Technical Familiarisation

Seawater and Firewater

This course aims to provide an overview of Seawater and Firewater systems.
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Learning Outcomes


  • LO1 Explain how seawater is used offshore
  • LO2 Describe a typical seawater lift system
  • LO3 Describe coarse and fine filter water polishing
  • LO4 Describe the use of the deaerator columns prior to seawater water injection
  • LO5 Describe a typical firewater system, ring mains and the use of jockey pumps
  • LO6 Describe deluge and sprinkler systems