Pioneering 'HUB' design tested on bridge simulator

AuthorsDimitri van Heel
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 110
DateDec 10, 2013
Reading time3 minutes

Demand for crew transfers to the drilling and production platforms now exploring Santos Basin in Brazil is ever rising. To save on expensive helicopter transport SSP Offshore, together with Austal Ltd, have developed a new concept where an SSP designed round floater will act as a helicopter base and hotel 'HUB'.

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manoeuvring and nautical studiesstability, seakeeping and ocean engineeringcfd developmentcfd/simulation/desk studiestime-domain simulationsmanoeuvringinfrastructuredefencepassengers and yachtingtransport and shippingsimulatorssimulation