SBM develops novel HV AC swivel for floaters

SBM Offshore says it has developed the world’s first high voltage electrical AC swivel for turret moored FPSOs and floating power generation units. The HV AC Swivel, which received an OTC Spotlight Award, allows offshore producers to transfer high voltage electric power from shore to FPSOs (thereby reducing CO2 emissions) or from FPSOs to subsea equipment (leading to CAPEX and OPEX savings).

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