Pragmatic and Consistent Approach to Life Extension of Floating Structures

Morandini, Cedric (Bureau Veritas) | Floury, Jerome (Bureau Veritas)


Life extension of offshore assets is a popular and hot topic as Operators are willing to maximize the operation of their platforms in order to increase their economical returns while maintaining satisfactory level of safety and integrity of their asset. The paper will propose a pragmatic, fit for purpose and consistent approach in establishing the baselines for life extension of any type of floating structures: FSO, FPSO, FSRU, FSU, FLNG and FPU.