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New tools examine nautical safety of offloading operations

AuthorsJos van Doorn
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 76
Date1 Apr 2002
Reading time6 minutes

FPSOs are more often applied for the development of offshore deepwater oil or gas resources but for the export of oil (or gas) from the FPSO, tankers are used. In the evaluation of the operational aspects, the risk of nautical operations plays an important role and MARIN is at the forefront of nautical safety assessment developments.


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manoeuvring and nautical studiesstability, seakeeping and ocean engineeringcfd developmentcfd/simulation/desk studiessafe operations and human factorstime-domain simulationsnautical operationsrenewablesoffshore operationsoil and gasinfrastructuremarine systemslife at seatransport and shippingmooring and offloadingsimulationsoffshore engineering