Geo Therm Blog, Offshore, Thermal Imaging

We are delighted to receive additional survey works from Stena Drilling. Management on the Stena Don, (a mid-water harsh environment semi-submersible) has requested Geo Therm Ltd’s renown Thermographic Services to survey all nine of its main engine exhaust systems following the companies proactive safety focus on exhaust insulation upgrade works – to identify exposed hot-surfaces not covered by the heat shielding insulation, to prevent oil/fuel hot surface impingement in the event of a fuel system failure.

The survey is intended  to begin while the rig is at anchor in Scapa Flow, Orkney Islands with our surveyor boarding the Stena Don in late May/early June 2022 just before the next contract.

The exhaust heat resistance covers are designed to reduce engine room temperature, noise levels and fire hazard significantly, in compliance with Classification needs, to ensure engine room surface temperatures do not exceed 220°C – as stipulated in SOLAS Chapter II-2, Part B 2.2.61

Stena Drilling is one of the world’s foremost independent drilling contractors, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sweden’s Stena AB – the biggest family-owned group of companies with businesses worldwide.  The Stena Don one of two semi-submersibles in a fleet of seven technically advance offshore energy drilling vessels offering core business values focused on care, innovation and performance.  For additional Stena Drilling information and opportunities visit:

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With thanks to Infield Systems for the image.

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