540Barg Connector repurposed for emergency application

Despite Covid-19 and volatile oil prices, operators are continuing to organise and react. With a planned shutdown in the Norwegian section, Connector Subsea Solutions was asked to revalidate and test an existing MORGRIP product for a different application as part of a shutdown contingency. The 71mm diameter Duplex MORGRIP coupling was originally supplied in 2005. … Continued

Mobilisation of MORGRIP 12″ Connectors and Installation System for Worlds Deepest Remote Pipeline Repair

Recently the Vectis Osprey Vessel left the RadøyGruppen port en-route for Luanda, Angola. Onboard was the MORGRIP 12” remote repair connectors, installation system and associated rental tooling for what will be the World’s deepest pipeline repair operation. Special thanks to our teams in Norway (project management, assembly & testing), UK (MORGRIP connectors), Bosnia (pipe preparation … Continued

Successful installation of a 6″ MORGRIP-Collet Offshore India

We are pleased to confirm the successful installation of a 6” MORGRIP-Collet Connector offshore India. Our customer was delighted we were able to deploy, install, activate and test the repair within only 4.5 hour. Special thanks to Steve Bates who was mobilised prior to the Covid19 UK Lockdown. Remaining isolated offshore with the wider crew, … Continued

Exceptional lengths to deliver during Covid19 Pandemic

During these exceptional Covid19 times, companies have to go to exceptional lengths to ensure customer satisfaction. Today we completed another successful factory acceptance test for a complete set of MORGRIP connectors being supplied to India through our Croatia and Norway facilities. Using video conferencing we were able to guide and ensure the correct activation of … Continued

Successful installation of a 24″ MORGRIP Connector

We are pleased to report the successful mobilisation and installation of a 24″ MORGRIP Subsea Flange Adaptor offshore Denmark. Originally supplied in 2019 along with a 16″ MORGRIP, the successful installation marks the final stages of a critical subsea gas tie-in operation in the Dutch sector. Special thanks to Mark Fisher, Jamie Sutherland, Mark Austin, … Continued

Connector Subsea Solution UK move to a new home

We are excited to announce Connector Subsea Solutions UK operations are moving from Enerpac / Hydratight Axcess 10 location to CSS Kendricks Road, Darlaston. Over the next few weeks we will bring the facility up to the high standard we expect and our customers demand, then will relocate operations with the following benefits: – Bespoke … Continued

DNV-GL Type Approval secured for all MORGRIP Connectors

We are pleased to announce the re-issue of ourDNV-GL Type Approval, certifying MORGRIP Connectors as permanent repair methods in accordance with OS-F101/RP-F113 and incorporating carbon steel, stainless, duplex, clad & lined (CLiP) pipelines for onshore, topside, subsea and deepwater remote applications. This is the most detailed and comprehensive level of certification available and we are … Continued

New Product Launch: Subsea Connector for Clad & Lined Pipe Repair

Following 9 years of development and testing funded through a JIP, we are pleased to announce the launch of the only DNV Type Approved Connector capable of permanently repairing a clad or lined pipe. To prevent aggressive pipeline media from corroding the parent pipe or the connector, we have certified a reliable, predictable and controllable … Continued

Fully Remote Connector System FAT

Today we successfully completed Factory Acceptance Testing of a remote connector installation frame fitted with a 12″ remote MORGRIP Connector. There have been 12 remote connector repairs completed since 1996, deploying a total of 17 connectors, all but 1 being MORGRIP. This latest testing not only approves a further 2 units ready for deployment during … Continued

Successful FAT at 520Bar

Today we successfully pressure tested a 3″ MORGRIP Super Duplex Coupling to 520Bar. The material selection for such products are typically driven my the pipeline, as similar materials are required to prevent the occurrence of galvanic corrosion. CSS hold DNV Type Approval for all MORGRIP connectors up to Class 2500 rating, in duplex, stainless steel … Continued