Pipe Abandonment Tool

A tool designed to seal off a pipeline in case of abandonment during pipe laying


• More efficient abandonment process compared to existing techniques
• Extends pipelay operation time
• Certified and designed according Lloyds Lifting Appliances
• Available for purchase


• Double seal element seals off pipeline
• Long friction pads prevent overstressing of pipe wall
• Integrated hydraulics
• Integrated check valve for subsea dewatering

Fail safe principle

The PAT is equipped with IHC’s innovative fail safe principle:
• Mechanical load applied on the tool in longitudinal direction results in a transversal force on the pipe which creates the ‘locking / fail safe’ connection.


  • Time saving in abandonment situations
  • ROV operated
  • Dual seal sets in order to prevent water entrance
  • PAT acts as pull eye for A&R winch


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