Offshore production – firewater systems

When it counts: firefighting solutions you can rely on

Firewater pumps are the heart of an FPSO’s firefighting system. It is vital that the pumps be reliable in extreme conditions and run for extended periods of time.

FPSO - Firewater Systems
Sulzer delivers fire-fighting solutions with both dry-mounted diesel-hydraulic lift pumps which take suction from the hull sea chests, and caisson installed lift pumps operating in tandem with the self-contained diesel driven topsides package.

Additionally Sulzer supplies diesel-electric fire pump systems to deliver optimal firefighting performance coupled with features to ensure minimum maintenance is required during long periods on standby. All options are fully packaged and tested by Sulzer to meet customer needs.
500 to 3,500 m3/h / 2,200 to 15,500 US gpm
Heads Up to 200 m / 650 ft
Up to 25 bar / 360 psi
Temperatures Up to 50°C / 122°F


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