OCIMF Marine Hose Test Equipment

Constellation Engineering manufactures a full range of test equipment to perform testing of GMPHOM 2009 marine hose in accordance with the SMOG 2015 guidelines (Single Point Mooring Maintenance and Operations Guide (SMOG) 3rd Ed. 2015).

We have 3 standard rigs which perform and record the following tests / functions:

Maintenance Test Rig

Suitable for performing the maintenance recertification tests as detailed in SMOG 2015. These tests include:
  • Section 5.7.2 – Hydrostatic Pressure Test
  • Section 5.7.3 – Vacuum Test
  • Section 5.7.4 – Electrical Test

Supplied with removable filling and vacuum pumps, allowing multiple tasks to be performed onsite.  

DNV 2.7-1 approved lifting skid, trolley or road going trailer options available.

Offshore Integrity Rig

Skid based self-contained diesel powered pump unit. Suitable for testing the entire hose string as detailed in Section 5.6.3 of SMOG 2015 – Hydrostatic Pressure Testing of Hose Strings In-Situ.

Fully certified to DNV 2.7-1 and specifically designed for offshore lifting and operation.

Supplied with suitably sized filling and pressure pumps, the skid also contains an on-board dosing pump allowing precise dosing of fluorescent tracer dye when filling the hose string.

Test results are captured by an on-board telemetry pack consisting of digital data logger and secondary backup paper chart.

Burst Test Rig

Skid based self-contained pump unit suitable for end of life destructive testing of hoses as detailed in Section 5.8.1 of SMOG 2015 – Burst Test.

Suitable for use on single and double carcass hoses.

Supplied with adequately sized pump to test even the largest diameter of hose.

Test results are captured by an on-board telemetry pack consisting of digital data logger and secondary backup paper chart.

DNV 2.7-1 approved lifting skid, trolley or road going trailer options available.