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Pieter Aalberts

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Publications
Magazine
Office tool aNySIM calculates the real-time mooring line tensions on board the Aoka Mizu FPSO

Apr 7, 2021

Reading time 6 minutes

The existing hull structural monitoring system of the Aoka Mizu FPSO was extended in August last year with a time domain software tool able to ...
Paper
Feasibility of Using Hindcast Data for Fatigue Assessment of Permanently Moored Offshore Units in West-Africa

Aug 1, 2020

To register the wave loads acting on offshore floating structures, wave buoys have been the generally accepted as the most accurate method. However, ...
Magazine
New phase of Monitas Group project welcomes 7th FPSO

Apr 25, 2018

Reading time 3 minutes

Bluewater contracted MARIN for the installation of an Advisory Hull Monitoring System (AHMS) on board the Aoka Mizu FPSO last December. The addition ...
Magazine
Office tool aNySIM integrated into real-time onboard software

Dec 15, 2017

Reading time 6 minutes

Following the successful implementation of fatigue design tools for onboard Advisory Hull Monitoring Systems (AHMS), mooring simulation software ...
Magazine
Long-term structural integrity monitoring of Bonga FPSO gets underway

Apr 21, 2017

Reading time 6 minutes

Shell contracted MARIN for the installation of an Advisory Hull Monitoring System (AHMS) aboard the Bonga FPSO and in December 2016, it was ...
Magazine
MARIN spearheads robust and cost effective services for mooring integrity management

Apr 22, 2016

Reading time 6 minutes

Following recent projects for Bluewater, TOTAL and MODEC, MARIN is helping to extend the knowledge the industry has about real-time integrity and ...
Magazine
Dry mooring line monitoring for floating production systems

Aug 29, 2014

Reading time 3 minutes

The LifeLine initiative, led by MARIN, seeks to develop a dry mooring monitoring alarm system based on position and motion measurements only and ...
Magazine
Hull integrity assessment of FPSOs for 20 years!

Apr 25, 2014

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In 1996, the first step to assess fatigue in the hulls of FPSOs by monitoring was started when the FPSO Integrity Joint Industry Project was ...
Paper
Overview of the Monitas II Project

Jun 1, 2013

Monitoring systems may be deployed to ensure integrity of offshore units. However, these systems produce a large amount of data. Monitoring systems ...
Magazine
New Monitas Group successor of Monitas JIP

Apr 14, 2013

Reading time 3 minutes

Following the success of the Monitas Joint Industry Project, which will complete this year, the Monitas Group is being created to continue providing ...
Magazine
Managing fatigue in riser systems

Apr 26, 2011

Reading time 3 minutes

Following discussions with the industry and the success of Monitas, a new three-year JIP has launched, designed to provide the offshore industry ...
Paper
Overview of the Monitas JIP

May 3, 2010

This paper provides an overview of the Monitas project, aspects of which are further detailed in accompanied OTC 2010 papers. The Monitas project is ...
Paper
Wave Measurements for the Monitas System

May 1, 2010

The paper is one of the series of papers about the Advisory Monitoring System for controlling the fatigue lifetime consumption of FPSO hulls. The ...
Paper
Implementation of the Monitas system for FPSO units

May 1, 2010

This paper is one of five papers presenting research results from the Monitas Joint Industry Project (JIP). The name Monitas stands for Monitoring ...
Paper
Application of Fatigue Damage Sensors in the Monitas System

May 1, 2010

This paper is one of a series of papers presenting research results from the Monitas Joint Industry Project (JIP). The paper focuses on the ...
Paper
The Monitas System for the Glas Dowr FPSO

May 1, 2010

The paper is one of five papers about the Advisory Monitoring System (AMS) for controlling the fatigue lifetime consumption of FPSO hulls. The ...
Magazine
DCV Balder instrumented for lifetime extension

Apr 26, 2010

Reading time 3 minutes

Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) contracted MARIN to design, install and maintain a Fatigue Monitoring System for the J-Lay Tower of the Deepwater ...
Magazine
Tombua Landana transports undergo fatigue assessment

Apr 24, 2009

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Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) contracted MARIN to monitor the barge motions during two Tombua Landana transports with Compliant Tower sections ...
Paper
Effect of hurricanes on the cumulative fatigue life consumption of a GOM TLP

Jun 15, 2008

Accurate assessment of cumulative tendon fatigue is of importance for evaluation of the overall design life of TLPs.This cumulative fatigue damage ...
Magazine
Floating pipe spiralling provides alternative to pipelaying vessels

Apr 1, 2008

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A new method for the installation of offshore pipelines has been developed and tested by Wintershall. MARIN was contracted to perform measurements ...
Magazine
Tow monitoring for fatigue assessment

Jan 1, 2006

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In May, Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) commissioned MARIN to monitor barge motions during the transportation of the Valdemar AB platform jacket ...
Paper
Offshore Monitoring; Real World Data for Design, Engineering and Operation

May 1, 2005

The challenging development of new platform concepts and their installation in deeper water in more remote areas and more severe weather conditions ...
Magazine
Girassol buoy under tension

Apr 1, 2005

Reading time 6 minutes

In early 2004, the Girassol offloading buoy, installed offshore Angola,was equipped with a new mooring arrangement. TOTAL E&P Angola awarded the ...
Magazine
Ivan the Terrible captured on disk

Apr 1, 2005

Reading time 3 minutes

The Marco Polo Tension Leg Platform (TLP) has been subjected to an extensive monitoring campaign since June, 2004. Report tracks its progress.
Magazine
Girassol links simulations, model tests and full-scale monitoring

Apr 1, 2003

Reading time 6 minutes

In 2002 TotalFinaElf (TFE) contracted MARIN to perform motion analyses of the Girassol FPSO. The project proved that a combination of simulations ...
Magazine
JIP 'Monitoring 9000t' already gets results

Dec 1, 2002

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In the past decade, typical coastal general cargo vessels have been developed into large,multi-purpose,container vessels. To investigate the ...
Magazine
'Pods in Service' initiative provides invaluable data

Dec 1, 2001

Reading time 6 minutes

In the last few years there has been a breakthrough in the application of podded propellers.Report outlines the short history of the Joint Industry ...
Paper
FPSO Integrity; Structural Monitoring of Glas Dowr

May 1, 2000

The objective of the Joint Industry project ‘FPSO Integrity’ is to provide insight in the fatigue loading of FPSO’s and the accuracy and validity of ...