Emperor cable cleats from Ellis for a major international offshore project

  • 19 Dec 2014

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Emperor cable cleats for installation on Petrobras vessel in Brazil

In production – Petrobras’ new P-66 FPSO vessel, which will be fitted with Ellis’ Emperor cable cleats

Campo Grande-based Prática Engenharia Ltda selected Emperor cable cleats for installation on Petrobras’ new P-66 FPSO (floating production storage offloading) vessel which is being built in Brazil for use in the development of pre-salt projects in the Santos basin.

  • Specification for the FPSO,n, was secured by Ellis’ Brazilian distributor, Macaé-based Polar Componentes e Sistemas Offshore.

Tony Conroy, export director for Ellis: “Our market is growing increasingly competitive, but it is extremely reassuring to still regularly be winning contracts of this magnitude as a result of product quality and the tried, tested and trusted reputation Ellis enjoys across the world.”

About Emperor cable cleats

  • Designed for use where the highest levels of short circuit withstand are required,
  • Available for both trefoil and single cable applications
  • Manufactured in type 316L stainless steel
  • Provide ultimate corrosion protection
  • Patented design makes installation quick and easy
  • Integral LSF zero halogen polymeric liner and base pad that protects and cushions cables during short circuit conditions

About Petrobras

  • world’s fourth largest company

The P-66 FPSO is the first of eight vessels being built by the company. When complete it will have a processing capacity of 150,000 barrels per day of oil and six million cubic metres per day of natural gas.

Tony Conroy: “We are delighted with the work Polar did in securing this specification and we look forward to working even more closely over the forthcoming months to secure orders of a similar nature for the remaining seven vessels.”

Ellis is the only manufacturer in the world to focus solely on cable cleats. Its products, all of which are short circuit and third party tested prior to being brought to market, are specified and installed around the globe.

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