The audit was conducted from 12 to 15 September 2022.


The objective of the audit was to verify that the integrity of load-bearing structures was being safeguarded in accordance with the HSE regulations. We also wanted to review how ABP Norway AS ensures sound management of hazard and accident situations associated with structural incidents.


One non-conformity was identified concerning marine fouling beyond design assumptions.

In addition, two improvement points were identified, concerning:

  • Deficient analysis of fatigue life for conductor guides
  • Improving the maintenance programme for load-bearing structures

What happens next?

We have asked ABP Norway AS to report to us by 26 October 2022 on how the non-conformity will be addresse