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Operations & Maintenance at gas-fired generation centers | Ecopetrol
MASA and Stork are in charge for long-term operations and maintenance contracts for gas generation centers at two oil fields of Ecopetrol S.A. in Colombia, Tello and Dina field, for the period 2006 to 2023.
Operations and Maintenance Hydrocarbon Transport Systems | Ecopetrol-CENIT
MASA and Stork, through the Pipeline Maintenance Alliance consortium (PMA), is in charge of the execution of works and maintenance works of hydrocarbon transport systems during the period from 2013 to 2018 of the South, North and East areas of the vice-presidency of transport of Ecopetrol SA.
Pump Station Electrification DPO
To be compliant with Dutch Law, existing pump installations of Dutch National Defense Organization DPO had to be modified, where diesel driven engines had to be replaced by electric driven engines on 2 locations, while maintaining full and safe operational activities.
NOx Emission Reduction for Coal Fired Steam Boiler by SCR
A 110 t/h coal fired steam boiler, located in Spain and build in 1962, has been equipped with a high dust SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) and successfully made compliance with the NOx emission regulations.
Successful NOx Reduction Steam Boiler
For an existing compact steam boiler , 50% NOx reduction has been achieved with Stork IMPULS burners and additional primary measures. Fuel gas firing capability, additional to natural gas firing capability has successfully been implemented.
Gas-Oil Supplementary burners for Heat Recovery Steam Generator
For a new HRSG in Turkey, Stork supplied supplementary burners capable of firing on oil and gas. Instantaneous change of TEG operation mode to Fresh Air operation mode was successfully implemented.
NOx reduction at biomass energy plant
As part of an engineered upgrade project for a complete biomass energy plant, Stork has installed an SNCR system which resulted in 50% NOx emission reduction
Crash Stop Fabriek voor reparaties reformer & LUVO
Bij het opstarten van geplande reparaties aan de ammoniakfabrieken van OCI Nitrogen kwamen diverse lekkages aan het licht. Om de ongeplande testen, onderzoeken en reparaties uit te voeren was een grote capaciteit aan gespecialiseerde vakmensen nodig, die geleverd werden door Stork.
Successful Hydrogen Burner Conversion
For a global leader in diversified chemicals, Stork Thermeq has successfully introduced hydrogen firing at an existing steam boiler.
System scaffolding challenges at UKCS operator
Stork was contracted by a major UKCS operator who presented a number of challenges.
Shutdown & Turnaround at Biomethanol Plant BioMCN
As main contractor for a multidisciplinary inspection stop at biomethanol plant BioMCN Stork was involved with planning, work preparation, organization and management together with an integrated team.
Project & Construction Management in GLT Plus Grijpskerk Masterplan
To extend the life time and to ensure continued reliable and safe operation of the Underground Gas Storage installation for the next 15 years NAM needed to replace obsolete equipment and improve the reliability of the fire protection on the well area.
Mechanical Integrity Inspection Program
Freeport LNG has required to define and implement an advanced and rigorous Risk Based Inspection (RBI) methodology to implement its Mechanical Integrity Inspection Program leading to world class Plant Maintenance Practices
Injection Compressor Station - Underground Gas Storage
A vital part of the major extension project of the underground gas storage facility Norg, was the addition of a third injection compressor station.
Deaerator: Umm Wa’All (Ma’aden) - Ammonia plant
The robust design and no maintenance requires makes the Stork deaerator a safe choice for continue plant production.
Deaerator: Kirikkale Turkey - Combined cycle
Flexible deaerator which can operate in gas fired mode as well as back up fuel oil mode
Deaerator: Sugar Plant
Very flexible deaerator capable of handling all the different plant operating modes (campaign, juice run, etc)
Deaerator: Oki Sumatra - Pulp and paper
Stork delivered a deaerator for a pulp and paper mill in Indonesia. These type of deaerators are in general very large due to the condensate flow and large hold up time.
Wireless sand erosion monitoring at major North Sea operator
Stork's collaboration with Emerson marked the first installation of SandLog wireless monitors, that are utilized to accurately record metal loss and sand rate at offshore platforms.
Boehringer Ingelheim - expansion of capacity for utilities
Boehringer Ingelheim required an expansion to the capacity of the company’s Clean Utilities to produce a new vaccine. Stork was main contractor for this project and responsible for the entire process, from design to delivery, of the mechanical and the E&I scope
Rope Access reduces costs flare modification by 33%
Stork's rope access approach to a flare modification reduced costs for Atlantic by 33%, compared with scaffolding.
Deaerator retrofit - UAE Government owned fertilizer company
Stork's retrofit deaerator solution reduced the Client's deaerator operating costs by $75,000 per annum
Sand erosion probe standardization at major North Sea operator
Stork and Emerson developed a standardized erosion probe for use across all asset pipelines as well as providing tailor made project packages.
Dresser Rand Steam Turbine Blades
Stork Turbo Blading was awarded the supply of seven stages steam turbine rotor blades. The blades were required for a project in which a Tuthill steam turbine rotor was overhauled for a European customer in the chemical industry.
