SeaWalker, the first of a new range of innovative 8 legged, self-contained walking jack-up platforms, capable of walking and safely operating in water depths up to 30 metres. The new versatile walking jack-ups can move and operate completely independently in rough seas, strong currents or on beaches and other intertidal locations, considerably boosting the productivity of a variety of traditional jack-up platform operations. Including geotechnical site investigation drilling, trenching, pipeline and cable laying, drilling, blasting and other underwater work.
32 hydraulic cylinders with Ceraplate rod coating are used to move the legs of the platform. The cylinders are equipped with spherical bearings in stainless steel / plastic compound design and with Hunger DFE special seal elements to guarantee a leakage free hold of the load.