Gall Thomson MBC Activations 2015 - Gall Thomson

Gall Thomson MBC Activations 2015

Gall Thomson Marine Breakaway Coupling Activations 2015

Summary Report

Operational definition: Gall Thomson Marine Breakaway Couplings commissioned within hose strings for offshore product transfer operations.

Activation performance: Marine Breakaway Couplings in all recorded and known activations operated in response to variables exactly for which each was designed; delivering a performance index of 100%.

Total known activations: 14.

The consequences of Gall Thomson MBC performance for 2015: Due to the commissioning of Gall Thomson Marine Breakaway Couplings, nine countries were known to have been directly protected from what would have been marine oil spills in 2015.

Collateral damage received as a result of MBC activation; such as damage or loss of assets, injury to personnel or contamination of the environment: None reported.

Damage received as a result of this operational incident; such as damage or loss of assets, injury to personnel or contamination of the environment: None reported.

Details of additional operational and event MBC performance data collated during 2015: Confidential.

Comment: The total number of reported Gall Thomson Marine Breakaway Coupling activations is now 283 and confirms the evolutionally technology of Gall Thomson remains the latest generation in Marine Breakaway Couplings.

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Photos from a typical incident in 2015. Post activation shows Gall Thomson Petal Valve.