Simulating offloading operations from a DP controlled FPSO

AuthorsJos van Doorn
Conference/JournalMARIN Report
DateApr 1, 2005

The Munin FPSO, operated by Bluewater, temporarily replaces an FPSO at Xijiang as it goes in for maintenance. During the preparation of this operation MARIN's simulator proved vital for training the crew. The Munin has Dynamic Positioning (DP) capabilities but the crew ad little experience with offloading operations from DP-controlled FPSOs.

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manoeuvring and nautical studiesstability, seakeeping and ocean engineeringcfd developmentcfd/simulation/desk studiessafe operations and human factorstime-domain simulationsdynamic positioningmanoeuvringrenewablesoil and gasinfrastructuretrainingmooring and offloadingsimulation