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Paper presented at the OTC Arctic Technology Conference, November 5–7, 2018
Paper Number: OTC-29106-MS
... Abstract This paper describes the results of model tests carried out in ice and open water conditions to evaluate performance of the United States Coast Guard (USCG) Heavy Polar Icebreaker (HPIB) indicative design. The resistance, propulsion and manoeuvring performance in ice conditions...
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Paper presented at the OTC Arctic Technology Conference, November 5–7, 2018
Paper Number: OTC-29171-MS
... Abstract Different kinds of offshore structures are designed and built to resist the scenarios of the arctic environment. This paper focuses on different ice load scenarios and the challenges for fixed offshore structures. Model test methods will be presented to assess the suitability...
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Paper presented at the OTC Arctic Technology Conference, November 5–7, 2018
Paper Number: OTC-29155-MS
... Abstract The paper addresses methods used to analyse full scale trials for performance determination of ships in ice. Furthermore uncertainties resulting from assumptions taken in the early stage when ice model tests are typically performed are discussed. In a first step the difference between...
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Paper presented at the Arctic Technology Conference, October 24–26, 2016
Paper Number: OTC-27430-MS
... of experiments with a 1/40 scaled DP vessel were conducted in various realistic managed ice conditions in the ice tank facility of OCRE-NRC in early 2015. This paper describes the preparation of managed ice field, the procedure of the model tests and the methodologies of data analysis. The physical...
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Paper presented at the Arctic Technology Conference, October 24–26, 2016
Paper Number: OTC-27434-MS
... Abstract With a series of physical model tests performed during February to August 2016, Arctic towing operation was investigated while towing a Gravity Base Structure (GBS) in managed sea ice with varying parameters: ice concentration, floe size, towing speed and towing configuration...
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Paper presented at the Arctic Technology Conference, October 24–26, 2016
Paper Number: OTC-27455-MS
... T.G. , 1998 , Break-up of sea ice by ocean waves, Annals of Glaciology , International Glaciological Society OTC-27455-MS Model Tests on Wave Induced Sea Ice Breakup N. Reimer, The Hamburg Ship Model Basin Copyright 2016, Offshore Technology Conference This paper was prepared for presentation...
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Paper presented at the Arctic Technology Conference, October 24–26, 2016
Paper Number: OTC-27459-MS
... utilization outside of the Baltic icebreaking season Arctia Offshore have been studied different kind of solutions during the last ten (10) years. Numerous meetings and planning with naval architects, model tests in ice tank and open water tank was made and during the spring 2015 we had final plans what would...
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Paper presented at the OTC Arctic Technology Conference, March 23–25, 2015
Paper Number: OTC-25478-MS
.... liquified natural gas model test offshore technology conference marine transportation ship requirement cargo containment system ice class notation reinforcement ice condition assistance freight & logistics services winterization icebreaker gas monetization main characteristic midstream...
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Paper presented at the OTC Arctic Technology Conference, March 23–25, 2015
Paper Number: OTC-25508-MS
.... Additionally the vessel may operate independently in case of an emergency release of the turret due to critical ice loads on the mooring system. To investigate the benefits and challenges of moored and heading controlled vessel a new test set-up for ice model tests was developed at HSVA. The test set-up...
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Paper presented at the OTC Arctic Technology Conference, March 23–25, 2015
Paper Number: OTC-25532-MS
... in 1969, the question rose, whether this could be modeled in smaller scale. SS Manhattan was the actual initialization for developing ice model tests to become a useful tool in modern shipbuilding. Since 1969 the testing methods and practices have changed and developed together with feedback from full...
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Paper presented at the OTC Arctic Technology Conference, March 23–25, 2015
Paper Number: OTC-25602-MS
..., such as the optimal distance of the side hulls considering the icebreaking performance, proper cross-deck dimensioning for ice loads and various oil spill recovery functions. Also the open water characteristics of the trimaran hull have been studied in model tests. The trimaran concepts for light icebreaking...
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Paper presented at the OTC Arctic Technology Conference, February 10–12, 2014
Paper Number: OTC-24565-MS
... industry to validate the proposed concepts and feasibility studies. Apart from that, Numerical simulations may be beneficial to a certain extent to investigate the ice related problems, one can still not dispense with the execution of physical model tests. Worldwide there are only a limited number...
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Paper presented at the OTC Arctic Technology Conference, February 10–12, 2014
Paper Number: OTC-24612-MS
... OTC 24612 ARKTOS Shear Zone Evacuation Craft Self-Righting Model Tests T.A. Hall, Hall Marine Design Ltd.; B.H.J.W. Seligman, ARKTOS Developments Ltd., M. Kharrazi, Shell International Exploration and Production Inc. Copyright 2014, Offshore Technology Conference This paper was prepared...
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Paper presented at the OTC Arctic Technology Conference, February 10–12, 2014
Paper Number: OTC-24634-MS
... is restricted to an abstract of not more than 300 words; illustrations may not be copied. The abstract must contain conspicuous acknowledgment of OTC copyright. Abstract The development of icebreaking ships started systematically in late 1960ies. That time also it came quite common to also perform model tests...
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Paper presented at the OTC Arctic Technology Conference, December 3–5, 2012
Paper Number: OTC-23746-MS
... the feasibility of thedesign. As one of the first steps of the design process ice model tests wereperformed at the Krylov Shipbuilding Research Institute (KSRI) to gain insightin the ice forces acting on the unit. During the model tests the model of theJBF Arctic was retained in a fixed position while being towed...
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Paper presented at the OTC Arctic Technology Conference, February 7–9, 2011
Paper Number: OTC-22050-MS
... lead them to begin a R&D study on the topic "wave propagation at marginal ice zone" through a French JIP (ref 1). The objective of this JIP is to analyse wave propagation at marginal ice zone by means of model tests in BGO FIRST. Firstly, this paper presents an overview of the knowledge...
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Paper presented at the OTC Arctic Technology Conference, February 7–9, 2011
Paper Number: OTC-22156-MS
... Abstract Some of the most promising concepts under evaluation for use as floating drilling platforms in Arctic offshore deepwater areas (water depth > 100 m) are floating caissons with downward breaking cones at the waterline. Model test results can be used to characterize loads under...

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