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3.4.1 3.4.1.1 3.4.1.2 3.4.2 3.4.3 3.4.3.1 3.4.3.2 3.4.3.3 3.4.3.4 3.4.3.5 3.4.3.6 3.4.3.7 3.4.3.8 3.4.3.9 3.4.4 3.4.4.1 3.4.4.2 3.4.5 3.4.6 3.4.6.1 3.4.6.2 3.4.7 3.4.7.1 3.4.7.2 3.4.7.3 3.4.7.4 3.4.7.5 3.4.7.6 3.4.7.7 3.4.7.8 3.4.7.9 3.4.7.10 3.4.7.11 3.4.7.12 INTRODUCTION Scope /general Definition CODES & STANDARDS General System of Units Sea Bed Features Platform Configuration Chart datum level Platform location & Orientation Water depth Marine Growth Geometrical constraints Deck Heights DESIGN PHILOSOPHY Load combinations Load contingencies MATERIAL ENVIRONMENTAL CRITERIA Seismic Data Corrosion Protection DESIGN LOADS In- service condition Structure Dead Load Equipment Load Crane load Live Loads Open Area Live Loads Wind Loads Wave Loads Earth Quake loads Equipment support Barge Bumper Boat landing Riser & Conductors

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3.4.7.13 3.4.7.14 3.4.7.15 3.4.7.16 3.4.7.17 3.4.7.18 3.4.7.19 3.4.7.20 3.4.7.21 3.4.8 3.4.8.1 3.4.8.2 3.4.8.3 3.4.8.4 3.4.8.5 3.4.8.6 3.4.8.7 3.4.9 3.4.9.1 3.4.9.2 3.4.9.3 3.4.9.4 3.4.9.5 3.4.9.6 3.4.9.7 3.4.9.8 3.4.10 3.4.10.1 3.4.10.2 3.4.10.3 3.4.10.4 3.4.10.5 3.4.10.6 3.4.10.7 3.4.10.8 3.4.10.9 3.4.10.10 3.4.10.11 3.4.10.12 3.4.10.13

Special Loads Heli Deck Pre-Service conditions Load Out Transportation Wave slam Lift Operations Other Installation Loads Stab-in Guide & Installation Aids Fabrication Loads JACKET FATIGUE DESIGN General Fatigue Life Loading Analysis procedure SCF SN Curve Marking Joints FOUNDATION DESIGN Soil Data Foundation type Scour Under drive & Over Drive Pile Group Effect Shear Keys Pile Installation Soil disturbance DESIGN PROCEDURE General Connections Deflections Structural Analysis Deck Plate & Grating Beam & Plate Girder Handrails, Walkways, Stairways, and Landings Access platforms Crane Fire walls Skid shoe Design Sea Fastenings Stab-in Guides & Installation

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3.4.10.14 3.4.10.15 3.4.10.16 3.4.10.17 3.4.10.18 3.4.10.19 3.4.10.20 3.4.10.21 3.4.10.22 3.4.10.23 3.4.10.24 3.4.10.25 3.4.11 3.4.12 3.4.13 3.4.14

Jacket Launch Hydrostatic collapse Jacket floatation and upending Jacket On-bottom stability Jacket & Top side Installation Aids Boat landing Barge Bumper Riser protector/ Conductor protectors Conductor Guide Framing Conductors Design of I /J tube Design Temporary Member/ Props Heli deck Miscellaneous Accessories Modification of Platforms Weight Control STANDARDS AND CODES LIST OF SPECIFICATIONS LOAD CONTINGENCY PROJECT SPECIFICATIONS : : : : : : : : : : DESIGN LIFE PLATFORM LOCATION AND WATER DEPTH MARINE GROWTH PROFILE CORROSION ZONES EXTREME STORM PARAMETERS OPERATING STORM PARAMETERS ENVIRONMENTAL PARAMETERS FOR INSTALLATION CONDITIONS ENVIRONMENTAL PARAMETERS FOR FATIGUE ANALYSIS WAVE EXCEEDANCE DATA LIVE LOADS OPEN DECK AREA LIVE LOADS : DESIGN WIND FORCES

APPENDIX - I. APPENDIX - IA. APPENDIX - II. APPENDIX - III. TABLE-1 TABLE-2 TABLE-3 TABLE-4 TABLE-5 TABLE-6 TABLE-7 TABLE-8 TABLE-9 TABLE-10 TABLE- 11 : TABLE-12

4 REV. 5. 4. 2.0 SHEET 5 of 5 TABLE-13 TABLE-14 TABLE-15 TABLE-16 TABLE-17 TABLE-18 TABLE-19 TABLE-20 TABLE-21 TABLE-22 APPENDIX .OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. WELL DESIGN GEOMETRICAL CONSTRAINTS CTU OPERATION MODULAR RIG RISER DETAILS ANNEXURES TO APPENDIX-IV1. 3.IV. DETAILS OF JACK UP RIGS . : LOAD COMBINATIONS : INCREASE IN PERMISSIBLE STRESSES : SPECIAL LOADS : GEOTECHNICAL DATA : : : : : : PARAMETERS FOR PILE DRIVEABLITY ANALYSIS JACK-UP RIG PENETRATION LIST & DETAILS OF PILE PROPOSED TO BE MOBILIZED DRIVING HAMMERS LIST OF MAJOR LIFTS AS ENVISAGED BY THE BIDDER HELI DECK ANALYSIS STATIC HELICOPTER DATA PROJECT SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS 1. CONDUCTOR ORIENTATION 2.

OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. 3. principles of design and those directly applicable to bidder’s design /concept shall be followed as a mandatory requirement. Appendix-III. III & IV.4. 5. The bidders shall furnish following details as a minimum in their bid proposal: 1. The design criteria those relate to functional requirements of components. The facility shall be designed in accordance with the requirements specified in this section.1. Sizes and strength of major components. Drawings of topsides and substructure including appurtenances. Patented design. if proposed. This Design Criteria has been prepared as a guide during Detailed Engineering for the Platform Project. shall have to be certified and established to have strength and durability for the intended design life. shall be as per Appendix IV & V. Project specific requirements and exclusions. if any. Table -20 2. The basic input information furnished in Project specification at Appendix III and IV is to be complied with. Conceptual design of platform with proposed structural scheme including In-place analysis. The design service life of the platform shall be as per Table-1.4. 4.0 SHEET 6 of 6 3. . Details of major lifts with proposed crane vessel as per Appendix III. The design methods described herein shall be followed in addition to Contractor’s design methods.1 INTRODUCTION Scope/General Structural design criteria described herein establishes the minimum requirements of design of fixed offshore platform as per the codes and standards listed in Appendix I.1 3.4 REV. 6. Detailed track record of the proposed design for similar application magnitude and complexities Major assumptions/considerations for the bidder’s proposed design in accordance with the Appendix II.

4.IA. contingencies and tolerances due to weight growth. grating. Local load conditions are those considered in the analysis and design of plating.4. inaccuracies. however. the CONTRACTOR shall also ensure that the Work is executed in accordance with all mandatory Indian Statutory and Regulatory requirements. buildings module. Fixed offshore platforms (Platform in short) include pile-founded steel structures for offshore drilling. Pre-service design conditions are those that occur prior to platform operation and shall generally include transportation and installation considerations. appurtenances and other individual members as applicable.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3.1 CODES AND STANDARDS Mandatory Indian Statutory Requirements This document has been prepared to the International Standards detailed in Appendix-1. which pertain to the postinstallation phase of the platform life. etc.2 Definitions The following definitions shall apply. Platform in-service design conditions are those. 3.2 3.1. and typically includes in-place. . module support frames and skids. earthquake and fatigue considerations. beams.2. Datum weight of a structure equals the nominal weight increased to allow for mill tolerances. processing.0 SHEET 7 of 7 The functional specifications of the related activities/items shall be as per Appendix. Nominal weight of structure excludes mill tolerances.4 REV. helideck etc. Global load conditions are those considered in the analysis and design of the substructure. gas flaring. The term superstructure applies to the structural parts of the topside facilities including decks.4. accommodation.. superstructure trusses and legs and module frames. inaccuracies. The term substructure in this Specification applies to the supporting structure from the wave zone to the foundation and typically includes the jacket and piles. 3. contingencies and tolerances for weight growth.

