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Paper presented at the SNAME 29th Offshore Symposium, February 20, 2024
Paper Number: SNAME-TOS-2024-015
... structure, WTIV / lifting module interface, and barge / lifting module interface. Impact on subsequent docking and lifting of the feeder vessel, and elevated operations with the feeder vessel, are explained. Engineering challenges encountered during the design process are discussed, and their implications...
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Paper presented at the SNAME 29th Offshore Symposium, February 20, 2024
Paper Number: SNAME-TOS-2024-006
... Symposium, Feb 20th, 2024, Houston, Texas Texas Section of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Copyright 2024, The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers ABSTRACT Ice conditions, low air temperatures, and remoteness are affecting the functionality and operations of offshore wind...
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Paper presented at the SNAME 29th Offshore Symposium, February 20, 2024
Paper Number: SNAME-TOS-2024-002
... drilling equipment subsea system sustainability social responsibility operation naval architect platform design sustainable development leg reaction th offshore symposium society proceedings leg penetration curve simulation houston reaction penetration texas texas section crane...
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Paper presented at the SNAME 28th Offshore Symposium, March 8, 2023
Paper Number: SNAME-TOS-2023-012
... asset and portfolio management upstream oil & gas artificial intelligence information management united states government reservoir surveillance production monitoring machine learning th offshore symposium houston operation data quality reservoir characterization texas texas...
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Paper presented at the SNAME 28th Offshore Symposium, March 8, 2023
Paper Number: SNAME-TOS-2023-021
... For vessels which operate offshore for extended periods, there has been industry interest in providing means to recharge the battery systems without repeated return to port. Solutions would ideally use renewably sourced power as opposed to onboard charging from diesel engines. The electric...
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Paper presented at the SNAME 28th Offshore Symposium, March 8, 2023
Paper Number: SNAME-TOS-2023-011
... thrust and maximum over-torque both is another example. The unit will suit the highest ice class requirements such as IACS PC 1 and PC 2. The propulsion system utilizes different operating modes to meet the vessel’s operational needs. In difficult ice conditions the Azipod can be operated in specialized...
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Paper presented at the SNAME 27th Offshore Symposium, February 22, 2022
Paper Number: SNAME-TOS-2022-009
... The use of motion compensated equipment has become more frequent in modern DP operations, especially the ones related to the installation, maintenance and decommissioning of offshore wind turbines. In these operations, while low-frequency motions are compensated by DP systems, wave-frequency...
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Paper presented at the SNAME 27th Offshore Symposium, February 22, 2022
Paper Number: SNAME-TOS-2022-015
... Underwater robots, including Remote Operating Vehicles (ROV) and Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV), are currently used to support underwater missions that are either impossible or too risky to be performed by manned systems. In recent years the academia and robotic industry have paved paths...
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Paper presented at the SNAME 26th Offshore Symposium, April 6–7, 2021
Paper Number: SNAME-TOS-2021-17
... When a wind turbine installation jack-up performs a heavy lifting operation with the crane it affects the loads on the foundation. For these units the crane typically encircles a leg or is positioned close to it. Consequently, that leg attracts most of the loads due to crane operations. For each...
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Paper presented at the SNAME 25th Offshore Symposium, February 27, 2020
Paper Number: SNAME-TOS-2020-001
... the development of the Azipod propulsion concept to meet the demands of ever larger icebreaking vessels with power requirement up to 20 MW units. Arctic operation capable vessels are the result of decades of systematic propulsion technology development work, from direct shaft lines to the azimuth thrusters...
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Paper presented at the SNAME 24th Offshore Symposium, February 20, 2019
Paper Number: SNAME-TOS-2019-007
... It is always a challenge to select the "right fuel" for offshore facilities because of the unavailability of well-defined criteria. A study was conducted to develop the fueling strategy for power generation of offshore facilities and for operation of various offshore vessels. Examples...
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Paper presented at the SNAME 24th Offshore Symposium, February 20, 2019
Paper Number: SNAME-TOS-2019-008
... perspective, the proposed system does not represent a safety risk to the facility in normal operation. Safe personnel entry will be managed and safeguarded by dedicated entry procedures. Operationally, less equipment results in lower required maintenance hours. More effort is required for hull and hull...
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Paper presented at the SNAME 24th Offshore Symposium, February 20, 2019
Paper Number: SNAME-TOS-2019-012
..., with the expectation to weather the storms, but now, with increased strengths seen in tropical rotating storms (TRS), ice floes, and deeper operating water depths, more sophisticated mooring components have been developed. Chain has yielded ground to wire and synthetic ropes. Stockless anchors have been replaced...
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Paper presented at the SNAME 24th Offshore Symposium, February 20, 2019
Paper Number: SNAME-TOS-2019-013
... of robustness are identified: Operational (R1), Survival (R2) and Reserve (R3) that span responses in state space ranging from the safe operating limit(SOL) up to system failure at the ALS limit. Systems engineering methods can be used to define system boundaries then map sub-systems and their interactions...
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Paper presented at the SNAME 23rd Offshore Symposium, February 14, 2018
Paper Number: SNAME-TOS-2018-005
... and Marine Engineers Copyright 2018, The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers ABSTRACT An Arctic Mooring JIP was initiated by Kwan Engineering Services and Global Maritime in 2013 to address the issue of Arctic mooring design and operation practice, which was completed in 2016. There were 24...
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Paper presented at the SNAME 23rd Offshore Symposium, February 14, 2018
Paper Number: SNAME-TOS-2018-011
... to determine the most cost effective and appropriate solution is critical for a successful operation. This paper will walk through some of the major components of the planning and decision-making process and will discuss the various challenges and opportunities associated with executing the decommissioning...
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Paper presented at the SNAME 23rd Offshore Symposium, February 14, 2018
Paper Number: SNAME-TOS-2018-012
... disrupt export operations, and an inappropriately managed or configured terminal will be exposed to increased risk of production downtime. This can lead to millions of dollars in lost production revenue, in addition to costs such as demurrage. In order to minimize these costs, an understanding...
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Paper presented at the SNAME 23rd Offshore Symposium, February 14, 2018
Paper Number: SNAME-TOS-2018-020
... become essential in collecting short term business value through cost reduction and building flexible technology infrastructure for long term digital transformation. The new agile development/deployment adopted by the company consists of the following process: identify operational need, develop digital...
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Paper presented at the SNAME 23rd Offshore Symposium, February 14, 2018
Paper Number: SNAME-TOS-2018-023
... pressures exerted on their respective contractors, amplifying the importance of sound QMS documents and the associated practices. The OWF industry can score significant gains by adopting best practices developed by other mature energy industries, such as oil & gas and nuclear. Marine oil & gas operations...

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