West of Africa FPSOs: a straight course to a reliable mooring

AuthorsBas Buchner
Conference/JournalMARIN Report
DateApr 1, 2006

Last year, two major West of Africa FPSO projects focused on the same two issues: a safe journey to the field and a reliable mooring once arrived there. Chevron, Daewoo and SBM tested their Agbami FPSO, whereas TOTAL, Hyundai and Saibos, performed experiments with their Akpo FPSO.

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manoeuvring and nautical studiesstability, seakeeping and ocean engineeringmeasurements and controldata sciencerenewablesoil and gasinfrastructuremarine systemslife at seamodel testingmooring and offloadingtowing stabilityoffshore engineering