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Parametric Investigation of the Stability of Vessels for Float-Over Deck Transportation

[+] Author Affiliations
Lee O’Neill, Shaun O’Brein, Emmanuel Fakas

University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia

Paper No. OMAE2002-28217, pp. 445-458; 14 pages
doi:10.1115/OMAE2002-28217
From:
  • ASME 2002 21st International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering
  • 21st International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Volume 1
  • Oslo, Norway, June 23–28, 2002
  • Conference Sponsors: Ocean, Offshore, and Arctic Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-3611-8 | eISBN: 0-7918-3599-5
  • Copyright © 2002 by ASME

abstract

The technical challenge of transporting large size integrated decks, especially float-over decks at high elevation, is well recognised. The cost of such operation usually forms a significant part of the overall development cost, especially in remote parts of the world where the transport routes are longer and the transport vessel choice is limited. In this respect, suitable vessel selection is very critical in terms of the economic viability of oil and gas developments, especially of marginal fields. A cost-effective working method is developed for selecting suitable vessels for a wide range of transport options (deck weights and transport elevations) without the requirement of extensive analyses. This method may be used at the very early stages of any study to assess the feasibility of the transport concept and also provide a wider choice of feasible options to be considered at the next stage of the development, where a more accurate analysis may be justified. Some potential ways for improving vessel stability are also investigated. Findings from the study can also be applied to integrated deck salvage transport.

Copyright © 2002 by ASME

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