New OWME system assists motion critical operations offshore

AuthorsHenk van den Boom
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 93
DateApr 1, 2008
Reading time6 minutes

Many offshore operations are dependent on wave-induced vessel motions. The On Board Wave and Motion Estimator (OWME) predicts floater motions some two minutes in advance. Report catches-up with OWME development as it gears up for field trials.

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stability, seakeeping and ocean engineeringwaves, impacts and hydrostructuralmeasurements and controldata sciencerenewablesoil and gasinfrastructuremarine systemslife at seamonitoringtrials and monitoringmotionsfull scaleoffshore engineering