shall be established by means of a grid survey of bathymetry of a region covering an area 250 meters beyond the footprint of sub-structure at mudline using a grid line spacing of 25 meters. If the seabed slope is such as to tilt the Jacket by an angle exceeding 25 minutes. Any conflict between the applicable codes and this Design criteria shall be referred to the Company for resolution. sizes. the detail design shall take into account the slope in seabed in the form of adjustment in framing and/or mudmat elevations.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. clearances.1 GENERAL System of Units The SI system of units shall be used throughout the project.3. If the slope in seabed is such as to tilt the structure. if any.3.4 Chart Datum Level All elevations shall be referenced to chart datum ( 0. if any. Specifications and standards given shall be met.0 SHEET 8 of 8 3.4 REV.3 3.4.4.2 Seabed Feature The Jackets should be designed for seabed slope and to meet the installation tolerances. 3. 3.2 Codes Standards & Regulations The requirements of the latest published versions of the listed codes.0M).2.3 Platform Configuration The platform shall be sized and designed in accordance with the approved equipment layout and arrangement. 3.4.3. before or at the early stage of detailed Engineering.4. the slope shall be considered in design. All dimensions shall be shown in millimeters and all levels shall be shown in metres. Chart Datum for Indian waters is Indian Spring Low water. . space requirements for personnel movement and maintenance purposes and keep necessary provision in the layout. The slope in seabed.4. Company's decision in this regard shall be final and binding on the Contractor.4. For the determination of platform size and equipment arrangement Contractor shall consider the equipment weights. All other relevant and related Codes concerning the specific job under consideration and/or referred in the above-mentioned Codes shall be followed wherever applicable. 3.3. Design of the Jackets should also consider mudslide. Recommended practices.

so as not to be in wave splash zone as defined in Table-4.5 Platform Location and Orientation The location and orientation of the platforms shall be as given in Table-2. Allowance shall not be made for the efficacy of the MGP system described above. Appendix-III. Appendix-III. 3. .0m in the actual water depth shall be allowed.4. Appendix-III. For the design of substructure appurtenances. well conductors.4.3.00M below Chart Datum shall be fitted with an ocean powered Marine Growth Prevention (MGP) system. 3. Water Depth at the site of the works may be taken as indicative for preliminary work but the actual water depth shall be determined by Contractor before the commencement of detailed Engineering.0 SHEET 9 of 9 3. For this purpose still water level shall be considered as CD+ (LAT) + (75% of Astronomical Tide) + (Storm Surge). The design of platforms shall include full allowance for marine growth on all members of the jackets.6 Water Depth The approximate water depths with respect to chart datum at platform locations are as given in Table-2.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. a provision for the variation of ±1.4. The values of Marine Growth thickness to be followed is given in the Table Table-3.8 Geometrical Constraints The top horizontal framing of the substructure shall be at minimum (+)6.3. caissons. Minimum air gap requirement shall be as per API RP 2A. etc. Refer Appendix IV for geometrical constraints from Jack-Up Rig operational point of view.9 Deck Heights Space between the deck levels shall be sufficient to contain the process. 3.4. The design basis shall assume that marine growth is not removed or cleaned off by any means.3. utility systems and piping and provide adequate access for operations and maintenance.3.4 REV.7 M elevation above chart datum level. .7 Marine Growth All the framing members including jacket legs and well conductors between the jacket top level and EL (-)30. appurtenances including risers. Appendix-III. 3.3.4.

installation aids. launch truss (if required).All legs.0 SHEET 10 of 10 3.Pile Analysis & Design Fatigue Seismic Accidental loads. stairs. d) Topsides secondary steel members shall include deck plate. and hand railing. skirt sleeves.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. deck beams/girders. casings/caissons. walkways. • Topsides – All truss members. barge bumpers. walkways.4. vertical/inclined/ horizontal bracing. Barge bumper and load bearing installation aids. appurtenances and their supports and mud mats. . grating. • Jacket. piles. The extent of the analyses shall be to demonstrate the adequacy of the structures under all envisaged phases and anticipated loading. b) Structure Analysis and design shall be in accordance with the requirements of API RP 2A and AISC using working stress design methods. e) Jacket secondary steel members shall include boat landing. but not limited to:IN-SERVICE CONDITION • • • • • In-place operating and extreme storm Foundation Design. c) Primary steel members shall include. equipment support beams. Analyses shall include.4 REV. deck beams/stringers. Helideck plating.4 DESIGN PHILOSOPHY Primary and major secondary steelwork for the Topsides modules and Jacket (including foundation) shall be proportioned to ensure adequate strength and serviceability throughout all facets of installation and in service conditions a) The Jacket and Topside shall be designed to withstand the extreme storm and operating storms that occur in the Mumbai High area of the Arabian Sea as indicated in Appendix-III. All structural analyses shall be performed using a suite of computer programmes applicable to the design of offshore structures. crane pedestal and deck legs.

4.4.4.4.7 and 3.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3.1. utilities and any other loads to which the system will be subjected during fabrication.14 consisting of dead loads. .1 Load Combinations The minimum load combinations as indicated at Table 13 at Appendix –III shall be considered in the Analysis and Design of the Platform structures. For other analyses the CONTRACTOR shall develop the necessary basic load cases and load combinations appropriate to the structure. Mill tolerance and Weld Metal The Contractor shall accurately calculate the pre-service and in-service design loads as described in Sections 3. 3.0 SHEET 11 of 11 PRE-SERVICE CONDITION • • • • • Fabrication Loadout Transportation & Sea fastening design Installation Substructure o Jacket structures (launch OR lift.2 Increase in Permissible Stresses A one-third in permissible stresses shall be allowed according to Table-14. installation and operation etc.4.1.4 REV. A minimum of 3% weight allowance to account for mill tolerance and weld metal shall be applied for all analyses. piping and equipment loads (empty and operating). topside modules. transportation.4.1 Permissible Stresses and Factors of Safety Unless otherwise noted in this Specification permissible stresses and factors of safety shall be as recommended in API RP 2A and AISC.4.4. This allowance shall be added to the estimated substructure and superstructure dead weight. 3. flotation and up-ending) o On Bottom stability o Pile installation analysis o Design of Installation aids for substructure Superstructure o Lifting Analysis o Design of Installation aids for superstructure • 3.4.2 Load Contingencies.4. Appendix-III 3.

3.2 Corrosion Protection All structures shall be designed to resist corrosion in different zones defined in the Table 4. applied either globally or locally.6.5 MATERIAL All materials shall conform to respective specification given in accordance with Spec.4.4.2.0 6.1 Seismic Data The earthquake loading on the combined jacket and super structure shall be calculated using the response spectrum method and in accordance with the provision of API RP 2A.0 Refer Para 3.2.4.6. ENVIRONMENTAL CRITERIA For all environmental data refer Appendix-III. shall include contingencies as defined in Appendix-II.0 SHEET 12 of 12 In the preliminary analysis stage and till the accurate estimation of loads is arrived.6.4. General Specification for materials.4 REV.1 Corrosion Allowance Additional material thickness shall be provided as corrosion allowance for structural members and other components in the splash zone as follows:Corrosion Allowance Thickness (mm) Refer Para 3.0 13. Still Water Level shall be taken as CD+(LAT) + (50% of Astronomical Tide) 3. over and above the estimated loads. 3. Appendix.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. The response spectrum data for this analysis shall follow the guidelines for Zone-IV earthquake area as given in Indian Standard IS-1893 For the earthquake condition.4.6. fabrication & installation of structure.4. the platform in-service and pre-service design loads. 6001F.4.6.3 Submerged Zone Splash Zone Barge Bumper2 Boat Landing2 Other members in splash zone1 Atmospheric Zone .2 6.III following manner for the design life of the structures: 3.6. 3.2.

architectural items. riser protectors. pumps casings.2 Cathodic protection All steel surfaces in the submerged zone shall be protected against corrosion by a sacrificial anode system. rubber. riser protectors.3 Painting All steel surfaces in the splash zone and atmospheric zone shall be painted in accordance with specification No. which are inaccessible for maintenance and thereby susceptible to corrosion. including their stabbing guides shall be painted irrespective of the applicable zone. and conductors at splash zone etc.6.4 Structural Detailing Areas and joints. caissons. The design conditions pertaining to Cathodic protection system are given in Specification FS 4020B.7 DESIGN LOADS The loads described in the following section shall apply to the Jacket and Topsides unless specified otherwise.4. 3.4. anodes.4.7.4 REV. Contractor shall submit the design/ analysis of anode and anode location drawings to the company for approval 3. etc. timber. etc. 3.2. .0 SHEET 13 of 13 Note: 1..etc. All structure.1 Structure Dead Loads The structure dead loads shall include the weight of all structural members including deck plate.6.2.6.2.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. grating. 3. IN.4.2005 “Protective Coatings”. hand rails. The corrosion allowance shall apply to the barge bumper and boat landing main structural members. All equipment. stairways and appurtenances such as barge bumpers. 2. shall be suitably sealed by methods such as boxing with plates. boat landings.4.SERVICE CONDITION 3.

