A survey of present technology and future trends in single-point mooring buoys covers the second-generation design of an SPM by Woodfield Rochester Ltd.; changes contemplated for the third and fourth generation Woodfield buoys; the Tower Tanker Mooring (T.T.M.) developed by GEM-Hersent Offshore, and the more recent T.T.M.-B.L. for bow loading, fitted with an oscillating flow boom and loading pole to eliminate undersea hoses and floating hoses; the Exposed Location Single Buoy Mooring (E.L.S.B.M.) ordered fro the Shell/Esso Auk field in the North Sea from the I.H.C.-Holland Group in Rotterdam; and the SPAR unit, with a storage capacity of 300,000 bbl, to be installed by Shell in the Brent field.

  • Corporate Authors:

    IPC Industrial Press Limited

    33-40 Bowling Green Lane
    London EC1R 0NE,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1973-6-15

Media Info

  • Pagination: 3 p.
  • Serial:
    • Petroleum Times
    • Volume: 77
    • Issue Number: 1963
    • Publisher: IPC Industrial Press Limited

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00056557
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Petroleum Institute
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 22 1974 12:00AM