Extreme waves exposed

Conference/JournalMARIN Report 96
Date24 Apr 2009
Reading time12 minutes

There can be few people in the world that have as much knowledge about extreme waves as Sverre Haver, StatoilHydro Senior Specialist, Structural Safety. His name has become synonymous with the now infamous New Year Wave' at the Draupner platform. In a rare interview, Mr Haver discusses his fascination with extreme waves and he reveals his thoughts about whether an offshore platform can ever be deemed truly safe.


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