C-Kore’s new product, Topside Wireless Modem, improves safety on the back-deck during umbilical installations

C-Kore Systems is launching a new product, their Topside Wireless Modem at GUH’s Subsea Expo Exhibition in Aberdeen. This latest product completes their line of test tools to now offer a complete solution for Umbilical Installation Monitoring. The Topside Wireless Modem improves safety on back-deck operations by reducing the risk to offshore personnel while monitoring the deployment of umbilicals.

The Topside Wireless Modem provides a live dashboard of C-Kore test results, presenting the user with a consolidated view of the health of an umbilical before it is deployed subsea. The results are accessed over Wi-Fi to allow access of the data in the onboard cabin, eliminating
the need for offshore personnel to access the potentially hazardous umbilical area during installation.

C-Kore Systems has a range of subsea testing tools used globally by operators and contractors on de-commissioning, fault-finding operations, and new installation campaigns. The tools are easy to deploy and are operated without the need for C-Kore personnel being present, providing rapid and accurate feedback. This combination of simplicity, accuracy and reliability introduces significant operational savings to testing campaigns.

Greg Smith, C-Kore’s Operations Director commented, “The Topside Wireless Modem is the last puzzle piece to offer a complete monitoring solution to our customers. The Topside Wireless Modem improves the safety on the back-deck. Offshore personnel no longer need to access the umbilical during installation to gather test results. All the data is sent wirelessly to the cabin”.

Greg Smith continued, “Not only is safety on the back-deck improved, but the vessel time needed to deploy umbilicals is also reduced. By automating the testing process, the installation does not need to be stopped to complete manual testing of the umbilical. Designing our tools to be simple to use also means no additional offshore personnel are required, reducing the POD needed. We give a complete online interactive training to our customers to ensure they are comfortable using our testing tools prior to the mobilisations C-Kore Systems will have the Topside Wireless Modem along with their other Subsea Testing tools at stand No.50 at Subsea Expo. Why not stop by or visit their website for further information on their innovative subsea testing technology, www.c-kore.com.