CHAIN OUT OF PLANE BENDING FATIGUE

CHAIN OUT OF PLANE BENDING FATIGUE. CHAIN OPB JIP

Main Objective:

Address the OPB phenomenon and prevent mooring systems from OPB risk. The JIP program included chain testing and FEA work and developed a design practice for verifying mooring systems against OPB.

Main Participants:

SBM, Technip, Sofec, Noble, Denton, Bluewater, Principia, Doris, Saipem, HHI, HSE, Exxon, Petrobras, Husky, Total, Hess, ConocoPhillips, Statoil, Chevron, BP, Ramnas Bruk and Vicinay Cadenas.

Execution Period:

2006-2013.

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