TRENDS IN OFFSHORE TOWING AND SUPPLY VESSEL DESIGNS

This paper presents a review of the principal design parameters of 196 Offshore Towing and Supply Vessels built since the conception of the industry. The survey includes 46 Anchor Handling/Towing Tugs, 67 Offshore Supply Vessels, and 83 Anchor Handling/Towing Supply Vessels. All vessels used are representative of their length and horsepower class. The study was done with an aim to show trends in the principal design characteristics of these vessels. Tables and plots illustrating these have been shown in order to provide aids for designers, owners, and operators in planning future vessels, so as to maximize their capabilities and performance.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual OTC held in Houston, Texas April 30-May 3, 1979, Volume 1.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Offshore Technology Conference

    6200 North Central Expressway
    Dallas, TX  United States  45206
  • Authors:
    • Raj, A
    • White, C N
  • Publication Date: 1979

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  • Accession Number: 00195847
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Offshore Technology Conference
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Volume 1 Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1979 12:00AM