Siemens SGT5-2000e Compressor Diaphragm Refurbishment
The V64.3 and V94.2 Diaphragm Refurbishment capabilities of Stork Turbo Blading are an excellent example of the benefits we can deliver to you by having the complete Turbo Machinery portfolio in-house including services and parts delivery.
Technical verification of a rotor blade re-design
Stork Turbo Blading has carried out static load and Eigen Frequency analyses for a steam turbine blade with a fir tree root
Stork redesigns LP Row 4 rotor blades
Stork Turbo Blading coordinated the redesign of LP Row 4 rotor blades for a customer, due to issues with eigenfrequencies, vibrations and fatigue cracking of rotor blades.
Parsons Brazed Blade Packets
What to do when your customer needs a large volume of complex blades within a limited period? Proven experience enabled us to win the contract and manage it within all deadlines.
Siemens SST-900 Reverse Engineering
How can you prepare for an unplanned outage without spending unnecessarily on spare parts? Stork offered SMN Barka Power Plant the possibility to capture data at site and offer replacement parts in only 3 weeks.
Franco Tosi Steam Turbine Blades
For a major overhaul of a steam turbine, the customer required technical assistance. Stork Turbo Blading was contracted to supervise the inspection and to deliver and assemble one stage of LP steam turbine rotor blades.
Gearbox redesign and delivery - QSGTL
Stork delivered a solution for failing gearboxes for Shell at the Pearl Gas-to-Liquids (GTL) plant in Qatar. This resulted in Shell awarding Stork with a three-year contract for the delivery of 100 redesigned gear sets for the GTL plant.
AEG Steam Turbine Repair
Repair of an AEG Steam Turbine and adapt the blading to lower steam parameters enabling low load operation
Hydro-jetting blockage removal - Middle East
The client had been suffering production losses due to blockages in seawater-cooled heat exchanger tubes for many years. Stork’s challenge was to determine the safest, most efficient and cost-effective method, for removing the blockages.
Printing production vessels for 3D raw materials
DSM Functional Materials wanted to expand the company’s capacity in 3D printing of raw material with three extra production vessels as a result of high market demand. Stork was responsible for project management, execution and services needed to successfully accomplish this project.
Steam Turbine overhaul
Perform a major overhaul on the 19,9MW Siemens Steam Turbine Type EK1100-2 including Gearbox and modification of the hydraulic control system to electronic
Siemens Steam Turbine overhaul
Major overhaul on a 300MW Siemens Steam Turbine and increasing the durability of the rotor
Corrosion under insulation - South Australia
Giovenco Industries, a Stork company, prevented a shutdown of a Client gas plant by remediating CUI on four live towers.
Pipelay tower refurbishment - USA
Stork reconditioned a Client's pipelay tower using multi-disciplined teams. This approach delivered cost-savings as the number of mobilizations, crew changes and SimOps was reduced.
Replacement corroded bolts | Hot Bolt Clamp & Rope Access
Stork utilized its innovative Hot Bolt Clamp technology and multi-disciplined rope access solutions to remove and replace corroded bolt on flanges for a fire water ring main, while the safety critical system remained online. Stork's approach reduced labour costs by six days.
Renovatie Sluis Waalwijk - Rijkswaterstaat
Turnaround at Gas-to-Liquids plant Qatar Shell
In 2015, Stork Oryx Turbo Machinery Services participated in the first turnaround of Qatar Shell’s Pearl gas-to-liquids plant in Ras Laffan, Qatar.
Replacing corroded bolts on flare system using Hot Bolt Clamp
Stork was contracted by BP Skarv FPSO to remove and replace the corroded bolts on flare system flanges'. The project was delivered with no time lost incidents and within the tight work schedule during hazardous weather conditions.
Hot Bolt Clamp - Southern North Sea
Stork prevented a production delay of 300,000 boe and deferment cost in excess of $8 million for a Client, by utilising its innovative Hot Bolt Clamp technology to remove the requirement for a two-day shutdown.
Integrated services - exhaust removal
Stork utilized an integrated services approach to successfully remove three 4.5Te exhausts from an offshore asset. This approach led to the project being completed four days ahead of schedule, and at a 9.5% cost reduction compared with the initial quote.
Fabrication/construction of modular access platform
Stork's alternative approach to fabricating and constructing a modular access platform saved the Client an estimated USD$2.88m in rig standby costs, future cost-savings of USD$2.88m per NUI and saved on logistics costs with reduced flights and standby vessel requirements.
Rope access cable replacement - ZADCO
Stork utilised rope access as an alternative to scaffolding for ZADCO in Abu Dhabi. This approach significantly reduced the project cost, duration and manpower requirements.
FSM data analysis - major manufacturing services provider
Stork was tasked with analyzing corrosion monitoring system data from a Field Signature Method (FSM) IT system, and collating the information into a client specific report. Severe metal loss was detected which prompted discussions with the client on corrective actions.
Drone inspection - leak identification
Stork utilized drone inspection to identify the location of an underside leak in a temporary safe refuge and reduced the Client’s scaffolding costs by approximately 90%.
Hot Bolt Clamp and rope access - Gulf of Mexico
Stork utilized its patented Hot Bolt Clamp (HBC) technique and rope access solutions to safely and efficiently remove and replace the corroded bolts on 300 flanges During the campaign, the Stork Hot Bolt Clamp team found and fixed a leaking flange.