7. Open Area Live Loads should be combined with equipment weight data.4. where applicable. 3.2 Equipment Loads Equipment loads shall include the weight of all equipments. 3. The Open Area live loads shall be used in conjunction with equipment and crane loads for the design of primary and major secondary steel members. piping.6 Wind Loads Wind loads shall be calculated according to the requirements of API RP 2A. The Open Area Live Loads which shall be applied to all clear unoccupied areas of deck and internal areas of the Utility and Equipment rooms.4 Live Loads for Local and Global Design: The magnitudes of local and global live loads to be used in the in-service analysis and design shall be as defined in Table-10 of Appendix-III. 3. 3. Appendix-III.5 Open Area live Load Open Area live Load as indicated at Table 11 of Appendix-III shall be used as specified in respective load combination tables given at Table 13 at Appendix-III.3 Crane Loads The CONTRACTOR shall determine the static and dynamic crane loads and use data provided by the crane manufacturer. Equipment weight as indicated in weight control report or as provided by the Equipment Vendor shall be taken. bulk material..4.III.7. Two basic load conditions shall be considered for global design. Other specific equipment loads are as specified at Appendix.4.4.4 REV. The dynamic crane load cases shall consider a range or boom directions to ensure all possible lifting scenarios are adequately checked. etc.7.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. A minimum of eight boom directions shall be considered. Appendix-III.4. shall be used as specified in respective load combination tables given at Table 13. hydrostatic test weights shall be considered.0 SHEET 14 of 14 3.7. These loads are to be developed based on equipment layouts.7. The wind area for global design of the Topsides shall be calculated assuming . For global analysis and design appropriate percentages of the live loads given for local beam design in Table-10-III & IV. These are: • Equipment & Piping Dead Weight • Equipment & Piping with Operating Contents Weight For local design.

3. a) A minimum of eight or twelve storm directions. For each direction of approach. Analysis shall be performed for wave approach along grid directions and selected diagonal directions.4. Appendix-III shall be applied to maximize loading on all structural components. 'Stokes' Fifth Order theory’ shall be used to compute water particle kinematics. The wave particle kinematics multiplied by the wave kinematics factor and the current velocities adjusted for blockage. Wave kinematics factor as given along with Table-5& 6 Appendix-III shall be used to account for wave directional spreading or irregularity in wave profile shape. The design wave shall be treated as a regular wave. For any other water level at different points along the wave. in accordance with API RP 2A or as listed at Table 12 at Appendix-III. b) Wind shall be assumed to act simultaneously and collinearly with wave and current forces. using apparent wave period computed as per API RP 2A.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. the more severe of the environmental parameters of directions adjacent to it shall be selected from Table 5 & 6. shall be considered for each load case for the extreme storm and operating storm conditions. The current speed in the vicinity of the platform shall be reduced by the current blockage factors. Morison's equation applied to only the normal components of velocity and acceleration shall be used to compute normal wave forces on the individual members. the velocities shall be calculated based on linear stretching of the current profile. Waves and current shall be considered concurrent with wind. shall be considered for each load case for the extreme storm and operating storm conditions. depending on the configuration of jacket structure. c) Wind speeds should be adjusted for elevation and gust duration. The coefficients of drag and mass (inertia) Cd and Cm values shall be considered as per API RP 2A.0 SHEET 15 of 15 that the area between the decks is fully enclosed. depending on the configuration of jacket structure. Wind area(s) shall also include the equipments located other than above enclosed deck area. Design wind speeds are as detailed at Table 5 & 6 at Appendix III.4 REV. A minimum of eight or twelve storm directions. The given current profile shall be treated as applicable to water depth equal to still water level. shall be added vectorially to obtain total velocity vector at any point. .7. Conductor shielding factors shall be considered as per API RP 2A.7 Wave & Current Loads Environmental parameters as defined in Table-5 & 6.

The importance factor shall be taken as 2. 3. 3.7. For building /equipment/ modules an equivalent static analysis shall be carried out with a horizontal seismic coefficient of 0. pipe supports and other supports steelwork shall be designed to withstand the operating and hydrotest loads specified on the vendor data/ documents.12. shall be taken as occurring in both horizontal directions and 50% in the vertical direction. Earthquake Forces.0 tonne-metre.7.4.7.4 REV.4. The response spectrum data for this analysis shall follow the guidelines for Zone-IV earthquake area as given in Indian Standards IS-1893. 3. Installation Loads.0 KPa on each landing Dead Load + Boat impact load at different points on the berthing face Dead Load + Extreme environmental load. Contribution of the marine growth in the added mass shall be considered in the analysis.4 tonne-metre. wherever applicable.11 Boat Landing The Boat landing and its associated connections and local framing shall be designed for the following load combinations:a) b) c) d) Dead load + Live Load of 5. b) Vessel impact lateral in the middle 1/3 height of post.4. Energy to be .9 Equipment Supports All equipment supports. absorbed in the system shall be 11. Energy to be absorbed in the system shall be 30.7.8 Earthquake Loads The earthquake loading on the combined Jacket and super structure shall be calculated using the response spectrum method and in accordance with the provisions of API RP 2A.0 SHEET 16 of 16 3.0 and the coefficient to account for the soil foundation system shall be taken as 1.10 Barge Bumpers The Barge Bumpers and their associated connections to the Jacket shall be designed for the following loading: a) Vessel impact directly in the middle 1/3 height of post.4.2.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3.

OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. c) Skidded or trolleyed loadout: Structures shall be loaded out onto the transportation barge by means of launchways.4. a) All dead and equipments loads together with weights for all preinstalled lifting gear. The loads should be based on the Weight Control Report b) For lifted Loadout.0 tonne metre. wheel trolleys or by direct lifting. wheeled dollies. Where the boat landing is to act integral with a Barge Bumper system. etc should be considered.15 Load.7.4. Lift Analyses. sea-fastenings. PRE-SERVICE CONDITIONS 3.4.10 shall also be considered.4. The structures shall be checked for adequacy for the proposed loadout operation and for the effects of the localised loadings resulting from change in slope of launchways/tracks and the change in draft of the transportation barge as the structure moves on to it.4.18.4.7.7. The analysis and Design of Heli Deck integrating the super structure module shall be carried out as per the data and load combinations given at Table 21 & Table 22 Appendix-III. loose ship items.7.13 Special Loads: Deleted. the requirements of the section 3. .out The proposed method of load out shall be determined by the CONTRACTOR and could be by means of continuous or discrete skids.14 Heli Deck.7.0 SHEET 17 of 17 The energy to be absorbed in the system from vessel impact shall be 3.12 Risers & Conductors Contractor shall consider the provisions of conductors and risers as per the details indicated at Appendix IV under Project Specific Requirement 3. refer to the criteria described in section 3. The following should be considered.4 REV. 3. continuous or discrete skids.7. 3.

including three point support conditions.16 Transportation ` A.4.0 SHEET 18 of 18 The analysis for substructure to be loaded out on launch cradle shall cover the front end of launch cradle unsupported for various distances (barge moves downward).OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. a) Dead and equipments loads should be considered together with weights for all preinstalled lifting gear.2g The transportation inertia loads shall be combined as roll + heave and pitch + heave. the following inertia loads in addition to gravity load shall be considered. 3. the analysis shall cover cases due to loss of support of one or more supports. and two ends of the launch trusses supported (barge moves upward). Period) Roll Pitch Heave 25º 15º + 0. For structures loaded out on discrete skids or wheeled dollies. Preliminary transportation Analysis:All structures shall be checked for the inertia loads during sea transportation. For other means of load out the analysis shall be based on the support conditions likely to be experienced. The following should be considered. pending a detailed transportation and barge motions analysis.4 REV. Detailed Transportation Analysis . Barge Type Small cargo barge (76 m LOA or 23m beam) Large barges c) Single Amplitude (in 10 Sec. loose ship items. If the support conditions envisaged during weighting of the deck/module are different from those considered for loadout analysis. B. etc. Consideration shall be given to the support points used for sea fastening. a separate analysis shall be performed with appropriate support conditions to ensure adequacy of the structure during weighing operations. sea fastening.5º +0. The loads should be based on the Weight Control Report.7.2g 20º 12. b) For the preliminary transportation condition.

