 8.m (LxBxH) assembled
Weight 55Te (*tower base)
12.0m track section (each)
12.0m x 2.25m x 0.53m (LxBxH) weight – 8.5Te
7.0m track section (each)
7.3m x 2.25m x 0.53m (LxBxH) weight – 5.1Te
5.0m track section (each)
4.96m x 2.25m x 0.53m (LxBxH) weight – 3.5Te
Electro-hydraulic powerpack (HPU)
3.5m x 2.4m x 2.5m (LxBxH)
Weight – 6.5Te
3.0m x 2.4m x 2.5m (LxBxH)
Weight – 4.0Te
3.0m x 2.3m x 2.4m (LxBxH)
Weight – 6.0Te
Maximum reel diameter
Minimum reel diameter
Unlimited (with packers below reel)
Max hub rotation speed
1.0 rev/min at 75Te/m (high speed/low torque)
Max hub rotation speed
0.5 rev/min at 150Te/m (low speed/high torque)
Maximum line pull on 11.4m reel
26Te at outer flange
Up to 100%
Design appraised in accordance with LR Code for Lifting Appliances in a Marine Environment 2013, Chapter 4, Section 4.
All items supplied with dedicated rigging rated for onshore lifts.
Hose & Cable Package
20m set from HPU to reel drive tower 1
20m control cable from control van to HPU
Wireless walk about box supplied as option for control
3 Phase, 440V, 60Hz, 250amp supply
The system is suitable for reel diameters 12m and below.
Industry design approval by Lloyds Register.
Hubs driven by hydraulic motor/ brake/gearbox drive assemblies with failsafe closed brakes.
Self-supporting towers (no internal rigging required)
Track system can be supplied so the towers can move between reels.
The track system can be supplied with an integrated 3rd rail for securing cradles.
The unit has failsafe closed walking clamps.
Automated clamping system to reduce downtime when moving between reels.
The raising and lowering of reels is automated to reduce working at height requirements.
Wireless operation with a Walk About Box (WAB)
Wireless remote dial-up for maintenance support.
Emergency Shut Down (ESD) system for local and remote use.
Ability to interface with other pipelay equipment such as tensioners.
Road-transportable or can be shipped by container vessel in components.
The unit is supplied with dedicated electro-hydraulic powerpack.
Supplied with quick connect/ disconnect hoses.