Applications - Gall Thomson
Introducing the
most advanced
Petal Valve Marine
Breakaway Coupling
in the world

Fitted as standard
20% weight reduction,
CNC Petals, improved
Petal Seals and
Refurbishment Label

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Unit Status Indicators,
Lifting Lugs and Ultrafloat

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decades of operational
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Applications

Marine Breakaway Coupling applications

  • Single point mooring (SPM), Floating Storage and Offloading (FSO) and Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO), Floating Storage Unit (FSU) and other offshore oil terminal production and bunker floating hose strings.
  • FPSO, FSO, FSU and other offshore oil terminal product reeled and in-air and submerged catenary hose strings.
  • Underbuoy and Conventional Buoy Mooring (CBM) and Multi Buoy Mooring (MBM) submarine hose strings.
  • Subsea and riser high pressure live crude flexibles.
  • Well choke and kill emergency disconnect systems.

Gall Thomson MBC configuration examples

Single Point Mooring (SPM)

Installation position of Marine breakaway coupling MBC at SPMBreakaway Couplings (MBC) at a Single Point Mooring (SPM) in a staggered configuration between the 3rd and 4th hoses and 4th and 5th hoses from the tanker manifold.

Conventional Buoy Mooring from Pipeline End Manifold (PLEM)

Installation position of Marine breakaway coupling MBC at CBMBreakaway Coupling (MBC) at a Conventional Buoy Mooring (CBM) between 1st and 2nd hoses from a Pipeline End Manifold (PLEM).

 

 

 

 

 

MBC at FPSO, FSO and FSU

Installation position of Marine breakaway coupling MBC at FPSO FSO FSUBreakaway Coupling  (MBC) at a Floating Production Storage and Offtake Offloading (FPSO), Floating Storage and Offtake Offloading (FSO), Floating Storage Unit (FSU) between 3rd and 4th hoses from tanker manifold.

MBC at SPM on Underbuoy Hoses

Recommended installation position of breakaway coupling MBC at SPM underbuoy hosesMarine Breakaway Coupling  (MBC) at a Single Point Mooring (SPM) Terminal on Underbuoy Hoses between 1st and 2nd hoses from the buoy.