On 30 June the audit was conducted at Statoil's offices at Forus, while the second part of the audit was conducted at Global Maritime's (GM's) offices in Aberdeen the next day. During the audit in Aberdeen the shipping company that owns Safe Scandinavia (Prosafe) was also present.
Background for the audit
Statoil has been granted consent to use the mobile installation Safe Scandinavia as a flotel on the Sleipner field.
Safe Scandinavia uses mooring lines to stay in position, and in accordance with Section 64 of the Facilities Regulations a site-specific mooring analysis shall thus be conducted.
Purpose of the audit
The goal of the audit was to verify that the mooring analyses made were in accordance with current regulatory requirements.
Result of the audit
The main impression from the audit is that the site-specific mooring evaluations were implemented in accordance with the regulatory requirements.
Some observations were nevertheless made concerning improvement potential and non-conformances.
The non-conformances were related to verification and interpretation of the regulatory requirements.
Some observations concerned quality assurance of data and software used in the analyses.
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