Jetty Project at Atlantic LNG
After conducting an independent audit our client Atlantic was advised of the need to arrest corrosion on its jetties with urgency. Stork in Trinidad and Tobago helped out with the use of rope access, with minimal impact on operations
Stork was contracted to provide a load bearing scaffold design that would deliver the most cost-efficient access method to facilitate modifications to a platform crane.
Performance maintenance - Air Liquide
Na de verkoop van het Acetylene vulstation van SABIC aan Air Liquide had ALAC geen technische organisatie meer, geen onderhoudsbeheerssysteem, een beperkt aantal specifieke reservedelen en een beperkte historie en archief. Stork is gevraagd het onderhoud opnieuw in te richten voor ALAC.
Laser cladding - Turbine repair
Stork performed an onsite repair on the casing of a low pressure steam turbine using its innovative laser cladding technology
Van reactief naar proactief onderhoud
Uitdagingen in de industrie met betrekking tot onderhoud vereisen bewezen oplossingen en best practices die ook echt werken. Met Stork Performance Maintenance biedt Stork een aanpak waarmee onze onderhoudskennis en praktijkervaring worden gekoppeld aan de doelstellingen van onze klanten.
Advanced Inspection - Major Middle East Asset Owner
The client was replacing a 25km gas pipeline and during site fabrication of the pipeline, minor cracking was detected to the longitudinal pipe seams. Stork was tasked with implementing an inspection strategy using phased array ultrasonic inspection (PAUT).
Piping leak inspection - Petrofac International Limited
The client was experiencing Firemain line leaks at a major gas plant in Algeria during commissioning of the asset. Stork was tasked with detecting the MIC and mapping the flaws in the welded segments of piping.
Roadmap Asset Management - BASF Heerenveen
Stork was tasked with developing a three year asset management strategy for BASF in Heerenveen, Netherlands in a drive to ensure no major non-conformities, while improving operational cost-efficiency for the Client.
Operations & maintenance - thermal power plants - Ecopetrol
Ecopetrol needed a strategic partner to operate, maintain and improve two of its most important energy generation plants - Termocoa and Termosuria – with a focus on best use of resources and energy efficiency to improve competitiveness and sustainability.
Asset Management - Peru electrical plant
The customer had a growing demand for electricity generation and needed to optimise its operational costs. They were using older units which were not producing the energy required and they also posed a high risk to the operation.
DSM Key Supplier Management Award
Extruder services bij Sabic (in Dutch)
De uitdaging voor Stork was om een zeer complexe extruder in 21 dagen te reviseren. Gedurende dit project zijn er verschillende onvoorziene uitdagingen/gebreken aan het licht gekomen. De verschillende specialismen benodigd voor het reviseren moesten op zeer nauwgezette wijze met elkaar samenwerken;
Heat Treatment services - Sitech services
Op een hoogte tussen de 44 en 47 meter diende een sectie van een destillatiekolom vernieuwd te worden.
Full flange management during turnaround at major North Sea operator
Stork's innovative approach to flange management delivered significant cost-savings and a leak free TAR for a major operator.
Caisson Cleaning & Inspection | Remote Visual Inspection (RVI)
Stork was contracted by a major Operator to deliver a full caisson cleaning and inspection workscope on a platform in the UKCS. The workscope required Stork to deliver bespoke Remote Visual Inspection (RVI) and Ultrasonic Wall Thickness Mapping.
Rope access - GLT-PLUS
Stork's rope access solutions reduced a project lead time for NAM by 25%, compared with a traditional scaffolding approach. Utilising rope access also significantly reduce the risk on the project.
Syngas Fired Steam Boiler
Engineering, delivery and installation of steam boiler including special controlled syngas firing system
Steam Gas Preheaters
Engineering, manufacturing and commissioning of Steam Gas Preheaters resulting in Reduced Co2-footprint
Pyrolysis-oil Fired Steam Boiler
Delivery of steam boiler including custom developed and in-house tested Stork OEM pyrolysis-oil burner
Gas Turbine Heat Recovery Steam Generators
Turn-key installation of Heat Recovery Steam Generators including ducting
Boiler modification Attero Wijster
Boiler modification to improve the reliability optimize the energy production and improve plant maintainability
Hot Bolt Clamp - Onshore gas processing plant
A client had corroded studbolts on live pressure vessel flanges in its onshore gas processing facility. Stork recommended that its patented Hot Bolt Clamp (HBC) technique be applied, allowing it to remove and replace the bolts while the plant was still in production.
NAM - Expansion of underground gas storage in Norg
Natural gas is still an important fuel resource in the Netherlands. Because the pressure is decreasing in the Groningen gas field, the current supply is insufficient to cope with the winter-peak demand. Moreover, the production from the gas field has been reduced by the Dutch government.
Rope access inspection - Ecopetrol
Stork utilises rope access for Ecopetrol to reduce project duration from up to six weeks to 10 days.
Woudagemaal - Monumental maintenance - Netherlands
Stork succesfully finished the revision of a hunderd year old steam engine, part of the UNESCO world heritage list.
