Girassol links simulations, model tests and full-scale monitoring
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 79
DateApr 1, 2003
Reading time6 minutes
In 2002 TotalFinaElf (TFE) contracted MARIN to perform motion analyses of the Girassol FPSO. The project proved
that a combination of simulations and model tests can provide crucial design information for the future.
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