Marine Hose Management Solution

Fairtex provides hose management solution services for the oil and gas, refinery, petrochemical, LNG, and other industrial purposes. Our technical partnership with Trelleborg Oil & Marine through our representative in Nigeria positions Fairtex as a leading supplier of marine hose and hose management solution provider.

Fairtex provide marine hose maintenance, repair and hose re-certification services in accordance with SMOG 2015, OCIMF 1995 and client procedures, covering the following hose manufacturers, Trelleborg, Yokohama, Dunlop, Flexomarine, EMSTEC GmbH & Parker Hoses.

We performed the following hose management solutions which includes:

  • Change Out Operations

  • Regular Preventive Maintenance of Offloading Lines

  • Curative Maintenance

  • Hose Storage and Preservation Solution which includes offsite record keeping and electronic database services

  • Marine Hose Training Services

Marine Hose Management Solution

Change-out Operations

Fairtex perform marine hose change-out operations in accordance with client maintenance plan. These services include:

  • Onshore assembly operations on the "new" offloading line

  • Assistance for towing the "new" line from the onshore Site to the offshore site

  • Disconnection / connection of the old / new line on Site

  • Towing back the "old" line to the onshore site

  • Dismantling operations on the old line

  • Cleaning and waste management

  • Repair works

  • Preparation for long term storage of the line

  • Inspection & Re-certification

Change-out Operations

Change-out Operations

Preventive Maintenance

Hose life depends on the quality of the maintenance. Repairing any damage as soon as it appears and planning for superficial damage to be repaired onshore may prevent it from becoming worse or even irreversible and catastrophic.

We provide preventive maintenance in order to keep the hoses string fully operational for a new oil offloading line in accordance with the OCIMF and manufacturers recommendations.

We provide inspections and tests for hoses as follow:

  • Visual inspection

  • Hydrostatic test

  • Vacuum test

  • Electrical / continuity test

  • Weight test

  • Dimensional measurement

  • Burst test

  • Bending test

  • Hose Repair

  • Re-certification

Preventive Maintenance

Preventive Maintenance

Curative Maintenance

Fairtex provides curative maintenance for floating and submarine hoses used offshore which are exposed to several risks such as:

  • External tears caused by propellers

  • Tears resulting from passing under the hull of tankers at berth

  • Chafing under the hulls of tankers or tugboats

  • Accidental contacts with sharp metallic structures

  • Attack by marlins

We perform repair tasks on the external hose body if it is superficially damaged or when steel carcasses are not damaged.

Curative Maintenance

Curative Maintenance

Hose Storage & Preservation Solution

Fairtex provides storage and preservation solution for marine hoses in accordance with OCIMF standards to our client. Our storage and preservation solutions covers Trelleborg, Yokohama, Dunlop, Flexomarine, EMSTEC GmbH & Parker Hoses. Hose life in storage may be affected by temperature, humidity, ozone, sunlight, oils, solvents, corrosive liquids and vapors, insects and rodents.

Hoses are stored in our yards in accordance with OCIMF recommendations. Fairtex provides hose management solution for storage, preservation and handling in accordance with OCIMF guidelines. Fairtex follows the below guidelines to ensure safer hose storage services:

  • Hoses are stored on special steel racks

  • Steel racks are covered to protect them from sunlight (U/V)

  • Cradles of steel racks are particularly well maintained in order to ensure protection of the hoses

Hose Storage & Preservation Solution

We are providing good & on time services to our valuable clients.