Hot Bolt Clamp & Rope Access - North Sea
Stork was contracted by a major North Sea Operator to survey the corrosion of flange bolting at height. Stork deployed a rope access team for access, with the flanges and the bolting quickly and safely replaced using the Hot Bolt Clamp, all while the system remained online.
Heat Treatment Services - TAQA
Stork were initially contracted to provide two separate workscopes prior to a planned shutdown on TAQA’s North Cormorant. This included, heat treatment to nozzles on a vessel and the application of pre and post heat treatment to pipework.
Caisson Inspection & Composite Repair
Stork's carried out two caisson inspection and cleaning projects on a platform in the SNS. The first required no repairs, while the second was found to be in poor condition for which Stork designed a Composite Repair solution which solution delivered an engineered repair with a 20 year life span.
Provincie Drenthe - Besturing van bruggen en sluizen
Stork kreeg de vraag om binnen de periode van vijf maanden vier bruggen en een sluis te laten bedienen middels nieuwe besturing en camera bewaking vanaf één centraal punt (de Stieltjes- kanaalsluis).
Vitens - Renovatie en nieuwbouw
Het waterleidingbedrijf Vitens NV heeft aan Stork gevraagd om nieuwbouw- en renovatiewerkzaamheden aan de elektrotechnische installatie te verrichten bij het productiebedrijf Boele.
Nederlandse Gasunie - Renovatie werkzaamheden
De Nederlandse Gasunie vroeg aan Stork om in drie fasen het instrumentenlucht- en werkluchtsysteem te renoveren op het compressor station Ommen. Bij de uitvoering van dit project zijn meerdere disciplines betrokken geweest, zoals E&I, Civiel, Werktuigbouwkunde en Bouwkunde.
Voedingsmiddelenindustrie - E&I Services Zuivelfabriek
De klant uit de voedingsmiddelenindustrie gaat de productie capaciteit uitbreiden voor de productie van GOS (een prebiotisch ingrediënt). Hiervoor zal een nieuwe productielijn worden gebouwd.
Attero Noord BV - Overhaul & Maintenance of incinerator lines
Stork was contracted by Attero Noord BV to project manage the Overhaul & Maintenance shutdown of incinerator lines at its plant in Wijster.
Staalindustrie - Vervangen voorgaskoelers bij een kooksfabriek
Stork kreeg de opdracht om bij een kooksfabriek twee versleten voorgaskoelers te vervangen. Daarnaast moesten er nieuwe trappenhuizen bij de voor- gaskoelers worden geplaatst.
Gasunie - Modernisering van controlesystemen
De bestaande controle systemen van het compressor, meng- en reduceerstation Wieringermeer moesten worden vervangen vanwege het obsolete raken van componenten en in het kader van standaardisatie van het besturingsplatform.
Ecopetrol & Equion - Asset Management Solutions
Ecopetrol and Equion developed a strategy to improve their asset management (incl. O&G production and power generation) performance in the Casanare fields in Colombia whilst lowering costs by outsourcing these activities to Stork.
Liner retrieval & caisson inspection
Stork was contracted by a major North Sea Operator to retrieve a partially disbonded rubber liner that was affecting caisson pump performance.
Composite Repair - Ruptered water overflow line
A 12“ overflow drain line ruptured and started releasing a continuous flow of water. Stork’s composite repair team were asked to review the operating parameters and challenged to provide a solution.
North Sea Operator - Specialist Cleaning
TEG Contactors are an important part of the Oil & Gas production process. Stork was approached to carry out a full internal recoat of the C-2001 TEG Contactor on a major North Sea operator's FPSO.
Gulf of Mexico Operator - Hot Bolt Clamp
A major operator in the Gulf of Mexico contacted Stork after identifying that flanges on menthol and portable water systems were suffering corrosion due to the surrounding marine environmental conditions.
Gasunie - E&I Control System Upgrade
Gasunie commissioned a project to standardise the control systems at its compressor and blending plant in Wieringermeer due to a number of components becoming obsolete and changes in the gas transportation requirement.
Advanced Online Desanding - North Sea FPSO 2009-2014
Stork completed 14 workscopes between 2009 & 2014 to complete online desanding on an FPSO’s First and Second Stage Separator (20-VA- 001 & 20-VA-002) using the state of the art, Advanced Online Desander Skid.
Non-Destructive Testing - Conductor Inspection & Cleaning
Stork was challenged to inspect and clean a 144 meter long conductor on a North Sea offshore platform . The objective was to evaluate the condition of the conductor to ensure its integrity and confirm its conformance with HSE legislative standards.
Composite Repair - Buried pipeline repair
Stork was contracted to deliver a composite repair solution, which would provide corrosion protection in conjunction with a Cathodic Protection (CP) system, for a buried pipeline at a North Sea terminal.
Extended reach breathing apparatus system (ERBAS) for North Sea Operator
Stork was approached by a major Operator to supply a complete breathing system for work required inside the platform leg on a North Sea asset.
NAM - Groningen Long Term Project GLT
Renovation of the Slochteren gas field. Installment of gas compression, process control and information processing of 29 treating facilities for NAM (a Shell/Exxon JV).
