Fit For The Kingdom

Topaz Commissions PSM to Install New Tank Gauging System on the Mamlaka

PSM Instrumentation have supplied a tank gauging system for the Topaz Mamlaka, a 63 metre tug supply vessel. The installation was carried out as part of a series of system enhancements for Topaz Energy and Marine, a leading offshore support owner and operator.

Mamlaka, which means ‘Kingdom’ in Arabic, was a new build tug for Topaz by the Berjaya Dockyard in Sarawak, Malaysia. Before it could be deployed in the Gulf, various vessel modifications and upgrades were required. Subsequently, Topaz approached PSM, as marine specialists with experience in offshore applications. to supply the tank gauging system.

With the vessel required for imminent service, a short lead time was essential. PSM manufactured the system quickly, then working with a local partner in Dubai to undertake the commissioning.

PSM offered full support throughout the design process to optimise the installation and to keep the need for vessel modifications to a minimum. The tank gauging system employs digital networked sensors, meaning the system benefitted from reduced cabling needs.

Mark Jones of PSM comments “The addition of the Topaz Mamlaka marks a milestone for the company bringing the number of vessels in their fleet to 100. In addition to helping the company in getting the Mamlaka into operation in good time, it was a particular privilege to work with them in reaching such a notable target.”

To find out more about PSM’s TankView systems and the benefits they could bring to your vessels, or for more information on any of their other tank gauging solutions, please visit www.psmmarine.com or telephone: +44 (0)144 410 040.

For press information email Charmaine Kimpton at ckimpton@sheremarketing.co.uk or telephone 07414 749973      

Notes to Editors

Established for over thirty years, PSM Instrumentation is a specialist in the design, manufacture and supply of advanced marine control instrumentation and marine protection systems for the marine transportation industry. PSM offers a range of application solutions for designers, ship builders and end-users, to ensure vessels operate efficiently and reliably and are compliant with legal, safety and environmental regulations. Main application solutions include:

ClearView: Award winning monitoring and control systems for oily water separators, oil record book automation and bunker fuel management

TankView: Marine tank level monitoring and supervision systems for ballast, cargo, service and bunker fuel oil tanks

BulkSafe: Water ingress detection systems and water level alarm systems to protect bulk carriers in accordance with SOLAS regulations

PSM products carry all required type approvals from the main leading marine societies, in addition to many country specific approval standards. PSM are approved to BS EN ISO 9001:2000.

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