Automatic Lubrication System for Shell’s Prelude

Posted by Irina Tabakina

TrustLube supplied to SBM Offshore for Shell’s Prelude FLNG. The system consists of an explosion proof grease cabinet to lubricate the radial wheel, axial boogie and axial boogie guiding of the world’s largest turret. Stainless steel framed grease applicators are used to connect the metering devices to dispense the grease equally on the wheel surfaces. TrustLube’s smart system is able to adapt its greasing cycle to the wind direction.


(As published in the November 2014 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News -

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