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That little by little the sources of crude oil and natural gas would dry up is known to most everyone. The average consumer, however, is surprised that it is already happening today: According to the experts, the decommissioning of the production platforms has in the meantime developed into an independent industry. The mammoth task of removing drilling platforms from the sea again requires special measures. In August, the theme of the month deals with this under the motto: Efficient hydraulic systems for maritime operations.

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Efficient hydraulics for maritime applications

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Over 600 offshore drilling platforms for oil and gas are on duty in the North Sea. Yet the wells are gradually running dry. The task is now to dismantle the installations by 2040 in a way that is both environmentally friendly and affordable.

State-of-the-art twin hull vessels are deployed for this purpose. For maximum performance of the ship’s engine a durable, high-tech hydraulic system is needed that is capable of withstanding high working pressures in the saline environment. Any defects result directly in costly maintenance and repair. The main power transmission elements are the piston rods in the hydraulic cylinders.

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