Noble Drilling – Noble Lloyd Noble – Structural Safety & Maritime Systems

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 6/2/2021, Location: Europe

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has carried out an AoC audit of Noble Drilling Norway (Noble Drilling) focused on structural safety and maritime systems in respect of the Noble Lloyd Noble mobile facility.

Structural safety
Noble Drilling has applied for an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) for the Noble Lloyd Noble mobile drilling facility.

In connection with an AoC application, the PSA conducts audits within selected specialist domains.

On 11 and 12 May 2021, we carried out an audit of structural safety and maritime systems at Noble Lloyd Noble.

Objective
The objective of the audit was to verify through presentations, discussions and spot checks that Noble Drilling’s safeguarding of structural safety, the jacking system and maritime systems complied with the regulatory requirements.

Result
The audit identified two violations of regulatory provisions relating to alarms on watertight doors and mechanical locking function. Eight improvement points were further identified, concerning the operating manual, appendix to the class certificate, hydraulic hand pumps, inspection of span-breakers, the centre of gravity envelope, procedures, training and testing.

What happens next?
We have asked Noble Drilling to report on how the non-conformities will be addressed and for their assessment of the improvement points observed. The deadline for this is set at 15 June 2021.

Before we issue an AoC, the company must have corrected all known safety-critical non-conformities, and the facility must have been issued with maritime certificates from the appropriate flag state.


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