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 Kaiye Hu,Yong Ding,Hongwei Wang,et al.Analysis of Capability Requirement of Dynamic Positioning System for Cargo Transfer Vessel at Sea[J].Journal of Marine Science and Application,2019,(2):205-212.[doi:10.1007/s11804-019-00078-6]
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Analysis of Capability Requirement of Dynamic Positioning System for Cargo Transfer Vessel at Sea


Analysis of Capability Requirement of Dynamic Positioning System for Cargo Transfer Vessel at Sea
Kaiye Hu Yong Ding Hongwei Wang Dapeng Xiong Di Yang
Kaiye Hu Yong Ding Hongwei Wang Dapeng Xiong Di Yang
College of Shipbuilding Engineering, Harbin Engineering University, Harbin 150001, China
Cargo transfer vesselWind loadCurrent loadWave loadDP capabilityOil transfer operation
In response to the development of deep-sea oil and gas resources, which require a high degree of cooperation by crude oil transportation equipment, a new type of ship known as the cargo transfer vessel (CTV) has been developed. To provide a theoretical reference for the design and equipment of the CTV’s dynamic positioning system, in this paper, we take the new deepwater CTVas the study object and theoretically and numerically analyze its operation, wind load, current load, wave load, and navigational resistance in a range of Brazilian sea conditions with respect to its positioning and towing modes. We confirm that our proposed method can successfully calculate the total environmental load of the CTVand that the CTV is able to operate normally under the designed sea conditions.


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Received date:2017-10-18;Accepted date:2018-6-16。
Foundation item:This study is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 51509046) and Foundation of Ministry of Industry and Information Technology High-tech Ship Scientific Research (Grant No. 2016-26).
Corresponding author:Kaiye Hu
Last Update: 2019-07-06