EAB Flowline Lifting Tool is used for launching and pick-up of flowlines, risers and umbilicals. The FLT has almost become an industry standard.
The FLT can be attached to one or both ends of a pipe line or flexible line to be installed under tension. The FLT is rigged with a 2 leg spread to a delta plate, which also gives access to the hub and room for temporary caps, pig traps or other equipment attached to the hub.
The FLT is released from the termination head by simple ROV operations.
The FLT can also be used to pick up pipelines or flexibles from the sea bed. The FLT has hydraulic operation of the yaw function by ROV hotstab.
The EAB FLT’s have been delivered for most of the available termination heads on the market.
A standard range from 75T to 400T tension capacity is available.