December 2018 - Cold Pad is proud to have been selected by the PM’up program and sponsored by Ile de France region. PM’up subsidies will mainly be used to support C-Claw’s international development.
A technical paper selected for OMAE 2019
December 2018 - Cold Pad has been selected to present a co-authored paper with Bureau Veritas titled : “World First Fatigue S-N Curve for Bonded Repairs and FPSO Application”. This will be introduced during OMAE conference 2019 which will take place in Glasgow in June 2019.
C-Claw™ full-scale demo in Angola
November 2018 – More than 20 Angolan FPSO specialists were welcomed at OAP facility in Viana - Angola. The objective was to exhibit the ergonomics and performance of C-Claw™, perform a live load test of >2,5T as well as get a real experience with a handrail fastened with C-Claw™. More details here.
ColdShield™ received LR AIP !
October 2018 – After receiving LLoyd's Register AIP, ColdShield™ is now class-approved by the 4 main IACS classification societies! This is a significant recognition of Coldshield's benefits for the offshore industry.
September 2018 – Cold Pad has successfully completed the first phase of an FPSO deck repair campaign offshore West Africa. Several ColdShield™ repairs have been installed on a large surface of the upper deck. Those repairs were mostly located midship in the most strained location of the FPSO.
Full-scale C-Claw™ Demo in Brazil
September 2018 – Cold Pad performed a full-scale demo of its brand new product C-CLAW™ by lifting a 2.5T container. The demo was carried out at the BRASA shipyard in Niteroi with 37 FPSO specialists including O&G operators, FPSO owners, engineering companies and Class societies. (see details)
Paper presentation at OMAE Conference
June 2018 – A co-authored paper with Bureau Veritas was presented at OMAE Conference: "Enhance reliability of structural bonding: an advance solution of repair for corrosion onboard offshore units" (see details).
Paper presentation at SPE Conference
June 2018 – A co-authored paper with Bureau Veritas was presented at SPE Conference: "Gamechanging Structural Repair Solution for FPSO Hulls with no Hot Work" detailing the value proposal of ColdShield (see details).
May 2018 – Cold Pad conducted a full-scale demo for the newly released product C-Claw™ (see details). The demo was carried out at the facilities of a world-leading FPSO operator.
DNV-GL approved ColdShield™ technology
May 2018 – ColdShield™ is now class-approved by three classification societies! A ceremony was organized at OTC where DNV GL handed over the Approval in Principle.
3 million USD savings for the O&G operator!
April 2018 – A co-authored paper with SBM was presented during MCEDD conference on: "FPSO Hull brackets repair by cold bonded reinforcements - Project lessons learnt from a world first Offshore West Africa" (see details).
New partnership with IEC Engenharia
March 2018 – Cold Pad signed a partnership agreement with IEC Engenharia, a Brazilian company that has full command of the most advanced technologies in the cathodic protection, corrosion and asset integrity (see details).
Cold Pad received the ISO9001 certificate
February 2018 – Cold Pad was granted the ISO9001:2015 certificate by Bureau Veritas.