Condition monitoring of subsea pumps can prevent unplanned intervention ///

Subsea pumps need regular maintenance due to general wear. The service interval depends on the operating conditions of the pump. Servicing a pump basically involves replacing it with a spare pump. Such intervention is preferably scheduled to minimize downtime. An unscheduled intervention can easily require downtime of a month or more; a planned intervention also takes about a month, but downtime is only 24 hr.

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