Combined Model Tests and Simulations in the Lift

AuthorsRadboud van Dijk
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 82
DateMar 1, 2004
Reading time3 minutes

Installing new topside modules on an existing Floating Production Unit (FPU) in deep water can be a challenging task. The crane vessel and semi submersible move independently and lowering a relatively light module on a moving unit Ð which is also influenced by the load Ð is no easy feat.

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stability, seakeeping and ocean engineeringcfd developmentcfd/simulation/desk studiesmeasurements and controldata sciencetime-domain simulationsrenewablesoil and gasinfrastructuremarine systemslife at seatransport and shippingmodel testingmooring and offloadingmotionssimulationoffshore engineering