Tandem offloading of LNG by means of DP

AuthorsJorrit-JanSerraris
Conference/JournalMARIN report 99
DateApr 26, 2010

Recently, SBM commissioned MARIN to perform model tests to investigate the feasibility of tandem offloading of LNG from an LNG FPSO to an LNG shuttle tanker. The carrier was kept in position by a full DP system and follows the weathervaning FPSO. Report explains the DP tandem offloading method.

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stability, seakeeping and ocean engineeringwaves, impacts and hydrostructuraloil and gastransport and shippingoffloading