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Audit of logistics on Scarabeo 8

During the period 6-8 February 2012, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit of logistics, which includes material handling, lifting equipment and safe use of lifting equipment, on board the Scarabeo 8 drilling facility.

The activity was part of the case processing related to the application for an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) from Saipem Norge (Saipem) for the Scarabeo 8 drilling facility.

Nonconformities were identified in relation to: 

  • The management system for use of lifting equipment
  • Offshore cranes and pipe handling crane
  • Design of control cabins
  • Loading deck and pipe storage deck
  • Emergency operation of lifting appliances
  • Offices

 Furthermore, improvement items were identified in relation to: 

  • Overview of lifting equipment and lifting tools in the drilling modules
  • Loose lifting equipment
  • Training
  • Labelling of lifting equipment
  • Access to main storage

Letter to SpA Norwegian Branch (In Norwegian)
Audi report- Scarabeo 8 (In Norwegian)

Journal 2011/1321

Øyvind Midttun, press contact
Email: oyvind.midttun@ptil.no | +47 51 87 34 77