Viking Moorings – Offshore Mooring Equipment and Services
Viking Moorings is an international provider of mooring equipment and services for semi-submersible drilling rigs, floating accommodation units and other key assets that have a critical role in the offshore oil and gas industry.
Offshore mooring equipment
Viking Moorings has developed a long-term trusted adviser role with many of the world’s leading drilling contractors, as well as oil and gas exploration and production companies. We tailor our services to meet the needs of our customers and provide a total mooring solution for specific rig locations and rig moves. We maintain and deploy only the most experienced people and the highest specification equipment as standard.
Viking Moorings rents and sells a wide range of mooring equipment, including anchors, chain, kenters and connectors, wire, fibre rope, chaser and grapnels, shackles, buoys, swivels, spin buoys, and the MultiDog, a versatile ROV-operated deployment and recovery tool for subsea operations.
Viking Moorings is a market-leading supplier of crane wire and an expert in supplying wires used specifically for installation of subsea systems. We supply wire in all lengths and deliver dimensions between 30mm and 128mm. Viking Moorings is always working to improve both length and dimensions for deeper waters and heavier equipment in offshore operations.
Viking Moorings offers a complete range of mooring services. Our focus is the provision of total mooring solutions (TMS) from mooring design and engineering, hire of the necessary equipment, full support equipment mobilisation, deployment and recovery. We provide:
- Initial mooring design and specification
- Risk assessment and safety approvals
- The rental of mooring equipment
- Installation support
- Logistics services
- The sale of mooring equipment
- Repair services for mooring equipment
- Complete prelay mooring systems
- Wire rope sale
- Supply of offshore marine equipment
Chain inspection services
Our mooring services are supported by a comprehensive range of equipment handling inspection and repair services. We operate chain inspection and repair units worldwide, where inspection and repair work can take place on a continuous shift basis without interruption from bad weather.
Viking Moorings is approved by most certifying authorities to carry out chain inspection and has been granted approved service supplier status from DNV in relation to working practices and audited inspection procedures. Viking Moorings is the first company in the UK (and only the fourth company in the world) to attain this status.
International mooring services
We have more than 25 years experience of operating in the North Sea, one of the world’s harshest offshore environments. Our head office is based in Stavanger, Norway, with offices and operations in Scotland, Singapore, Australia, Ghana, South Africa, Libya and Malta.