Maari is New Zealand’s largest oil field, 80 kilometres off the coast of South Taranaki.
Galbraith Engineering Limited was requested by Worley Parsons to come up with a concept containerised fire pump system for the Maari OMV wellhead.
A 2x diesel fire pump system (including internal pipework) was commissioned and installed beneath the helipad to supply water and foam.
The fire pumps are started remotely from the process ship, approximately 500 meters away.
Galbraith Engineering Limited was requested by Aurecon to design and supply containerised fire pump and foam stations for NZOSL tank storage facilities NZ-wide.
Working in a high-hazards industry inherently brings additional risk factors. Having an effective and reliant fire suppression system is paramount to the overall safety of the site.
Each site has 100% duty fire and foam pump systems, all installed in attenuated container pump houses. The units are started via remote-start Mimic panels.
Galbraith Engineering Limited supplied systems to sites in Napier, Hutt City, Lyttleton, Dunedin, Tauranga and Nelson.
Caltex Australia conducted an upgrade to the fire protection system at its Newcastle and Gladstone terminal facilities.
Galbraith Engineering Limited supplied and commissioned 2 containerised fire and foam pump stations to these Australian sites. These systems provide the terminals essential supply of water and foam for their tank storage facilities.
PSL Fire and Safety requested Galbraith Engineering Limited supply containerised fire pump systems to the Total Pacific Oil sites including Fiji, Tonga, Wallace Island, Samoa, Tuvalu and Rarotonga.
Containerised fire pump sets were built and commissioned for the various sites in the Pacific Islands.