Marco Polo arrives home

AuthorsJohan Wichers & Henk van den Boom
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 82
Date1 Mar 2004
Reading time6 minutes

Installed 150 miles south of New Orleans in 4,300 ft (1,290 m) of water - the largest depth ever - the Marco Polo Tension Leg Platform (TLP) is being subjected to an extensive monitoring campaign to benchmark design data and methods.


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