Third-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)
8m x 2.12m x 8.27m (LxBxH) assembled
Weight – 65Te / 52.3Te (without tracks)
9m track section (each)
9m x 2.44m x 0.49m
Weight – 12.7Te (each)
Various intermediate pup pieces available for larger diameter reels
Integrated cradles suitable for
12m, 10.6m reels, 9.2m reels, 8.6m reels
Electro-hydraulic power pack (HPU)
75kW, integrated wireless walkabout box supplied as standard for control
Maximum reel diameter
Minimum reel diameter
Max hub rotation speed
1.0 rev/min at 37.5Te/m (high speed/low torque)
0.5 rev/min at 75Te/m (low speed/high torque)
Maximum line pull on 10.6m reel
14.1Te at outer flange
Design appraised in accordance with DNV standards
The system is suitable for reel diameters 12m and below.
Industry design approval by DNVGL.
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 unit has failsafe closed walking clamps.
Integrated Track and Cradle System reduces reel sea- fastening requirements.
Wireless remote dial-up for maintenance support.
EmergencyShutDown(ESD) system for local and remote use.
Additional packers for cradles can be supplied for reel diameters: 12.0m, 10.6m, 9.6m, 9.2m and 8.6m.
The unit has reel lashing points built into each track to offset fixing to the vessel deck.
The raising and lowering of reels is automated to reduce working at height requirements.
Wireless operation with a Walk About Box (WAB)
The unit is supplied with built-in electro-hydraulic powerpack.
Ability to interface with other Maritime Developments’ equipment, such as tensioners.
Road-transportable or can be shipped by standard methods.
Supplied with quick connect/ disconnect hoses.