4 times the energy required by the designed wind to heel the vessel to the same critical angle. Surge and Sway motions. Static Stability of barge/structure system: a) b) Intact condition Damaged condition with at least any one compartment of barge flooded. Heave. Hogben and P. Wind forces shall be calculated as per ABS Rules. (i) The positive range of stability (ignoring strength or down flooding consideration ) shall be in the range of 300-400 (ii) The righting energy available to resists capsizing shall be at least 1. The computer analysis shall be performed in accordance with the ABS or any other International Certification Agency rules along with the provisions given therein.: Ocean Wave Statistics” by N. The final transportation analysis shall consist of the following: I. II. This analysis shall include the following phases: a) Determination of fundamental periods of Roll.4 REV. Lumb) The following shall be considered for the route specific dynamic motion analysis: i) Wave direction: Beam. Pitch. b) Response of the system for various sea states.0 SHEET 19 of 19 The design of all structures shall accommodate the forces imposed during transportation.E. . Head and Quartering Seas. The following barge stability criteria shall be satisfied.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. Sustained wind speeds of 148 kmph and 93 kmph shall be considered for calculating the wind forces on the barge freeboard and cargo’s surface area for Intact and Damaged conditions respectively. Dynamic motion response analysis for barge/structure system: In order to determine the maximum loads imposed on the structure and sea fastenings during the course of voyage from fabrication yard to offshore site an analysis of the dynamic motion response for the structure/barge system shall be performed. Yaw. (Ref.

One-third increase in permissible stress shall be allowed.4. the Contractor shall be responsible for the design of seafastening and the preparation of detailed seafastening drawings. Bending stresses due to both horizontal and vertical slam forces shall be considered. Any reinforcement to the barge deck or modification to the seafastening/ loadout arrangement to make the cargo barge safe for the operations is Contractor’s responsibility.17 Wave Slam Horizontal members in the wave zone shall be designed for wave slam forces in accordance with API RP 2A. After obtaining the maximum response for various sea states. iii) In order to obtain the maximum acceleration response.0 SHEET 20 of 20 ii) The maximum sea state to be considered shall depend upon route of tow and season of tow.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. For X-braces. Contractor shall also be responsible for verifying the strength of the cargo/launch barge deck and framing system to satisfactorily withstand the loads on it during load out and transportation. The environmental conditions to be considered shall be based on an average recurrence period of not less than ten years for the season of year when the tow will take place. iv) A reduced wave height (less than the maximum)/period combination.7.4 REV. the structure shall be again analysed for the corresponding maximum inertia/gravity forces. the current velocity components should not be included in the wave kinematics when calculating wave slam loading. 3. members shall be assumed to span the full length. Member lengths shall be reduced to account for Jacket leg ratio. Based on the above analysis. at least three sets of periods shall be chosen for the maximum sea state for each direction of approach depending upon the dynamic characteristics of the barge/structure system and the towing speed of barge. However. 6001F. if that is likely to result in near resonant response conditions. All engineering related to loadout and transportation shall be subject to approval by a marine surveyor as described in Spec. .

loose ship items. each diagonal carries 50% of the static lift weight and second with one diagonal sling carry 75% and the other diagonal sling carry 25% of the static lift weight. The lifting scheme including requirements of spreader frame shall be finalised based on this study. first assuming all slings equally effective i.4 REV. Static equilibrium during the lifting operation shall be ensured. Appendix-III along with the marine spread proposed for installation. Rigging shall be designed to limit the swing of the lifted objects within 2 degrees from horizontal about any axis.4. a) Dead and equipments loads should be considered together with weights for all preinstalled lifting gear. A three-dimensional space frame lift analysis shall be performed for all structures to be lifted.e.35 shall be applied to the lift weight for all other members transmitting lifting forces. b) c) d) e) f) A complete three-dimensional idealised mathematical model of the structure shall be analysed for the stresses developed during lifting operation to comply with the provisions of API RP-2A. padeyes and adjacent members A dynamic factor of 1.7.4. This study shall include adverse combinations of variation in centre of gravity / weight. etc. buildings and other items as per Section 3. During Detail Engineering the contractor shall perform a lift study to establish that the modules as conceived are able to lift with the proposed barge crane. The loads should be based on the Weight Control Report.3. The bidder to provide list of major lifts as envisaged by him in the format furnished in Table-20. Where a four sling arrangement is used to lift the item.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. sea-fastenings.0 shall be applied to the lift weight of the item for the design of lifting frames.18 Lift Operations: All structures shall be checked for the loads applied during lift operations in accordance with API RP 2A. The following shall be considered. the analysis shall be carried out in two cases. Structural deflections shall be limited for deflection sensitive equipment.10. The weight control report generated shall form the basis of the study.0 SHEET 21 of 21 3. A dynamic factor of 2.Deflection. .

Dynamic analysis shall be carried out to predict the fundamental periods of the platforms in order to confirm the sensitivity of the structure to wave induced . Wind loads shall be included with this load condition. 3. The CONTRA CTOR shall determine details of the loads and the structure support points. 3.7. The imposed loads shall be appropriate to the method of installation.4. A deterministic fatigue analysis using PalmgrenMiner’s Rule shall be used to predict the fatigue life of structural connection. 3. Vertical impact force = 50% of the static weight of the item.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. If the subsequent weight control reports / actual weighing of the module indicate a weight increase of more than 5% and / or a shift in centre of gravity of more than 2% of the corresponding linear dimension.8.1 JACKET FATIGUE DESIGN General The tubular joints of the Jackets shall be analysed for fatigue endurance in accordance with API RP 2A.7.8 3.7. Consideration shall be given to the support points used for weighing and load out.4. appropriate for the site location.4.0 SHEET 22 of 22 The load combination shall include appropriate skew load distribution between the two diagonal pair of slings to account for sling length variation. a revised lift analysis shall be carried out to ensure that the permissible stress are not exceeded due to the revised weight / centre of gravity.21 Fabrication Loads All structures shall be checked for the loads applied during fabrication.20 Stab-in Guides and Installation Aids All stab-in guides and bumpers shall be designed for the following loads. The analysis shall also be repeated if the framing arrangements of lifting scheme. as a minimum: • • Horizontal impact force = 10% of the static weight of the item. spreader frame arrangement or components to be lifted are revised to an extent to affect the stress distribution in the structure. 3.4.4 REV.19 Other Installation Loads All structures and structural components shall be checked for all of the loads likely to be imposed during all phases of the installation.4.

Appendix-III.7. The platform mass under operating condition shall be considered for evaluating the structural natural period. Fatigue analysis shall be performed for the Jacket structures using methods appropriate to the sensitivity to dynamic loading. Appendix-III.4 REV. iv) Four wave directions shall be considered in the analysis.4. Appendix-III.4. wave heights and exceednces selected shall be those closest to the directions indicated in Table-8 and 9. iii) Wave forces shall be computed in accordance with the procedure described in Section 3. Kinetmatic factors and hydrodynamic co-efficients to be selected as per guidelines of API RP 2A.3 Loading i) The environmental parameters to be used for computing the wave loading in the fatigue analysis shall be as given in Table-8. estimating stress concentration factors.4. and submit to the COMPANY for approval. 3.7. The directions. another phase angle at minimum base shear. ii) Still water depth for fatigue analysis shall be taken as CD+(LAT) + half the Astronomical Tide as given in Table-5. For each direction wave heights shall be stepped in 150 mm increments to compute stress range versus wave height relationship.2 Fatigue Life The in-service fatigue design life of the joints shall be at least two times the service life of the platform. Appendix-III. A deterministic approach will be deemed adequate for platforms with fundamental period less than 3 seconds.8.0 SHEET 23 of 23 excitation and shall be used to derive the dynamic amplification for the Inplace analysis loading conditions. fatigue S-N curves etc. The annual wave exceedance data for four orthogonal directions shall be as given in Table-9.8. 3. two along each of the platform grid axes and two in diagonal direction.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. the loading ranges due to wave may be based on eight phase angles out of which one phase angle at maximum base shear. iv) For estimation of the fatigue life. CONTRACTOR shall develop an appropriate fatigue analysis methodology and procedure to include wave selection. remaining phase angles to be selected in between maximum and minimum base shear at the mudline. To determine phase angle at maximum and minimum base shear .

FRi and FRo are the brace nominal axial. v) Dynamic amplification effects shall be taken into account in calculation of the loading where the period of the first mode of vibration of the structure is over 3 seconds.4 Analysis Procedure i) The fatigue analysis shall be performed for all joints. iii) For each circular tubular joint two types of failure should be considered.5 Stress Concentration Factors (SCF) i) The hot spot stresses ranges at the joints on the brace and chord side of the weld. SCFa + FRi.4. in-plane bending and out-of-plane bending stresses for the chord side or the brace side. changes in member buoyancy. etc.4 REV. in-plane bending and out-of-plane bending stress ranges and SCFa. such stresses shall be combined with those due to wave action to obtain the total effective stress spectrum for a particular member or joint. Particular attention shall be paid to joints in the top one-third of the substructure. ii) For each joint and type of failure under consideration the stress range spectra shall be computed at a minimum of 8 positions around the joint periphery to ensure that the point of maximum damage and hence lowest fatigue life is considered. . i.8. individual detailed consideration shall be given. using the appropriate stress concentration factors. deck legs and bottom horizontal brace level.4. 3. For computation of fatigue damage the stress range versus wave height diagram for each wave approach direction shall be divided into a minimum of 10 blocks and the damage computed for each block and summed up. shall be determined from. SCFo Where FRa.0 SHEET 24 of 24 the wave shall be stepped through the structure at a phase angle of less than 5 degrees. iv) For joints other than those between tubular members. used to estimate the fatigue lives. SCFi and SCFo are the corresponding stress concentration factors for axial. 3. Hot spot stress range = FRa. which determine the safety and reliability of all the steel work of the structure.8.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. to the published reliable experimental data. Brace to weld failure and chord to weld failure.e. wave slamming. vi) Where significant cyclic stresses may be induced by the action of wind. with due regard. SCFi + FRo.

OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. Smedley “Stress concentration in Unstiffened Tubular Joints” seminar on European Offshore steel Research. Y and X Joints: Formula proposed by A.0 SHEET 25 of 25 ii) The fatigue life on both the brace and chord side of the weld may be calculated with one of the following methods for obtaining the stress concentration factor applied to the brace nominal stresses: a) For K Joints: Formula proposed by J. Any other established formulae may also be used with prior approval of Company. which by itself would give the same moment of inertia. . iv) Effect of grouted pile in substructure leg joints may be considered appropriately for evaluation of SCF. OTC 3378. 1977).4 REV.6 S. The thickness correction effect as specified in API RP 2A is applicable. Aug. Formulae proposed by Marshall & Kinra (Refer “Fatigue analysis of Cognac Platform” Paper No. b) An increase in the stiffness of the chord which may be accounted for by calculating the moment of inertia of the chord shell plus stiffener and from this the effective shell thickness. Wordsworth and G.P.N. November 1978. iii) Ring Stiffened Joints: In lieu of more accurate procedure for analysis these may be checked as for simple joints but using modified chord thickness.8. The effect of ring stiffeners is two fold: a) An increase in area of the chord.4. 1979) may be used. Curves The basic S-N curves to be used in the evaluation of fatigue life shall be the API X-prime curve. Kuang et al “Stress Concentration in Tubular Joints” (Society of Petroleum Engg. which by itself will give the same area. b) For T.G. 3.C. which may be accounted for by calculating the area of the chord shell plus stiffener and from this the effective shell thickness. c) Other established empirical formula for evaluating SCF may be used in lieu of those given above subject to prior approval of Company.

These joints shall be marked with neoprene based Cupro-Nickel embedded sheets for future inspection purposes specified in Spec. Identification marking shall be easily accessible for divers and a minimum gap of 250mm shall be maintained between the identified joint and the marking.8.9 3. A drawing marking all such joints shall be prepared and submitted to COMPANY for approval 3.4.9.4. The foundation system shall be sufficient to develop adequate capacity to resist the maximum computed loads with an appropriate factor of safety in accordance with API RP 2A.4.4.3 Scour The minimum scour depth around Jacket leg/piling shall be the greater of: a) 1.9. appropriate to the structures and soil conditions that meet the requirements of API RP 2A.0 under operating storms and 1.4.0 SHEET 26 of 26 The use of X-curve.5 times the pile diameter. 3.7 Marking of Joints The CONTRACTOR shall identify the joints with the computed in-service fatigue life less than four times the service life of the platform.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3.5 under extreme storm.4 REV. or b) The depth computed/stated in approved geotechnical reports. 3. 6001 F .9. The Contractor shall generate all necessary data for any particular pile size based on the data furnished in the soil investigation report at no extra cost to the Company and submit the same to the Company for review and approval before used in the analysis 3. The minimum factor of safety for a pile foundation shall be 2.III.2 Foundation Type CONTRACTOR shall design the foundation system.1 FOUNDATION DESIGN Soil Data The soil investigation reports of all the platform locations is included as indicated at Table 16 Appendix. . as stipulated in API RP 2A. with corresponding joint preparation as per API RP 2A is acceptable for joints that do not have a computed fatigue life greater than half the required fatigue life when the X-prime curve is used.

During detail engineering the Contractor shall perform a detail pile drivability analysis using stress wave equation procedure to ensure that the piles as proposed in his design are drivable to the design penetration with the hammers as listed in Table-19.25 Mpa whereas the actual grout strength during installation shall not be less than as specified in Spec.) to drive the piles proposed in their conceptual design to the design penetration.5 Pile Group Effect For piles groups as clusters.4. The minimum under drive and over drive allowance shall be submitted for Company approval.4 Underdrive and Overdrive Allowance The pile wall thickness make-up shall be designed to allow for the possibility of pile driving refusal prior to design penetration and overdrive beyond design penetration. Shear keys shall be designed in accordance with API RP 2A and with the following considerations: a) Load transfer should be considered only through the length over which the shear keys of both pile and leg/sleeve. Appendix-III.6 Shear Keys Shear keys on piles and the pile sleeves shall be provided.9. Appendix-III. Contractor shall also perform a detail drivability analysis for the conductors to ensure the conductors are drivable to the design penetration as given in appendix IV.4 REV.0 SHEET 27 of 27 3.4.9. dynamic and static stress considerations. For this purpose the analysis shall be done for each type of pile and for each combination of pile/add-on geometry and hammer at discrete penetrations for the full length of each pile. overlap including underdrive/overdrive conditions.9. 6001 F 3. 3.4.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. .4. b) Design strength of grout shall be taken as 17. The pile shall be checked with its tip both plugged and unplugged for a range of hammer size. The Contractor shall also design the pile wall thickness requirements and add-on lengths of the piles from drivability. of jacket. pile group effect shall be considered as per API RP 2A 3.7 Pile Installation a) Drivability Based on preliminary drivability studies the bidder to list set of hammers proposed to be mobilized by them (Refer Table-19.9.

Consideration shall also be given to the Contractor’s proposed marine spread and the allowable stick-up length for the hammers to be used. Contractor may also employ any other method suitable to the pertinent soil condition to estimate pile run down. Disturbed zone shall be equal to the full depth of the estimated jack-up rig footing penetration.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3.10.9.1 General a) Structural design shall conform to the relevant codes listed in section 3.10 DESIGN PROCEDURES 3. The estimated jackup rig footing penetration shall be as given in Table-18. b) Pile Section Length Pile section lengths shall be selected in accordance with API RP 2A. 3. Appendix-III.8 Soil Disturbance Disturbed soil conditions upon withdrawal of jack-up rig shall be considered for the front row piles of well platforms.4 REV.0 SHEET 28 of 28 In case higher capacity hammers are found necessary during detail engineering the same shall be mobilised by the Contractor. at no extra cost and time to the company. ii) When total work done by the pile against soil resistance is less than the potential energy lost by the pile due to free drop. Appendix-III.4.2. The Contractor shall generate all necessary data for use in the analysis. The parameters to be used for drivability analysis shall be as given in Table-17. The pile make-up shall be planned to avoid pile add-ons when the pile tip is nearer than 3. and other relevant standards and codes specified in Appendix -1 .4.4. The sensitivity of the soil in the disturbed zone shall be as given in the soil report.4. in particular API RP 2A and AISC. i) When soil resistance to driving (SRD) is less than the static weight of pile and or pile plus hammer.0m from a stratum where hard driving is expected c) Pile Run Down Evaluation The Contractor shall perform the pile run down evaluation under the following conditions as a minimum requirement. iii) When blow count during initial driving is less than two blows per 30 cms 3.

g) The minimum thickness of Jacket tubular should be 10 mm except in the splash zone where 25mm thick tubular should be used.4 REV. The structure shall be designed in such a way that the natural frequency of the supporting structure is less than 70% or greater than 140% of the equipment operating frequency. Plates shall be reinforced if concentrated loads are directly placed on plating.and plating on building module shall be 6 mm and shall have proper slope to check accumulation of water/liquid. d) Major rolled shapes shall be compact sections as defined by AISC e) The minimum thickness of structural plates and flange/web of rolled sections should not be less than 6mm f) Deck plate shall be chequered type with a raised pattern surface and the minimum thickness should be 8 mm . . Rolled tubular member diameter to thickness ratio: 20 < D/t <60. during detailed engineering. l) m) 2) 3) All major structural members shall meet the following guidelines: Member slenderness ratio: K1/r <100. k) Member stresses due to aspects which are not specifically covered in the computer structural analysis shall be investigated by manual calculations and results combined with computer results to ensure that the stress and deflection limitations are not exceeded. Contractor shall demonstrate this aspect suitably.0 SHEET 29 of 29 b) Structural design shall be based on working stress design. h) The minimum thickness of deck truss tubular should be 8 mm i) Clear span of plating and grating should not exceed 1200mm.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. wherever applicable. The buckling coefficient K shall be chosen for each member in accordance with API RP 2A recommendations. allowable stresses shall be computed using rational procedures and appropriate factors of safety. j) Vibration should be considered for any structure supporting major rotating machinery. in order to avoid areas difficult for maintenance. Use of sections back-to-back. battened and lattice type built up sections shall not be permitted. c) Where code checks are not applicable.

