Downtime Analysis Techniques for Complex Offshore and Dredging Operations

Authorsvan der Wal, Remmelt and de Boer, Gerrit
Conference/JournalOMAE Conference, Vancouver
DateJun 1, 2004

Offshore operations in open seas may be seriously affected by the weather. This can lead to a downtime during these operations. The question whether an offshore structure or dredger is able to operate in wind, waves and current is defined as 'workability'.

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