Composite repair - Offshore UK wind farm
A supplier was asked by a client to develop a Composite Repair solution for an offshore UK wind farm, to minimize the damage being caused to boat landing bumpers by boat fender rubbing. Stork’s multi-skilled Composite Repair personnel were brought in to deliver the repair.
Composite Repair - Water line repair
Stork was contracted for a bulkhead flange repair within a vessel. An extensive crack in the 6” steel flange connected to the GRE pipe had been identified. Stork designed a repair using its innovative Composite Repair System.
AVR - Steam Line & DH Exchange Station
During the processing of waste, heat is produced. AVR wanted to maximize the use of the heat by providing steam to the neighboring process installations, and district heating to large parts of Rotterdam. Therefore two projects were initiated. One to build a steam line, with condensate return line,
AVEBE ter Apelkanaal - Installation new food factory
AVEBE’s DEXTAK Dextrin Factory in Ter Apelkanaal was hit by a dust explosion in 2012. Stork was contracted to dismantle and rebuild the factory. The lead time had to be kept to a minimum in order to limit production downtime as much as possible. The redesign of the factory was exploited in order to
Hot Bolt Clamp - Oil Terminal
Stork was contacted with regard to the bolting on five 2” class 150 flanges at an oil terminal. The flanges were on the flare gas system and suffering from moderate corrosion due to the surrounding marine environmental conditions.
Wedge type scaffolding system
Stork was challenged to reduce access costs during a condensate storage area based fabric maintenance campaign. It required an innovative scaffolding solution to provide access to the entire external surface of a 1.975 million litre condensate storage tank for surface preparation and painting.
Advanced Online Desanding - North Sea FPSO 2009-2012
Stork completed 11 workscopes between 2009 & 2012 to complete online desanding on an FPSO’s First Stage Separator (20-VA-100) using the state of the art, Advanced Online Desander (AOD) Skid.
Natural Gas Fired Ultra Low NOx Superheaters
Turn-key delivery and comissioning of two superheaters, air preheaters and Stork OEM ultra low NOx burners for a bio-methanol production plant.
Combustion Gas Heat Recovery Steam Generator
Engineering, construction, installation and commissioning of the Heat Recovery Steam Generator for a biomass-to-fuel production facility
Biomass Fired Heat Recovery Steam Generator
Engineering, construction and delivery of the Heat Recovery Steam Generator for a small combined heat and power plant
Waste Gas Fired Steam Boiler
Turn-key installation of steam boiler including Stork OEM low-NOx burners, and disassembly of old steam boiler
Deaerator: Olkiluoto Nuclear Power Plant
The flow rate of return condensate in nuclear power plants is very high. The sprayers in a Stork deaerator can easily handle these large flows and in combination with the integral vessel design this offers significant cost reductions.
Deaerator: Amagerforbraending - Waste to Energy
Using a Stork spray type deaerator reduces the ecological footprint by replacing the normally required oxygen scavenger.
Deaerator: Lünen Power Station - Coventional Power
When a deaerator is installed inside a boiler house, it is usually located on the top floor so as to generate the required NPSH for the Boiler Feed Water Pump.
Huasheng Project China
Very succesful demonstration project in China with 4 Standard Impuls burners in windbox
AkzoNobel MEB - Caustic soda storage renovation
Stork was contracted to execute a renovation project on the caustic soda storage at AkzoNobel's MEB location, Delfzijl to increase the reliability of operations.
Advanced Online Desanding at North Sea Installation (2012-2013)
Stork completed two workscopes between 2012 & 2013 to complete online desanding on a First Stage Production Separator using the state of the art, Advanced Online Desander (AOD) Skid.
Advanced Online Desanding at North Sea Installation (2013)
Stork equipment and personnel were mobilized to complete online desanding onboard a North Sea Installation using the state of the art, Advanced Online Desander (AOD) Skid.
Heat Treatment Services - Hydroelectric
Stork Cooperheat constructed three large bifurcations as part of the last phase of the Cortes - La Muela Hydroelectric Power Plant. Each bifurcation required post weld heat treatment (PWHT) in order to provide the required mechanical properties.
Vessel clean, inspect and recoat on North Sea installation
Stork was contracted to provide equipment and manning to clean, inspect and fully recoat vessels as required on a North Sea Installation.
P&G Iams Europe BV - Maintenance Activities
Procter & Gamble has built a new production facility for the production of Eukanuba dog and cat food in 1998. The new built contract was awarded to Stork. The Eukanuba production facility needs intensive maintenance as governmental guidelines and regulations for feed production in
Hot Bolt Clamp used for 300 flanges flare system | North Sea operator
Stork was contacted by a major North Sea operator to address issues regarding 1.5” class 300 flanges on a flare system.
Polimeri Europe - Retrofitting HD Reactor Line 2
Polimeri's production line 2 had to be stopped for a retrofitting project. The retrofitting project consisted of the dismantling of the HD reactor. The work had to be delivered on time and within budget. Summarised: the challenge was to deliver the entire project without any safety or quality
Vessel management - North Sea
Stork were contracted to project manage Train 1 and Train 2 Outages along with the annual shutdown of three major North Sea assets offering a fully integrated service.
