Clarksons: Barge Moving (Oilfield Seamanship Series – Volume 5)
Barge Masters, Tow Masters, Marine Advisors, Rig Movers and others responsible for the planning, organisation and execution of the movement of both semi-submersible vessels and other barge types will find this volume contains most of the information required to carry out such operations. It views such work from the ‘barge’ viewpoint and contains data on towing vessel selection, conduct of towing operations and contingency planning.
Other sections deal with the loading of semi-submersible cargo carriers, modular transport operations and other specialist work. It can be used by shore based staff as a planning tool as well as a practical manual of standard operating practices.
The Oilfield Seamanship series describes and explains the majority of standard techniques used in marine operations of the offshore oilfield. The series concentrates on Towing. Anchor Handling, Barge Mooring and Moving, the Operation of Jack-Up type vessels afloat, the practice of stability control on semi-submersibles and ballast control techniques on such vessels. The series of books are organised such that particular volumes are relevant to personnel on specific vessel types.
Publication Code: GP118
Publication Edition Number or Year: 1995
Publication Author: Michael Hancox
Publisher Name: Clarkson Research Services Limited
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