Suction Pile Vent Hatches

Facilitating easy and efficient suction pile installation, FES Subsea provides a range of vent hatch designs to suit all project needs

With both hinged and J-lock designs, FES Subsea provides reliable, cost-effective solutions to allow efficient insertion and retraction of suction piles.

Combining industry sealing expertise with flexible designs and qualified FES Subsea hot stab and receptacle equipment; FES Subsea suction pile vent hatches provide leak free suction during all mooring operations.

These flexible designs are available in a range of pipe sizes, with fully qualified painting systems to NORSOK standard. End connections can be provided with weld preparations and flanged designs available.

Key Features

  • 10” – 42” nominal bore
  • Water depth: up to 3000m
  • Material selection: carbon steel (typical) sealing faces inlayed upon request
  • Pressure range: -10 Barg +10 Barg
  • Coating: Two coat two pack subsea epoxy paint system (typical). Other projects specific paint systems can be provided upon request
  • Simple ROV operation
  • Available with a range of ROV torque interfaces to suit project requirements
  • Proven compact design
  • Up to 25 years extended subsea life
  • Locking pin mechanism allows the hatch to be closed, half open or fully open
  • Also available with a range of FES suction hot stabs and receptacles, including 3” and 4” sizes in a range of subsea materials

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