Metallic offshore platforms – production chronology and future solutions

  • Aurel – Dan Maimon “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati
Keywords: offshore platforme, jack-up, assembling, loading, installation.


The article, after a short historic setting and an attempt to definitions and classifications, will be articulated around three chapters following the chronology of the realization (studies, manufacturing, installation) of the metallic offshore platforms and will end on a fast review of the solutions of the future. The demand for energy continues to rise asking for inexpensive energy solutions. A large mettalic structure used to house workforce and machinery (offshore platform) extract, process and ship or pipe the oil and natural gas to the hore, can be fixed to the ocean bottom, depending on the circumstances, or could be an island or can float.



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How to Cite
Maimon A – D. Metallic offshore platforms – production chronology and future solutions. Annals of ”Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati. Fascicle XI Shipbuilding [Internet]. 28Dec.2018 [cited 23Oct.2020];41:63-2. Available from:

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