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Portable ESD using a VHF/UHF radio link

Portable UHF-VHF Emergency Shutdown

START, STOP and ESD an oil/gas transfer.

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Explosive envrionments, such offshore installations, require specific Motorola radio equipment to be intrinsically-safe or even ATEX certified to be used on the deck. This truly portable Emergency Shutdown (ESD) system is compatible with the DP48XX radios and operates within line of sight within a 2km range to Start, Stop or abort a transfer between the production facility FPSO or FLNG and the shuttle tanker.

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  • Truly portable ESD system

  • Safer - the ESD can be used from either Port Side, Starboard or AFT of the offloading vessel

  • Flexible - the ESD can be transported onboard the receiving vessel if needed
  • ESD is fit for explosive areas - ATEX environment 

  • Cheaper - Wireless operations remove the heavy cost of wired installations

  • Reliable - Made of standard long lasting Motorola Solutions equipment

Compatible with FLNG and FPSO offloading operations following the concept of 'green-line' offloading procedures.

  • Certified during the Coral Sul commissioning

  • Provides an ESDl and ESD2 distinction with interface with DP vessel positioning and GLF system

  • Using the Edge Remote Terminal Unit by Motorola Solutions to control the DIO AIO signals with the transfer pump

  • Hotswapping procedure between radio master and radio stand-by in case of low battery (12h battery capacity)

  • Signal LOS detection with hot-swap
  • 12" Touch-screen panel for the main control room during transfer

  • VHF/UHF radio communications voice and data

  • OPCUA connection with the onboard process network or dry-contact

  • Secured encrypted data communications

  • 19" rack server l0u with local and IP remote control panel

  • Compatible with MOTOTRBO™ Infrastructure or direct mode infrastructures
  • 19-inch rack (11 units) to install the base-station

  • 2 portable radios UHF/VHF DMR DP4801 devices

  • Up to x4 portable radios to equip both the FLNG and the receiving tankers
  • 1 UHF/VHF antenna mounted on a mast offering a 2km range

  • 1 touch tablet installed inside the main control room triggering the ESD