Floating units are an integral part of offshore field development schemes. This paper describes the tailor-made methodology developed by our Company for the integrity management of eight major complex floating units in operation worldwide and four units under construction.

This program is being progressively implemented throughout 2004-05 with the assistance of selected service companies providing efficient modeling tools as a part of life cycle management and emergency response. These units cover converted and new built FPSOs, concrete and steel structures, shallow and deep water locations, moderate and severe environment conditions, ship and box shaped units as well as one TLP and one Liquefied Petroleum Gas unit.

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