Offshore multi-disciplined teams for North Sea operator
Stork were contracted to provide engineering, maintenance and modification workscopes for a major North Sea Operator, across all North Sea Assets and downstream businesses.
Wood fired heat recovery steam generator
Engineering, construction and delivery of the Heat Recovery Steam Generator for a biomass combined heat and power plant
DSM Coating Resins
After several years of operation the DSM production facility was subject to increasing numbers of problems with the cooling water pumps. These were causing loss of essential production time. Stork was asked to increase the integrity of the pumps and at the same time to reduce the maintenance costs.
PowerSleeve drain spool elbow repair on Scott Platform, Nexen
Stork was contracted to repair the perforation on a 4” closed drain spool elbow located on Nexen’s Scott installation. The surface of the 4” closed drain spool elbow was hand prepared by Stork’s multi-skilled technicians.
PowerSleeve external cladding | Wood Group PSN/Shell
Stork (Stork) was contracted by Wood Group PSN to reinforce the structural integrity of a two level module after severe corrosion was identified on Shell U.K.’s Brent Alpha installation. All four sides of the module showed severe corrosion and multiple through wall anomalies.
Composite repair at Helideck walkway
A water leak was identified in the accommodation module of an offshore platform in the UKCS. Stork developed a solution using its PowerSleeve composite repair technology and Bio-Dur 563 resin.
Onshore & Offshore construction project | Forties Delta upgrade
Stork was contracted to supply an onshore team providing design support, procurement, project management and engineering services as well as a multi-disciplined offshore construction team on the Forties Delta.
Drone inspection (ROAV) | Shell Brent Delta
Stork, in conjunction with Cyberhawk, utilized a drone to inspect an offshore drilling derrick and, coupled with expert interpretation of the results, delivered overall project savings of £4.6 million.
SIL Compliance Dr. W. Kolb Netherlands B.V.
Recently the local governments have demanded BRZO enlisted companies, to quickly and explicitly, demonstrate and confirm, compliance to the strictest of regulations. This came as an unexpected challenge to Dr. W. Kolb Netherlands B.V.
Cathodic Protection Pipeline Survey
Stork utilized its in-house Cathodic Protection equipment and experienced technicians to carry out a continuous proximity profiling Cathodic Protection survey. The contact readings were used to gain valuable and accurate data on pipeline integrity, anode depletion and anode life expectancy.
Vopak Westpoort Tank Terminal
Commissioned by the Royal BAM Group, Stork did the prefabrication of crossheader modules, main headers and hook-up spools for the Vopak tank terminal at Amsterdam Westpoort. This project consisted of the prefabrication of 40 cross headers, 42 main headers and 380 hook-up spools.
Sea Invest Tank Terminal
Stork was commissioned to do the complete piping prefabrication for a new tank terminal with jetty in the harbour of Antwerp at quay 510. The entire project was tied to a severe milestone planning.
Offshore platform K4Z - Topside Modifications
Stork was main contractor for the K4-Z Topside modification project, building an installation for 2 additional oil wells. Watch Total E&P explaining the project in this video.
Shell Nelson - Hot Bolt Replacement Programme
Stork was contracted to carry out four bolt flange replacement on the Shell Nelson. Stork were also asked to carry out a pre-job survey on the platform to determine a fixed scope of work.
Hot Bolt Replacement Program | BP Andrew
BP contracted Stork to carry out four bolt flange replacement bolt program and this entailed using hydraulic clamps to change the bolts out on live systems.
Through the delivery of high profile relocation projects for the likes of Shell and DSM, Stork has over 20 years’ experience in managing the complete relocation of onshore production facilities.
Akzo Nobel maintenance outsourcing
At both Akzo locations, Stork has local workshops equipped with full range service technologies. In addition account- and plant management is organized in order to take care of mutual maintenance management and coordination with the customer.
SABIC Petrochemicals B.V. maintenance outsourcing
For SABIC’s maintenance outsourcing, Stork contributes with a local organization on the SABIC site and further resources from our closely located workshop in Elsloo, the Netherlands.
DSM anti-infectives maintenance outsourcing
In 2001 DAI Delft initiated a maintenance outsourcing partnership with Stork and Spie, called DSC, for delivery of the engineering, construction and maintenance function at the DAI facility in Delft.
Change Management at BASF Antwerp
Implementing Asset management at the BASF Antwerp site in running business. The origin laid in the phrase: design and implement a maintenance strategy which results in the required availability at the lowest sustainable cost.
Change maintenance management - Sonac
Sonac is a main supplier of high quality proteins, fats and minerals of animal origin. The location in Vuren (82 employees), The Netherlands, is part of the VION Food Group. VION has over 26,000 employees and has a yearly turnover of €8.9 billion.
Performance improvement at Bavaria
As an improvement-driven company Bavaria sought ways to enhance their production line performance. Additionally Bavaria needed to implement and configure the SAP Plant Maintenance module.
J-Tubes Risers inspections platform leg
Stork was contracted by a major North Sea operator to inspect four J-Tube risers located within a platform leg. The aim of the inspection was to evaluate the condition of the J-Tubes, in order to facilitate an extended platform life strategy.
