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BOP Lifting Tool
The customer purchased a series of 4 new ultra-deepwater drillships but the drilling package supplier had overlooked the need for a handling tool to lift the Lower BOP on its own. They then quoted a delivery approaching 18 months. Hampco developed the lifting cap concept, completed detail design and supplied the first unit in 4 months including load testing, all with ABS CDS Certification. Due to the demanding delivery deadline, the unit was uniquely manufactured from layers of plate rather than forging or casting.