• PIONEERS //

    For 20 years the world’s foremost innovator in offshore mooring inspection and integrity engineering

  • BUSINESS CONFIDENCE

    Providing critical technical services in support of safe, productive and profitable offshore operations

  • REDUCED COSTS

    Cost savings through progressive inspection and applied integrity engineering

  • OPERATIONAL RESILIENCE

    Optimised performance through active integrity management

  • ASSET LONGEVITY

    Detailed engineering to assess the remaining life in aging mooring systems

WE ARE WELAPTEGA

We develop and deliver inspection technologies and engineering expertise that provide the insights and understanding needed to mitigate risk, forestall failure, and manage the ongoing integrity of offshore operations.

OUR CAPABILITIES

PROGRESSIVE INSPECTION

The deployment of visual and magnetic technologies to assess the condition of moorings and other subsea facilities.

SUBSEA MEASUREMENT

Deployment of specialised inspection systems to quantify degradation and damage to components.

MOORING FITNESS FOR PURPOSE [MFPA]

A risk-based engineering process to determine the current physical condition and the residual capacity of offshore mooring systems.

TECHNOLOGY NEWS

MEET SAMIR

Our Semi-Autonomous Mooring Inspection Robot [SAMIR] is a non-intrusive way to inspect vast lengths of wire and fibre moorings without the risk of damaging the lines themselves.

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LATEST NEWS

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Guess who's back?

We would like to welcome co-op student Nathan Robinson back to the Welaptega Team. Our avid blog readers might remember a Q&A we did with Nathan back in August 2015 regarding his co-op experience at Welaptega. For those of you who haven’t had a chance to read it, you can do so by clicking here.
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Hurry up and wait

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If you work in the offshore industry you have not only heard this phrase, you have lived it. An industry with such huge opportunity at play – such risk and reward – forces us to be prepared at a moment’s notice. This back and forth force pushes us to make sure we are never left with a hot potato at the end of the song. When your turn comes you better be ready to rock.
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Welaptega and the Angel Tree Food Bank

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Tis’ the season for giving and in the spirit of giving the employees here at Welaptega rallied together and adopted a family through the Caring & Sharing Angel Tree Food Bank Adopt-A-Family program. The Angle Tree Program began in 1993 and supplies food boxes to approximately 200 families over the Christmas holidays. They also supply gifts to approximately 250 children and feed an additional 300 families through their onsite foodbank in Enfield, NS.
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Technology Testing Update: SAMIR Successfully Swims

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Mechanical systems tests were re-verified, in-water tests were performed without a hitch, and data was produced as expected; without exception, this day of testing was a very positive and crucial step in preparing this revolutionary technology for commercial use. We are excited to prove the system in the upcoming months and showcase the full offshore inspection capability of SAMIR.
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Mooring Integrity in China

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There is lots of talk and chatter in the wind on the struggling state of the Chinese economy, and although 2015 hasn’t been a banner year, attendance and interest at the China International Offshore Technology Conference (CIOTC) in Beijing certainly indicates that the Chinese offshore sector alive and thriving.
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2015 Welaptega Bluenose Squash Classic

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The 2015 Welaptega Bluenose Squash Classic was held from October 20th- October 25th at the Homburg Centre located on Saint Mary’s University Campus, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The highly competitive racquet event has been held in Halifax for 10 years and, even though Welaptega has always supported the event, we are very proud and excited to have had the opportunity to be the title sponsor for this year.
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Chain Measurement Methods: Pros and Cons

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Chain wears, corrodes, and degrades. It is designed to deteriorate and intended to have an end of service life. But how do we track this? What methods are out there and what are the pros and cons of each? Understanding the current condition and deterioration rate of the entire mooring system is vital for cost-effective and safe operation of any floating asset - today we look at five different methods for measuring and inspecting one of the most common components of a mooring system, chain.
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Welaptega to attend the Global FPSO Forum

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Welaptega is preparing to head to Texas next week for the 5th annual Global FPSO conference in Galveston. James Kesten (Welaptega’s Business Development Manager for North and South America and Offshore Engineer) will be speaking on the topic of Mooring Integrity and Mooring Design. The Forum aims to bring together industry experts from around the globe with real-world FPSO experience.
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Here's to you, Mr. Robinson (A peek into the life of a co-op student at Welaptega)

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Participating in the co-op program is something we take great pride in here at Welaptega because it allows us to play an important role in the education of our future engineers. Co-op programs build a strong relationship between the university and the employer and is mutually beneficial: eager co-op students can have a very positive effect on productivity and office moral and the universities are kept up-to-date on industries standards. With this Q&A, you’ll get a sneak peek into the world of Welaptega as seen through the eyes of the young, bright, and upbeat co-op student, Nathan Robinson.

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