Fields and products / Oil & Gas

All Oil & Gas theatres worldwide, especially in ultra-deep waters

Kleyfrance has a long track records covering a wide range of highly
customized winches and handling systems, mainly for FPSO’s, FSU’s,
pipe laying barges and vessels.

We work for most of the major oil companies, and their prime contractors. Projects are located in all
Oil & Gas theatres worldwide, especially in ultra-deep waters.

Main applications include

FPSO riser connections
Pipe pulling and laying
Heavy lifting and erection

Main features include

Turnkey packages including complete power
and control systems
Electric or hydraulic motorization (electro or diesel
ATEX / Hazardous areas Zones 1 and 2
Norsok compliance
Third Party certification

Linear winches

With more than 100 units delivered and operating worldwide, our linear winches have proven design, unequalled reliability, and outstanding performances.

Kleyfrance is the world leader in linear winches industry, with a unique track records.
Our linear winches can be part of an RPS (Riser Pulling System) or used for heavy marine/land operations, such as mooring, pipe pulling, and structure erection. Many other applications, including man lifting, have been achieved (infos on request).
We have recently delivered several units of 800t capacity, the world record!

Key features include:

Robust design, adapted to adverse environment (including subsea operations).
Excellent weight/size to load ratio
Versatility and various layouts and working positions
Continuous or intermittent motion
Socket passing
Inching control (very low speed)
Load limitation


Riser pulling systems (inside an FPSO turret or onto a side balcony) mooring systems, constant tension/tie-back winches
Linear winches, with capacity ranging from 50t to 800t, specific handling systems (spoolers, welding rotators, traction sheaves, umbilical spoolers, robot deployment devices, etc.)
Heave compensators, Annular Traction Winches©, Fiber Rope Deployment Systems (FRDS)

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