Major train maintenance company - Netherlands
A major rail operator needed a first-time major overhaul of train bogies. The high required availability level of the trains meant that the customer needed a short throughput time and a high level of flexibility in scheduling
NAM/Shell Offshore, Southern Sea, UK & Netherlands
Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij B.V. (NAM) and Shell UK (Shell) have jointly awarded an Integrated Services Contract (ISC) to service their facilities in the UK and Netherlands sectors of the Southern North Sea. The value of the seven year contract is approximately € 700 million.
Cogeneration plant - Singapore
This cogeneration plant with five direct-fired boilers is intended for burning various additional waste streams, partly gases and partly liquids. The customer had to reduce the emission levels to comply with the latest regulations. It also encountered heavy fouling and recurring boiler damage, resul
In-situ machining & bolting
Stork was contracted to provide in-situ machining and bolting services during the upgrade and modification of an offshore installation.
Repair and modification of wind turbines
The gearbox was a Jahnel Kestermann, type 2 CS500. The teeth and bearings were damaged and there was oil leakage. Using the assistance of a 700 ton crane the nacelle with the gearbox was transported to Stork Gears & Services.
Inspection and repair of propulsion gearbox
During one of their voyages the crew of the container vessel m/v Delta Hamburg noticed abnormal vibrations. They opened up the inspection covers of the propulsion gearbox and found damaged teeth of the input shaft.
Stork Gears & Services was given the order for the development of the gearboxes for FiFi 1 tug boats. We designed and fabricated the gearboxes between the engine and the FiFi-pump.
Gearbox diagnostics on renk-TBE-630
Stork Diagnostic Services was invited by a Power generation company in Turkey to investigate high vibrations on a steam turbine driven gearbox.
Offshore gearbox inspection of Vestas windturbines
Stork Gears & Services was invited by E.ON Climate and Renewables to inspect the gearboxes of two V66 offshore wind turbines, each of 2 MW capacity.
Gearbox repair at geothermal powerplant
Stork Gears & Services was invited by Enel to investigate the gearbox (MAAG type G-247/3) after a sudden increase of vibration levels.
On-site thruster overhaul
A global leader in Dredging & Marine solutions invited Stork Gears & Services to carry out an overhaul of three Azimuth thrusters of their fallpipe vessel.
White metal bearings repair at Zinc plant
Stork Diagnostic Services was invited by one of Europe’s leading producers of titanium zinc for a gearbox inspection. At this plant titanium zinc semi-finished products are rolled for use in roof and façade cladding and rainwater drainage systems in traditional and modern architecture.
Gearbox repair sunken vessel
Semi submersible vessel "Mighty Servant 3" was resting at the sea bottom in approximately 52 meters of water! SMIT Salvage was contracted to salvage the "Mighty Servant 3" in order to give her a second life.
New pinion shaft for Renk Tacke gearbox
Stork Gears & Services was invited for the inspection of the reduction gearbox which is located between the high pressure and low pressure steam turbine. High vibration levels of the gearbox switched off the application.
Gearbox repair in China
InterOrient invited Stork Gears & Services to carry out visual inspections on board of "MV Sinotrans Tokyo". The vessel was anchored at the port of Shanghai. It suffered from a major failure of the propulsion gearbox, located in the drive train of the vessel.
Complete inspection of load gearbox
Stork Gears & Services was hired for the complete inspection of a 55 MW load gearbox. During this inspection a full visual inspection of the pinion, gear wheel and white metal bearings has been carried out.
Overhaul project of Husky tugboat
Heerema Shipping contacted Stork Gears & Services for preventive maintenance of the Balders' tugboat, called "Husky MV". The Balder had to set sail for Africa for a one year project, fast overhaul was neccessary in order to set sail in time.
New gearboxes for Trailing suction hopper dredger
Stork Gears & Services was hired for the development of the jetpump- and dredgepump gearbox for a trailing suction hopper dredger in Dubai.
Repair of Pivoting gearbox
Stork Gears & Services was invited by an Angolan dredging company to resolve the root cause of an abnormal sound of the pivoting gearbox, observed by the technical engineers onboard.
Wind turbine repair services, GE 1.5 MW Series
Wind turbine inspections and repair of wind turbine components are part of our daily operation.
Wind turbine inspection New Zealand
Stork Gears & Services was invited by a wind turbine owner to inspect more than 60 of their wind turbines in New Zealand.
Visual inspection of Renk Tacke gearboxes at container vessel
Our customer invited Stork Diagnostic Services to carry out a visual inspection of two Renk-Tacke PTG 16 epicyclic gearboxes.
Preventive maintenance of deep suction dredger’s gearbox
A dredging company wishes to have a preventive inspection of its equipment carried out, including vibration measurements to minimise equipment standstill. The client has commissioned Stork to carry out vibration measurements of the sand pump’s gearbox with a view to determining its condition
Inspection and repair of Wartsila SCV68-P46 gearbox
A maritime customer contacted Stork Gears & Services after the input shaft bearing of the propulsion gearbox failed, due to an unknown reason.
