Semi-submersible Platform- Kan Tan #3


    Currently, Kan Tan #3 Semi-submersible platform is performing well in South China Sea after its major upgrade years ago. In 2008, under the requirement of Sinopec Shanghai Offshore Petroleum Bureau (SOPB), Whale Offshore carried out Kan Tan #3 upgrade project to increase its deck variable load to over 2,000 tons under towing and survival conditions, and 3,000 tons under drilling operating conditions. The work scope also included adding column sponsons and pontoons, global structure analysis, redundancy analysis, hydrodynamic & air gap analysis, mooring analysis, damage stability analysis, global fatigue analysis and towing resistance analysis etc.

KT 3