As the use of unbounded flexible pipe in flowlines and riser systems increases, so does the requirement for a means of ensuring that the operator can have full confidence in any pipe's integrity. At this time no system exists to provide in-service inspection or long-term integrity monitoring.

The Horizon 2000 Project deliverables will be a complete inspection and integrity monitoring system. The project is being led by Stenmar who are working with five other specialist capability SMEs to develop the system. The project is supported by the Heath and Safety Executive and a number of major oil companies.

The paper will describe the Project aims and objectives and show how the deliverables will address on particular subsea challenge in a unique and innovative way

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