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MARIN helps improve CALM buoy design

AuthorsHans Cozijn & Tim Bunnik
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 76
Date1 Apr 2002
Reading time3 minutes

As the deepwater CALM buoy becomes a common solution for offloading from spread moored West of Africa FPSOs, MARIN is carrying out an increasing number of model tests in a bid to improve buoy designs. Report outlines two recent model test projects carried out in its Offshore Basin.


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Hans Cozijn

Senior Project Manager

Tim Bunnik

Senior Researcher

stability, seakeeping and ocean engineeringwaves, impacts and hydrostructuralmeasurements and controldata sciencerenewablesoil and gasinfrastructuremarine systemslife at seamodel testingloads and responsesmooring and offloadingoffshore engineering