Offshore Support 16,000 ton Jacket

Orca Offshore has been contracted by a large installation contractor to provide offshore support to their installation team for the installation of a 16000 ton Jacket. The work involved:

  1. Support to Go/No-Go Meetings
  2. Launch barge Ballasting
  3. Execute the Jacket docking procedure
  4. Support team with technical challenges on the day
  5. Interface with client and MWS regarding Naval Architectural issues
  6. Perform Live Simulations with MOSES software to aid decisions
  7. Advise operational procedures

See Platform Project detailing the engineering done by Orca-Offshore and UltraMarine Europe for this project.

Spectacular Video of the Launch

Use of MOSES as Digital Twin and live simulation tool.

Arrival of the Jacket in the field


Move-in to crane vessel


Ballasting Down with crane support


Live Docking Simulation