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The MONOBUOY company was set up in 1998 to provide multi-disciplined engineering, project management and construction services to oil and gas companies throughout the world.

Our staff has accumulated well over 50 years experience in the fields of offshore offloading terminals.

We design, build and install CALM Buoys, FSO's and FPSO's.

We also overhaul CALM buoys and often have used refurbished buoys for sale.

In addition we support terminal operators by supplying spare parts, engineering and consultancy services.



Company Overview

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The two buoys have been completed and are awaiting their onward transportation by heavy lift vessel to Libya. The buoy design and subsequent fabrication were followed by ABS who have now issued their final design review letter and survey report.

The successful delivery of these two buoys to the exacting standards set by ABS marks a major milestone for Monobuoy. We will now take this experience and continue discussions with our growing list of potential clients that are looking for more cost effective options for their CALM Buoy requirements.

Itís a tough time with oil prices around the 50 dollar mark and we can offer proven, innovative and cost effective solutions backed by our demonstrable ability to meet the standards set by international Class Societies.

25 July 2015 WAHA Buoys Completed
 
Monobuoy has completed the first phase of its EPCI (Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation) contract for the supply of two newbuild CALM Buoys for Libyan WAHA Oil Company.
 
 
18 September 2015 Chainstoppers PDO project 
 
Prior to taking delivery of the 3" and 4" cast chain stopper assemblies trial fits were performed
 
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10 October 2015 CALM Buoys delivery
 
Two CALM Buoys for WAHA Oil Company have been successfully delivered and offloaded in Misrata, Libya
 
30 September 2015 FSO 5 project 
 
Monobuoy have completed the upgrade and overhaul of the turret on FSO Vietsovpetro 02, including modifications to the chainstoppers and self-installation system while the FSO was located on a temporary mooring in Vung Tau Bay, Vietnam.
Additionally we performed upgrades to the DCS Process Control and Fire and Gas systems.
The FSO was reinstalled in the field late September using the installation procedures developed by Monobuoy
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10 November 2015 CALM Buoy page update

We have updated our CALM Buoy page.  Follow the link below for more information and to  to download the project reference sheet of our new build buoys:
 
11 November 2015 DNV Design Approval

Monobuoy has received the DNV conformity certificate for our latest CALM Buoy design. It confirms our design is good for 25 year design life in water without drydocking. See our downloads page to view the certificate.
 
7 December 2015 

7th December 2015 the first successful loading was performed by PDO
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17 November 2015 

17 November our 3 buoys for PDO Oman,  have been successfully delivered and one has been installed and is now in operation
11 February 2016 

11 th February, 2016  Oman, Muscat
The Monobuoy Company has been given an award by Petroleum Development Oman for the successful completion of its order to design, fabricate and deliver 3 CALM Buoys to its Mina Al Fahal Oil Export terminal. We are very proud to receive this award which recognizes our timely execution of this project. PDO  has only given this prestigious award to one other contractor in the last 3 years.
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24 February 2016 
Oman, Muscat
 
The Managing director of  The Monobuoy Company Ltd Brian Stephenson presenting an award to Doug Benson representing Fabtech International for our appreciation of their excellent services, in the building of our five new Buoys all of which were delivered in 2015.
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20 April 2016 
Leixoes, Portugal
 
In December 2015 Monobuoy received a project from GALP  Energia to overhaul their CALM Buoy at Leixoes, Portugal.
We have now started an offshore work to disconnect the buoy
2 - 5 May 2016 
Houston, TX, USA
 
Monobuoy exhibited at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston.
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21 June 2016 
Leixoes, Portugal
 

Monobuoy successfully completes the Overhaul and Upgrade of the Leixoes CALM Buoy Terminal for GALP Energia in Portugal.

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3 - 5 October 2016 
Mexico City, Mexico
 

Monobuoy took part in XII Jornada (SLOM) in Mexico city, where our technical director Mr. D. Collard presented a technical paper on the subject of "Premature Failure of Slewing Bearing used in CALM Buoys".

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7 - 10 November 2016 
Abu Dhabi, UAE
 

Monobuoy took part in Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference during 7 - 10 November at ADNEC, Abu Dhabi.

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3 - 5 October 2017 meet us at XIII Jornada organized by SLOM, Cartagena, Colombia
Conference will take place at ESTELAR Cartagena de Indias Hotel & Convention Center
1 June 2017
Monaco
 

Monobuoy moved to a new location in a purpose-build office in the center of Monte-Carlo.

The new address:

1 rue de Genets, Le Millefiori

Monaco, 98000

Our phone numbers remain the same.

 
12 June  2017
Monaco
 

At the end of March 2017 Monobuoy has been awarded a contract from Indian Oil Corporation Ltd to provide the replacement 12 metre diameter turntable CALM Buoy for their Vadinar Terminal. This buoy is designed to be operated for 30 years without the need for dry-docking. It will incorporate an extensive telemetry package. We are pleased to have secured the  confidence of yet another major oil Company and we look forward to delivering this buoy early next year.

 

 

 

 

 

 
5  July 2017
Monaco
 

In April 2017 we were awarded the contract by Shell Oman Marketing Company to design, fabricate and install a 12 meter CALM buoy. This is the fourth buoy that Monobuoy supplied worldwide that will have a Thermal Aluminium Sprayed (TSA) anti-corrosion coating. The buoy will come with full Telemetry equipment package and improved design of the chainstoppers. Delivery and installation of the buoy will take 9 months.

 

 

 

 

 

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