. The joints required for removable type structural members shall be considered as bolted joints as approved by the Company during detailed engineering. and shall be designed and detailed as simple joints. combining rolled wide flange sections with tubular sections as used in module trusses.3 Deflections Deflections shall be limited to criteria based on equipment operating requirements specified by equipment suppliers or the following.2 Connections All connections shall be designed as welded joints. The web stiffeners shall be designed to carry in compression the permissible axial load of the brace. on each side from the centerline of the extreme incoming brace(s) or length of the can whichever is less. plate girder or wide flange joints shall be designed in accordance with AISC using rational engineering methods.10. Truss brace to chord joints shall be designed for transfer of axial loads from one brace to another across the truss chord in shear. Launch leg joints and other joints in which the load is transferred across the chord shall be designed assuming an effective width of the chord equal to 1.25 times chord diameter. Where overlap cannot be avoided. a) Tubular Joints Tubular joint design and detailing for both preservice and in-service conditions shall be in accordance with API RP 2A. b) Non-Tubular Joints Hybrid joints.4 REV. c) Ring Stiffened Joints Appropriate closed ring solutions shall be used to design launch leg ring stiffeners at deck leg/girder intersections as per the provisions of API RP 2A. 3.4.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. whichever is less: a) Deflections shall be checked for the actual equipment live loads and casual area live loads Pattern loading shall be considered.4. the minimum overlap shall be determined as per API RP 2A.0 SHEET 30 of 30 3. d) Cross joints.10.

conductors.4 REV./250 for cantilevers.pile stiffness interaction.(2) “Protective Coating”.0 SHEET 31 of 31 b) Deflection of members supporting sensitive equipment shall be not greater than 1/500 for beams and L. at 15 mm center to center at top end and depth of hole shall be 8 mm to match with 8 mm dia. Gratings shall be galvanized as per specification no.4. the in-place analysis.4. All analyses shall be performed with the same Computer Programme and should utilize the same base model. Each bearing member shall be serrated by making a hole of 10 mm dia. 3. The modeling techniques used should be appropriate for the structure being analysed and in conformance with proven industry practice. c) Deflection of other structural members shall be not greater than L/360 for beams and L/180 for cantilevers Where “L” is the effective span of the member. Bearing member shall be minimum 30 mm X 5 mm serrated type spreader at 30 mm center to center.10.4 Structural Analysis All structural analysis shall be performed using a suitable structural analysis computer programme.10. The Jacket model should consider the effect of environmental loads on the appurtenances including anodes.10. 3. boat landing.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3.e. risers and riser guard.. etc.6 Beam and Plate Girder Design The local design of beams and plate girders shall be based on the applicable loads defined in Appendix-III. These shall be designed in accordance with AISC specification and shall incorporate the following guidelines. The in-place analyses shall include a combined Jacket and Topsides model to ensure correct soil. bar top. 3. Steel cross bar shall be minimum 8 mm dia high strength deformed bar spaced at 75 mm center to center. barge bumpers. 2005 Rev. i. The datum for the axes should be the Chart Datum.4. .5 Deck Plate and Grating Design The local design of deck plating and grating shall be based on the applicable loads defined in Appendix-III Grating Design shall be for a maximum deflection restriction of L/200 or 6 mm whichever is less.

10. i) Walkway and stair tread grating shall be designed to be replaceable. Web. Deflection shall be limited to the criteria specified under 3.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. 2.4.3 under “Deflections”. All plate girders shall be compact sections as defined by AISC.10. These shall also be checked for loading due to hydro test conditions. walkways. 3.4. Top and bottom flanges at a given section shall be of the same grade of steel and symmetric about the beam’s axes. c) The top rail of the handrail shall be supported at maximum 1500 mm intervals.7 Handrails. 3. stairways and ladders shall be designed in accordance with as specified below: a) Handrails shall be provided around the perimeter of all open decks and on both sides of stairways. stairways and landings shall be designed for the following load combinations. e) Handrails in the wave zone shall also be designed to withstand extreme storm maximum wave loading. .4 REV. 4. b) Handrails around the perimeter of lay down areas. lading and un loading areas shall be removable type. • Dead load + live loads • Dead load + extreme storm three second wind gusts and/or extreme storm maximum wave whichever is applicable g) Stairways shall be of structural steel. f) Walkways. d) Handrails shall be designed to withstand 100 kg concentrated load acting vertically or horizontally at any point. Walkways. h) The minimum clear width of stairways and walkways shall be 1000 mm. double runner with serrated bar grating treads and handrails.0 SHEET 32 of 32 1. Stairways and Ladders Handrails.

Tread shall be of 30 mm thick grating. HR with safety chain.4 REV.5” X 0. Kick plate 100 x 6 mm shall be provided at lower level for handrail Type –I. 80s ASTM A316L 1. Stairways and Landings Riser height shall be between 170 mm to 200 mm and width of tread shall be 230 mm. NO 1. Walkways. 3. Fixed handrail shall be fitted with kick plate at lower level. Collar 60. IV vertical post and 48. Handrails Handrails of height 1100 mm height with three horizontal tubular and one 100 mm X 6 mm kick plate shall be provided around the perimeter of each deck (except the helideck). 2.3Φ X 5. .2” XS 2.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. B.32 X 5. Preferable Member size for different handrail are shown below for guidelines: MEMBER Type –I vertical post and top horizontal member Type –I other horizontal member INDIAN STANDARD ----Type –II. sides of walk ways in Jacket level and side of helideck walk ways.0 SHEET 33 of 33 A.3Φ X 3.IV Detail of hand rail type HR below Cellar deck (wave zone) fixed type.08 horizontal member Type – III Socket. HR on and above Cellar deck fixed type. 4. 80s ASTM A316L 48.26 X 5.54. III. Preferable types of handrails are detailed below for guidelines.: SL. both sides of stairways.91 Kick plate 100 X 6 Coaming angle 100 X 100 X 8 Safety Chain m 6mm INTERNATIONAL STANDARD 60. Handrails around loading/unloading areas shall be made removable to allow loads on hoists to pass.9” X 0.08.154” Std 100 X 6 100 X 100 X 8 6mm Removable type handrail shall be fitted with Socket/Collar. TYPE Type . HR on and above Cellar deck removable type.I Type – II Type – III Type . The Socket/Collar shall be fitted with Kick plate.

This includes gratings for treads and handrails.4.4. 3. Stairways and landing and grating for boat landing and all area below Cellar Deck shall be of ASTM 316 L stainless steel. The deflection of the top of pedestal from the supporting deck shall be limited to H/200 under design loads. The fire protection system for firewalls shall comply with the specification Passive Fire Protection for Structural steelwork on offshore platforms. ceilings and floors shall be determined by CONTRACTOR following the platform safety case/risk assessment studies.50 steel 3. where required.10.8 Access Platforms Access platforms shall be provided.4.10.10. 3.9 Cranes The crane pedestals and the supporting structure shall be designed in accordance with API RP 2A and API SPEC 2C except that the impact factors shall conform to design requirements for the cranes. The requirement to fire protection of the primary structural steelwork and the platform crane pedestal. Access platforms shall be designed for live loads described in Appendix III and any piping or other imposed loads.10. spider deck walkways.4 REV. to allow personnel easy and safe access in elevated locations. should also be determined by the CONTRACTOR following the Platform Safety Case/Risk Assessment studies. 3. Walkways. The material for pedestal shall meet or exceed the requirements of API Spec 2H Gr. kickplates of staircase from boat landing to spider ( top of the jacket) deck.0 SHEET 34 of 34 All stairs extending to the substructure walkway level shall be adjustable in length to suit site conditions.10 Fire Walls The fire ratings for the firewall partitions as covered in the scope of the work for walls. Handrails. if specified. These shall be fastened to the structure by a bolting system designed for the salt water corrosion environment and shall not be welded. The supporting structure is defined as the pedestal and all members directly connected to the pedestal.11 Skid Shoe Design The following should be considered . intermediate deck walkways/access and spider deck to cellar deck. Rough edges on the stainless steel grating shall be removed to avoid hazardous to personnel. Kickplates. where H is the height above the deck.4.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3.

