Float Over Technology - Topside - Trelleborg Offshore

Float Over Technology

Our comprehensive polymer solutions for the float over installation process are utilized for energy absorption, vibration reduction and movement tolerance.  The critical nature of a float over process demands only the highest performing solutions, and we spare no expense in pinpoint engineering and stringently testing our technology.

More economical than conventional oil platform installation

Can be used in high sea swell and adverse weather conditions

Allows installation of topsides too heavy for floating cranes to lift

Deck Support Unit (DSU)
  • Supports topside placed on an integrated deck frame
  • Allows horizontal movement between deck support frame and deck
  • Mitigates adverse weather and sea conditions during transport
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Leg Mating Unit (LMU)
  • Capable of absorbing immense topside loads
  • More efficient than conventional platform installation methods
  • Reliable even in adverse weather conditions
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Sway and Surge Fenders
  • Protect substructure and transport barge during floatover operation
  • Efficiently and safely absorb impact loads
  • Mitigates forward and sideways movement during the mating phase
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Macaè, Brazil

Address: Rua dos Flutuadores 120, Cabiunas Macaè, RJ, CEP 27970-020 Brasil
Phone:+55 22 2106 4040

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Paris, France

Phone: +33 3 44 23 03 50


Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Phone: +603 2776 6804

Trelleborg Applied Technologies Retford

Skelmersdale, UK

Address:Stanley Way, Skelmersdale, Lancashire, WN8 8EA 
Phone: +44 1695 712 000

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Singapore, Malaysia

Address: 4 Jalan,
Pesawat, Singapore
Phone:+65 6262 2112

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Krokstadelva, Norway

Address: Kalosjegata 15, 3055 Krokstadelva, Norway
Phone: +47 32 23 20 00

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