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Mooring Analysis for Converted VLCC MT Chios

BMT was appointed by Sembawang Shipyard Pte Ltd (SSPL) to carry out the mooring analysis of the vessel MT Chios during its conversion into a floating storage and offloading (FSO) facility at Karimun Shipyard, Indonesia and Sembawang Shipyard, Singapore.

Overview

Client: Sembawang Shipyard Pte Ltd

Country: Indonesia and Singapore

Project Location: Kariumun (Indonesia) and Sembawang (Singapore) Shipyards

What We Delivered

BMT was appointed by Sembawang Shipyard Pte Ltd to carry out a mooring analysis of the vessel MT Chios during its conversion into a floating storage and offloading (FSO) facility at Karimun Shipyard, Indonesia and Sembawang Shipyard, Singapore.

The FSO is part of a project to develop the Banyu Urip field in East Java, Indonesia. The FSO stores crude oil whilst being hooked to the mooring tower at the bottom of the sea.

The layout of the berth, metocean data, bathymetry and initial vessel mooring arrangement details were provided by SSPL.

What We Delivered

The scope of work for the mooring analysis included:

  1. Setup the model for the two repair berths using the initial drawings and mooring arrangements received from Sembawang Shipyard;
  2. Carry out the mooring analysis for the vessel MT Chios, using one, five and ten-year return period data from metocean conditions report received from Sembawang Shipyard at both these places;
  3. Based on the results of the analysis, suggest any critical areas which might need attention or modification.

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