On-board inspection of a Hanshin-Kawasaki bow thruster
A global leader in high quality ship management invited Stork Gears & Services Asia Pte Ltd to carry out an inspection of a bow thruster on board their Singaporean tanker vessel.
Gearboxes for crane vessel
Stork Gears & Services received an order from a heavy lift contractor for the production of four gearboxes, located on one of their large crane vessels.
Fast gearbox overhaul at German power plant
Stork Gears & Services and German Stork companies succeeded in repairing a gearbox at very short notice in a large German power plant.
Wind turbine gearbox upgrade
Stork Gears & Services was approached by one of the world’s largest windturbine manufacturers to help them resolve a reoccurring gearbox problem. The company had a large series of Metso PLH 1400, 2.0 MW gearboxes which were heavily leaking oil after only a few years of operation.
The fastest turbine inspection for FPSO converter
During conversion of a tanker vessel to an FPSO, our customer asked Stork Gears & Services to perform an inspection on the cargo pump turbines.
Fast repair of propulsion gearbox
An offshore supply vessel customer suffered from a major breakdown on the port gearbox. The casing had cracked and the internals were damaged. Stork Gears & Services repaired the casing, regrinded the bull gear and output shaft and manufactured a new oversized pinion and journals.
Modification of propulsion gearboxes for RoRo Vessel
Stork Gears & Services was asked to investigate the possibilities for modifying the propulsion gearboxes on board the MV "Hansaland". Our engineers arrived on scene within a day for an inspection and advise.
Repair of a propulsion gearbox after cracked casing
Stork Gears & Services was approached by a maritime customer to discuss the options for a complete repair of a highly damaged gearbox based on a new casted casing.
Shaft modification and bearing design for gasturbine
The project involved the modification of the shafts and manufacturing of new bearings for a gas turbine and also an evaluation of the existing bearings design.
Gearbox inspection and test-run for Kuwait oil company
Stork Diagnostic Services was invited by a Kuwaiti oil company for the complete inspection of a damaged vertical offset speed-increasing gearbox, type Rademakers.
Inspection project at coal-fired power plant
Stork Gears & Services was invited for the inspection of ten coal mill gearboxes at a power plant in Malaysia. This inspection will help the customer to time and prioritize his maintenance in the most efficient manner.
Onboard inspection and repair of a Hangzhou gearbox
A German shipping company invited Stork Gears & services to visit one of their merchant vessels in Turkey because of problems with the propulsion gearbox, Hangzhou type 52.59.
Gearbox repair of parallel shaft gearbox
Stork Diagnostic Services diagnosed the root cause of increasing vibration levels on a parallel shaft gearbox at Vermilion Oil & Gas Netherlands B.V.
Vibration measurements for gas turbines at K6P platform
Stork Gears & Services was hired to record multi-channel vibration data at Total's K6P North Sea offshore platform, to determine why one of the critical gas turbines experienced starting problems.
Reverse engineering of gear shaft for gasturbine
Our customer - an energy company with its headquarter in Ireland - contacted Stork Gears & Services with an urgent budget and time request for the repair of a Flender Graffenstaden gearbox located at Aghada power station.
New pinion shaft for RENK gearbox
A leading international energy company invited Stork Gears & Services to inspect their Renk gearbox in order to detect and analyze the root cause of increasing noise levels.
Emergency gearbox repair at tugboat in Brazil
A shipping company invited Stork Gears & Services for an emergency repair of a Lohmann & Stolterfoht propulsion gearbox in Brazil. The tugboat suffered from excessive vibrations that caused unforeseen machine failure.
Emergency gearbox repair at African gold mine
Stork Gears & Services was invited by a gold mining producing company, located in Mali and operating the Kalana gold mine, for an emergency gearbox repair.
Stork Gears & Services was commissioned to design and build a set of new gearboxes as adaptations to the existing gearboxes would meet the customer's demands.
A US bucket wheel dredger in Columbus, Ohio had problems with the gearbox that drives the bucket-belt. Stork Gears & Services sent a mechanic who did an inspection and gave repair advice.
High speed gearbox internals for Italian Gas supplier
Stork Gears & Services was invited by Air Liquide for the repair of a BHS planetary gearbox with output rpm of 37,5000/115kW.
The repair of a Babcock KPV1500
Stork was invited to perform an on-site inspection with a video scope on a coal mill gearbox, type Babcock KPV1500, which was operational on a coal fired power plant.
Manufacturing of five gearboxes for Power Plant
A South African power plant wanted to replace their existing Rademakers gearboxes with an identical footprint but with a significantly increased power rating and contacted Stork Gears & Services
Custom-built sand pump gearbox
Stork Gears & Services has made an important contribution to a very innovative trailing suction hopper dredger by constructing a sand-pump gearbox that exactly matches the performance of the dredger pump.
In-situ machining - North Sea Operator
Stork was contracted to provide a solution in the removal of a seized rig skidding actuator’s clevis pin on an offshore platform. Due to access restriction and being located in a zone one environment, machining options were limited.
AOD - North Sea Installation 2007-2010
Stork delivered Online Non Intrusive sand removal on a North Sea Installation’s separators using the state of the art, Advanced Online Desander (AOD) Skid.