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Scheduled Work on SPM-1 Completed

Scheduled work on the Single Point Mooring (SPM-1) in the water area of CPC Marine Terminal near Novorossiysk was completed on 14 August 2023. Oil lifting system equipment was put into service and is operated in the standard mode.

SPM-1 equipment maintenance started on 20 July 2023. In the course of the work, two expansion joints and a marine hose were replaced and five houses were repaired. On 10 August, after the expansion joints replacement SPM-1 piping was hydro tested, on 11 August the entire system of the Single Point Mooring was tested successfully.

The Arctic multi-purpose vessel was used during the work. It took two dives to close and open the subsea end manifold of SPM-1. SPM-1 system was flushed using the AEGEAN MYTH tanker.

As a reminder: This year, similar work was completed on SPM-2 on 2 May and on SPM-3 on 26 June.
Source: Caspian Pipeline Consortium

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