Construction solutions, construction technology and exploitation conditions of protection facilities, keeping the floating platforms at a designed location, are proposed in this scientific paper. They have been developed and proved by thermal calculation and strength prediction.

Protection structure includes a pile row, made of metal pipes, and special all-year cooling (freezing) devices, located inside the metal pipes. The piles are installed into the sea floor sediments or on the bedrock, depending on soil conditions. A compressor unit runs the cooling system during the construction on floating platform. The agent inside the cooling system is circulating which causes ice (in water) and ice-ground (below sea bottom) cylinders to grow around pipes. Ice cylinders form piles of big diameter. These piles may interlock fully or partially, forming a shockproof wall, which can withstand ice loads.

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