CLASSIFICATION AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR FLOATING PRODUCTION SYSTEMS

Floating Productions Systems (FPSs) can be either, custom built or a converted semi-submersible, tanker or barge. The paper describes the necessary steps to be taken for the classification and certification of FPSs and FPSOs. The latest classification and certification requirements are outlined for both semisubmersible and ship type FPSs. Classification and regulatory requirements for the hull structure, stability, station keeping, shipboard and production systems are discussed.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • OTC 95, 27th Annual Offshore Technology Conf; 1-4 May 1995; Houston, Tx, USA. Procs. Vol 3, ppr 7835, p 281 [11 p, 28 fig, 1 tab, 4 fig]
  • Authors:
    • Bowie, R D
    • Richardson, K L
  • Publication Date: 1995

Language

  • English

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00727755
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 4 1996 12:00AM