0 shall be applied to the attachment points and the structure local to the attachment point.10.4 REV.4. b) Any deflections must be within the elastic limit of the material c) A 33% increase in allowable member stresses is permitted. Consideration should be given to the effects of any eccentrically applied loads. 3.4. 3. The design of seafastenings shall accommodate the anticipated loads during Transportation. The permanent structural members shall be designed in such that they can withstand significantly more load than the aids. as established by CONTRACTOR c) At the tugging points.12 Sea fastenings CONTRACTOR will define the extent of seafastenings.10.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. 3.4. The maximum allowable applied load for the skid rail shall be nominated by CONTRACTOR b) The skid shoes should be designed to meet the dimensional requirements of the skid rails in the construction yard.0 SHEET 35 of 35 a) The skid shoes should be designed such that the module reaction forces are spread evenly onto the skid rail.10.14 Jacket Launch Three dimensional launch trajectory analyses shall consider the following variation in basic parameters.13 Stab-in Guides and Installation Aids The following should be considered a) The aids should be designed such that they fail prior to permanent deformation of any part of the permanent structure. a safety factor of 2. d) No increase in basic allowable member stresses is permitted. a) Launch Weight -3% to + 5% of the weight defined in the Weight Control report b) Longitudinal Centre of Gravity is offset to 1% of length of jacket towards top of jacket c) Barge Trim is –50% to +50% of the selected trim d) Coefficient of Friction for skid rails is (+) 25% of estimated value .

10.0 for extreme and operating environmental conditions respectively.0 SHEET 36 of 36 e) Higher values of variation in the above parameters may be studied.e. a) A minimum bottom clearance of 3. which enter the water within 15 degrees of horizontal.0m at both top and bottom of the jacket shall be ensured during the entire launch operation.4.4.15 Hydrostatic Collapse i) All buoyant member including buoyancy tanks shall be checked for hydrostatic collapse during the pre-service conditions for higher of the two following cases.10.4 REV. For earthquake condition the factor of safety for axial compression case shall be taken as 1. if so required by the CONTRACTOR f) Sufficient combinations of the above basic parameters shall be analysed to produce the worst-case launch scenario.5 and 2. bottom clearance. with a factor of safety of 2. g) A minimum mudline clearance of 10.0 m shall be maintained throughout the upending operation . derrick vessel hook loads and buoyancy requirements at successive stages of the Jacket installation. hydrostatic pressure at mud level with a factor of safety of 1.16 Jacket Flotation and Upending Flotation and Upending analyses shall be performed to investigate the stability. The Jacket member and joint stresses shall be checked for code compliance during all phases of the launch Members with all longitudinal axes.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3.0 b) Accidental complete submergence condition i.5. The factor of safety for axial compression case shall be taken as 1.2 3. a) Maximum water depth reached during pre service operations. ii) Tubular members shall be checked for in-service condition for hydrostat pressure and in-service stress interaction as per API RP 2A. 3. shall be checked for slam effects using predicted velocities from the launch analysis.

. .18. The environmental criteria during installation are given in the Table 7.0 for bearing failure and 1. The Still Water Level may be defined as:CD+LAT + 50% of Astronomical Tide For the on-bottom weight the jacket shall be considered in all its applicable set down ballast and stabbed hanging pile configurations.17 Jacket on Bottom Stability A rigid body stability analysis shall be performed for the Jacket to ensure stability: before pile installation during all stages of pile installation . the reserve buoyancy shall be a minimum of 6% 3.18 Jacket & Topsides Installation Aids Installation aids shall be designed to suit the proposed method of installation for the anticipated function and leads and the requirements of API RP 2A 3.10.5 for sliding failure shall be applied as per API code.III. Appendix.0 SHEET 37 of 37 b) A minimum reserve buoyancy of 12% over the estimated weight shall be ensured in the design c) With any one buoyancy component fully flooded. Both still water and installation environmental conditions shall be considered.4.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3.10.1 Substructure Installation Aid: A) Flooding System Flooding system shall be a suitable and reliable system for the jacket legs or buoyancy chamber for controlled flooding of the jacket during upending and placing on bottom. The steel mudmats shall be sized to provide bearing and sliding resistance. mudmat sliding and bearing failures. Pile sleeve extensions or skirts.10. Critical wave heights shall be determined and checked against installation environmental conditions for jacket overturning/mudmat uplift. 3. The ultimate bearing capacity of the mudmats under combined vertical and horizontal loading shall be calculated using the methods in API RP 2A. Safety factors of 2.4 REV.4. Any slope in the seabed shall be taken into account.4. where used may be used to enhance the mudmat capacity.

Suitable arrangement shall be provided for collection of return grout from the annulus. the Contractor shall appoint a qualified pressure grouting sub-contractor with proven experience for execution of work. Should the Contractor propose pressure grouting they shall furnish proof of their experience and capabilities to the satisfaction of the company. Passive Grout Seals of proven design may be provided as an alternative to inflatable grout packers.15. in case the pressure grouting system is not utilised. The system shall be designed as a fail-safe system to cater for all possible contingencies/eventualities such as failure of any of the components. C. the grout inlet shall be taken below mudline just above the packer and the grout line shall have a protective casing upto mudline.4. . The Contractor shall also provide two additional diver operated grout ports at appropriate elevations as back-up. Two seals shall be provided at each location. The acceptable primary grouting systems are as follows : a) Pressure grouting system. Properly sized air supply lines shall extend from each of the grout seals to the substructure top level. Any of the grouting systems adopted shall have provision for alternate means of grouting in case of failure of the planned system. Buoyancy Tanks Buoyancy tank’s supports shall be designed to withstand the effect of maximum hydrostatic pressures and slamming forces during dive as per Section 3.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3.4 REV. The system proposed by the Contractor shall be of proven design.10. In the absence of necessary experience. Inflatable grouting packers of proven design shall only be acceptable. b) Single stage grouting system with packers/grout seals.0 SHEET 38 of 38 B) Grouting System Contractor shall provide a reliable grouting system for grouting of the substructure leg/skirt sleeves with the piles if proposed in his design. All inflatable packers shall be provided with a rupture disc installed above the inflating connections to prevent premature inflation of the packer by hydrostatic pressure in the event of inflation line getting damaged during substructure installation. In case substructure leg extensions are provided in design.

Chaser Pile and Pile Connections The Contractor shall provide adequate chaser piles for driving the skirt piles of the substructure. E. Pile Stabbing Guides Stabbing guides shall be designed to facilitate centering and alignment and to provide effective support to pile add-on sections. Top Level : a) 1. Subsequent Level: 0.5 times the weight of the pile. Second Level: The weight of the pile.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. Adequate pile connectors shall be used to assemble chaser pile segments and ensure a sound connection of the chaser with the skirt pile during pile driving. Loading during loadout and transportation shall also be considered in the design. . which will initially pass these levels. F. As a minimum following criteria shall be considered for the design of the skirt pile guide and the supporting framework.25 times the weight of the lead section applied lateral to the plane of the supporting frame. Skirt Pile guides Skirt Pile guides shall be designed for the loads imposed during the installation of the skirt piles. the actual energy transmitted to the skirt pile shall be considered for drivability analysis. In case of difference in sizes of chaser section and skirt pile section. b) The total weight of all pile including add-on sections supported at this level during piling operation. which will initially pass this level.0 SHEET 39 of 39 D. c) 0.5 times the weight of the lead pile section.4 REV. Positive type of connectors shall be used to drive skirt piles.

The substructure legs shall have ring stiffeners at these locations to prevent ovalising of the tubular.0 shall be considered for all the above loads. The lifting analysis of the module with spreader frames with rigid legs and sway braces shall be carried out as . load distribution changes and final selection of rigging. A load factor of 2. This load shall be applied at the edge of the outer check plate. Applicable requirements of API RP 2A shall be followed. The lifting eye / trunnions design shall include sufficient reserve strength to allow for future weight growth. Lifting Padeyes Lifting Padeyes shall be designed as per API RP 2A.2 Design of Installation Aids for superstructure The minimum requirements for different installation aids for the superstructure are given in this section.4 REV. Upending Padeyes Upending padeyes shall be designed for the maximum sling load computed during the upending operation. Lifting eyes shall be designed as per requirements of API RP 2A. Contractor shall design all installation aids to suit his method of installation for the anticipated function and loads.18.4. H. If rigid legs are provided by the Contractor they shall be adequately braced to carry sway forces.0 SHEET 40 of 40 G. The design sling load shall be computed based on an assumed tilt of 2º in the most adverse direction. a) Lifting Eyes / Trunnions Trunnions shall be used for lifting points with a static sling load of over 600 tonnes. The orientation of the lower set of padeyes shall be fixed by taking into account the variation of the angle of sling with rotation of the substructure during successive stages of upending operation.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. A lateral load of 5% of the static sling load shall be applied in addition to the lateral load computed during the upending operation. 3.10. b) Spreader Frames Spreader frames shall preferably be connected to the modules by slings.

