TOW-OUT OF THE NINIAN CENTRAL PLATFORM -- THE LARGEST STRUCTURE EVER MOVED BY MAN

The Ninian Central Platform is a circular concrete gravity structure, 140m in diameter at its base, with seven concentric walls of stepped heights intersected by radial walls at 45 degree angles. A 14m wide central shaft is surrounded by a breakwater wall 45m in diameter and 1.6m thick. Between these two walls drill slots are arranged for drilling up to 42 wells.

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    Royal Institution of Naval Architects

    10 Upper Belgrave Street
    ,   United States 
  • Publication Date: 1978-9

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  • Pagination: p. 157-159
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  • Accession Number: 00189457
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 25 1979 12:00AM