OTC 2015: SBM develops new chain connector design

Offshore staff

HOUSTON – SBM Offshore has won an OTC Spotlight Award for the ARCA chain connector.

The company created a new chain connector design to attach mooring lines to floating units. Placing the chain articulation in the mooring line allows them to be recovered for inspection and maintenance. The ARCA also enables for diverless connection /disconnection and reduces costs for turret mooring systems.

SBM Offshore is exhibiting at booth 4131.

SBM Offshore ARCA chain connector

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