First Subsea set to supply connectors for spar platform

First Subsea has been awarded a contract by Technip USA to supply the mooring line connectors for a new spar platform moored in 7,000ft (2,134m) of water in the Lucius field, Keathley Canyon block 875, in the Gulf of Mexico.

The Lucius spar will be moored by nine Ballgrab ball and taper mooring connectors attached to polyester mooring lines. The Ballgrab connector comprises a male connector and female receptacle. The Series III male connectors will comply with the new ABS Mooring Guide 2009.