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Paper presented at the The 30th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, October 11–16, 2020
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-20-3324
... more than half of the population globally are exposed to at least one natural disaster threat. Taiwan is a high-exposure country. Climate change causes extreme weather hazards to scale-up and centralize, and the risks posed by multiple hazards are also increasing. Developed countries employ the most...
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Paper presented at the The Twelfth ISOPE Pacific/Asia Offshore Mechanics Symposium, October 4–7, 2016
Paper Number: ISOPE-P-16-010
... practical and cost-effective solutions to the current challenges in the export of offshore natural gas. However, hazards during manoeuvring LNG carriers in the vicinity of these terminals can have severe impacts on the safety of life, environment and installations, particularly in bad weather. For instance...
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Paper presented at the The 29th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, June 16–21, 2019
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-19-626
..., exporters, clearing and forwarding agents and other users of port Competitive environment: Other ports and other modes of transport Public environment: Government and other public bodies Exposure to extreme weather condition and aggressive aging mechanisms A port may serve as multipurpose...
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Paper presented at the SPE Symposium: Asia Pacific Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Social Responsibility, April 23–24, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195430-MS
... environments in which staff are expected to operate in - Offshore, Shoreline and Inland – in support of our members, worldwide, 24/7 and on 365 days. Working under irregular weather conditions is one of the main hazards oil spill responders can be exposed to when responding to an oil spill; of particular is...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 3–6, 1999
Paper Number: OTC-10768-MS
... weather. Air temperature In cold weather, when temperatures go below zero, a number of procedures are initiated. Anything which contains water which could freeze causes operational problems or hazards. For example, lifeboat heaters have to be checked, the water in the sprinkler system has to be drained if...
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Paper presented at the OTC Arctic Technology Conference, November 5–7, 2018
Paper Number: OTC-29153-MS
.... Identifying where problem areas will be, and what the conditions will be when ships arrive can prevent downtime, health risks and environmental hazards on such a project. Specialized weather forecasting companies can provide tailored weather information with update frequency and accuracy according to the...
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Paper presented at the The 29th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, June 16–21, 2019
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-19-127
... Optimization, Springer, 405. Ko owrocki, K, and Soszy ska-Budny, J (2017). An Overall Approach to Modeling Operation Threats and Extreme Weather Hazards Impact on Critical Infrastructure Safety, Proc. 27th ESREL Conference, Portoroz. Ko owrocki, K, and Soszy ska-Budny, J (2018). Critical Infrastructure...
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Paper presented at the The 30th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, October 11–16, 2020
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-20-4174
... non-regulated surfaces materials in ro-ro spaces. WP09 Detection SotA: There are no requirements for detection systems on weather deck. Adv: Means for quick and reliable detection on weather deck. SotA: Environment in closed and open ro-ro spaces cause false or delayed alarms in smoke detectors...
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Paper presented at the The 27th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, June 25–30, 2017
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-17-251
...). Application of wave model for weather routing of ships in the North Indian Ocean, Natural Hazards, 44(3), 373 385. Panigrahi, JK and Umesh, PA (2008). Minimal Time Ship Routing Using IRSP4 (MSMR) Analyzed Wind Fields , Marine Geodesy, 31(1), 39 48. Shao,W (2013Development of an Intelligent Tool for Energy...
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Paper presented at the SPE Health, Safety, Security, Environment, & Social Responsibility Conference - North America, April 18–20, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-184453-MS
... active risk management approach to determine not only if personnel can work in an existing weather condition but also under what limitations they can work. The process is: Identify the Hazards Determine the Mitigations Analyze the Residual Risks Implement Controls Monitor This...
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Paper presented at the SPE International Conference and Exhibition on Health, Safety, Security, Environment, and Social Responsibility, April 11–13, 2016
Paper Number: SPE-179316-MS
... rough weather. It is not possible to perform full scale testing in rough weather conditions, thus new methods for analysis of performance in severe wind and wave conditions have been developed. These analyses have provided new knowledge for design development and safe use of FFLBs. The analyses of the...
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Paper presented at the The Twenty-fifth International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, June 21–26, 2015
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-15-170
... Abstract Weather routing represents one increasingly recognized method for reducing fuel consumption, hereby lowering emissions and costs. This paper provides a short outline of weather routing of ships, while focus is on the implementation of the DIRECT (DIviding RECTangles) algorithm in the...
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Paper presented at the CORROSION 2010, March 14–18, 2010
Paper Number: NACE-10058
... INTRODUCTION ABSTRACT Pipeline Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) regulators require that pipelines with external coatings for which the threat of weather related conditions such as lightning can be assessed by External Corrosion Direct Assessment (ECDA), In Line Inspection...
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Paper presented at the OTC Arctic Technology Conference, March 23–25, 2015
Paper Number: OTC-25497-MS
...OTC-25497-MS Forecasting Ice and Weather Conditions for Field Operations in Alaska Robert Raye, Shell Exploration and Production Company Copyright 2015, Offshore Technology Conference This paper was prepared for presentation at the Arctic Technology Conference held in Copenhagen, Denmark, 23 25...
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Oil and Gas Facilities 3 (04): 63–71.
Paper Number: SPE-171553-PA
Published: 17 July 2014
...Yu Poh Foo; Kenneth Gan; Dario Giudice; Giulia De Masi Summary This paper presents an approach to the statistical analysis of weather windows of opportunity, which are defined as the time span over which the stringent, multiparametric conditions required by weather-sensitive marine operations (such...
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Journal of Petroleum Technology 66 (06): 80–83.
Paper Number: SPE-0614-0080-JPT
Published: 01 June 2014
... operator requiring an offshore coiled-tubing (CT) intervention offshore Brunei in the South China Sea encountered challenging monsoon weather conditions as well as limited and aging offshore facilities. Innovative technologies from various applications, including a full-catenary CT system, a dynamic...
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Paper presented at the 48th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 1–4, 2014
Paper Number: ARMA-2014-7596
... result in the release of ice projectiles. Ice build-up mitigation techniques can take the form of simple drainage elements and periodic cold-weather maintenance efforts, or can incorporate more advanced treatments like engineered topographic enhancements and bio-stabilization. In cases where source zone...
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Paper presented at the 5th ISRM Young Scholars' Symposium on Rock Mechanics and International Symposium on Rock Engineering for Innovative Future, December 1–4, 2019
Paper Number: ISRM-YSRM-2019-124
... in judgment results. Therefore, in order to improve the safety of the face, it is important to quantitatively evaluate rock mass properties and to establish a judgment method based on the evaluation. The authors developed the method to quantitatively evaluate weathering and cracks density of a face...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-514
... the weather. Encampments are often located close to goods, services, and resources that individuals need to live. Hazards of Homeless Encampments Homeless encampments bring a distinct set of environmental and safety hazards to the areas inhabited. Table 1 contains examples of the health and safety...
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Paper presented at the The Twenty-first International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, June 19–24, 2011
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-11-052
... Ocean Monitoring Center, National Cheng Kung University Tainan City, TAIWAN, China Chuen Teyr Terng Marine Meteorology Center, Central Weather Bureau Taipei City, TAIWAN, China Chi-Hao Chu Marine Meteorology Center, Central Weather Bureau Taipei City, TAIWAN, China ABSTRACT The purpose of this paper is...

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