Full depth TLP model testing

AuthorsJorrit-Jan Serraris
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 99
DateApr 26, 2010
Reading time3 minutes

The 30 m deep pit in MARIN's Offshore Basin makes it possible to test TLPs, including their tendons, in ultra deep waters without truncation of the tendons. Report dives into the deep pit of the Offshore Basin and explains the deepwater test setup for a TLP, as part of the concept selection for the PONY field.

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stability, seakeeping and ocean engineeringwaves, impacts and hydrostructuraloil and gaswaves