MULTI-PASS TECHNOLOGY for Oil and Gas Pipeline burial

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Developed to work with the VMP range for backfill operations

The backfill plough (BP) is designed for compatibility with the VMP trenching plough to cover rigid pipes or flexible umbilicals in the oil and gas industry. SMD has supplied pipeline ploughs for over 35 years to various customers and projects. The BP incorporates design features to allow it to operate on very soft soils without significant sinkage including large support skids and minimum weight.

PRODUCT FEATURES

continuous tow load

Depth rating

maximum trench depth capability

control system

Designed for Maximum Performance

As with any of our assets, SMD can provide a turnkey burial solution including in-house designed high sea state LARS, tow winch and umbilical system. Our backfill ploughs are manufactured to order, we work in partnership with our customers to accommodate their ploughing needs.

Applications
  • Oil and Gas
  • Telecoms
  • Renewables
  • Cable maintenance

KEY FACTS

DIMENSIONS

Length: 24m
Width: 24m
Height: 8m

WEIGHT IN AIR (SKIDS)

110/150te

SOFT GROUND CAPABILITY

5kPa at full trench

LARS

Available up to Sea State 5


Here to help

Graeme Walker

Trenching Sales

graeme.walker@smd.co.uk

+44 (0) 191 234 8690

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