Two swing ropes shall be provided near the mid point of each landing. The boat landing shall be designed as removable and readily replaceable with stabbing guide on sub-sea support member. it should be detailed to allow a (+/-) 1 .4.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3.0 SHEET 41 of 41 per clause 3. The boat landing shall be detailed such that there shall be no interference with other items of substructure such as risers. environmental loads. and the connections to the support shall be stronger than the guide elements. Vertical fenders along berthing face of the boat landings shall be provided. 3. during installation of operation. Mooring bollards shall be provided near each end of the boat landings for supply vessel mooring.19 Boat Landing Boat landing shall be provided in minimum three steps with minimum stepping of one-meter between high and low tide variation with suitable ladder. In case of boat landing designed to be field installed. c) Bumper Guides Bumper guides shall be provided on superstructure to arrest the sway of the module being installed over it and to position the module accurately.4. barge bumper etc. Swing ropes shall be supported from the lower deck structure. Boat landings associated connections and local framing shall be designed for boat impact loads. uniform live loads and dead loads. For structural design the load shall be treated as a concentrated load.4 REV. The guide system shall be designed for a Normal load of 10 percent of the module weight in the direction of guide support and a friction force of 3 percent of the module weight in the lateral direction acting simultaneously. The guide system configuration and design shall be such that the guide system elements fail prior to any damage to the module or the support structure. one at the face of the landing and the other 1 metre seawards of the landing face and about 1 meter apart horizontally. Proper arrangements for replacing the swing ropes shall be provided.10.0 m elevation adjustment to compensate for variation in the installed height of the jacket. Basic AISC permissible stresses shall be used in the design.7.18 above and including a side sway force of 5 percent of the vertical force in the 4 grid directions. .

4. The barge bumpers shall be designed as removable and readily replaceable with stabbing guide on sub-sea support member.4 REV. Plastic collapse analysis may be performed for this purpose.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. Analysis of jacket framing members shall be carried out for the boat impact loads on Barge bumper. No increase in basic permissible stresses shall be considered. For this purpose the force equal to the rated load of the shock cell shall be applied at the shock cell support points. It is permissible to integrate the design of boat landing and barge bumper systems into a single unit with appropriate energy absorption of loads as given in design criteria.22 Conductor Guide Framing. The support for Curved Conductor shall be designed for elastic bending forces in combination with extreme storm design environmental conditions.10. Riser Protectors /Conductor Protectors shall be designed as removable and readily replaceable with stabbing guide on sub-sea support member. No one third increase in permissible stress shall be allowed in Jacket framing member for this analysis.10. Any point on the deflected structure shall be at least 300 mm clear from any present or future riser / conductor. As a minimum the . 3. Vertical member shall be grout filled.4. Riser / conductor protectors shall bear painted signs “ DO NOT BIRTH.10. shall be designed to absorb a concentrated impact energy of 100 tonne metres (TM) applied any where on face at any point. However.4. The designs of Conductor guide framing shall also consider the load imposed during and after the installation of Conductors.” The jacket shall also be designed to cater for loads from protectors for future risers and conductors. one third increase shall be allowed for a vertical member supporting the barge bumpers / shock cells.0 SHEET 42 of 42 3.20 Barge Bumper For structural design the load shall be treated as a concentrated load. Local denting of the vertical post shall be neglected.21 Riser Protector/Conductor Protector All riser/ conductor protectors. which are welded to the jacket shall be designed elastically. The support of the riser / conductor protector. as specified in the scope of the work. 3.

10. necessary remedial measure shall be taken as per Specification 6001 F. 3.10.4 REV.4. The Contractor shall procure.5 m of arc length. However. I-tube / J-tube shall be designed as a structural member fitted from jacket level hanger clamp to bending level of flexible pipe to be laid inside of I-tube / J-tube shall be supported by adequate number of clamps are also to be designed as structural member as per Structural Design Criteria: i) I-Tube / J-Tube Thickness On firming up of internal diameter of I-Tube / J-Tube during detail engineering. Curvature of curved conductors shall be taken 3° per 30. Second Level: 1. which will initially pass this level 3.5 time the weight of the Conductor which will initially pass this level.4.24 Design of I-TUBE / J-TUBE If specified in the scope of work.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3.23 Conductors The number of Conductor (both curved and straight) shall be as indicated at Appendix-III.5 times the weight of the Conductor. in case of refusal in driving of conductor. which will initially pass this level. Curved Conductors may be pre-installed in the substructure before the substructure loadout. Vortex Induced Vibration (VIV) design spanning studies are carried out to determine the thickness of I-Tube/ J-Tube.5 times the weight of the Conductor. Subsequent Level: 0. whichever is governing. The minimum clearance between any two Conductors shall not be less than 600 mm below mudline and 150 mm above mudline. . fabricate and install all the conductors by driving to a depth about 80 m below the mudline or point of refual whichever is earlier.0 SHEET 43 of 43 following criteria shall be considered for the design of Conductor guide framing: Top Level: Weight of all the Conductors (Straight and Curved) installed in the substructure prior to drilling or1.

Gr.. I-Tube/J-Tube hanger flanges shall be designed. electrical continuity for Cathodic Protection of clamps shall be provided between Jacket and clamps.2H.2.6. 3. Bolts and washers shall conform to ASTM 193. 1. Internal corrosion allowance of 3 mm shall be applied to the I-Tube/JTube wall thickness for the full length of I-Tube/J-Tube and bell mouth.2. Gr. . All Nuts. I-Tube / J-Tube shall capable to withstand storm condition and Vortex Shedding Criteria as per DNV rules.4 REV.0 SHEET 44 of 44 ii) Clamp Location of I-Tube/J-Tube I-Tube/ J-Tube shall be supported by Hanger clamp at Jacket Level and other ( adequate ) clamps suitably placed and supported from Jacket member in sub-sea both for new and existing platform. So no external corrosion allowance require to be made for splash Zone. All bolting on the I-Tube/JTube clamps shall utilize fully tightened. The I-Tube/J-Tube below the splash zone required to be protected with Cathodic protection as per Clause No. Specification of Neoprene specified in Specification No. Clamp shall be initially padded with 12 mm thick Neoprene sheet bonded to the clamp steel surface by adhesion. iv) Hanger Flange All I-Tube/J-Tube shall be provided with suitable hanger flange for supporting it. Bolts and washers for clamping the I-Tube/J-Tube shall be XYLAN COATED.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. Where adjustable clamps are provided. All Nuts. 2015 Rev. double nuts with washer on each end of the struts. I-Tube /J-Tube flexible flow line seal shall be designed to be installed at the end of the bell mouth. The I-Tube/J-Tube hang off clamp shall be designed to allow the addition of corrosion inhibitor and / or Oxygen scavenger in side the I-Tube/J-Tube. However. iii) I-Tube/J-Tube is required to be protected by protective coating of MONEL SHEATHING in splash zone in accordance with Specification 2015. Contractor shall submit detail Neoprene sheet fixing procedure for Company’s approval. Number of clamps and their location shall be selected by Contractor to prevent the I-Tube/ J-Tube from becoming overstressed during design storm conditions. B7 and ASTM 194.4.

if any specified in the scope of the work. shall be . design. Company shall approve complete details. 3. The details to be written on the boards shall be approved by the Company. deck drainage system etc. markings on helideck. b) Design loads for helideck beams.4 REV.12 Miscellaneous Accessories Three identification boards.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. unless specified otherwise in the respective discipline specifications. solar panel platform and fire fighting platform shall be as given in Appendix-III. The letters on the boards shall be at least 900 mm in size.11.4.4. 3. shall include extension of deck as given in ANNEXURE. shall be in accordance with API RP 2L.25 Design of Temporary Members/Props Temporary members/props and other aids for loadout and transportation shall be designed and used by the Contractor to ensure that there is no overstressing or damage to any permanent member of structure during loadout /transportation operations.0 SHEET 45 of 45 manufactured and installed by contractor as per relevant codes and standards.4. c) Helideck safety net shall slope upwards at 10 degrees with the outer edge level with the flight deck surface.4.IV and shall be designed for local condition and adequacy of existing members to the nearest truss shall be ensured. if required. Strengthening of existing members. including lighting. with name of the platforms shall be provided on North and South faces of the platforms and on the top of the helideck respectively.10.13 Modification of platform Modification.4.11 3. fire protection system. 3. protective perimeter fencing. fabrication and installation of I-Tube/J-Tube 3.1 HELI DECK Helideck Analysis Design:The entire helideck primary trusses and frame shall be analysed as three dimensional space frame based on the guidelines as indicated below and as per the data and load combinations indicated at Table 21 & 22 at Appendix-III a) All functional requirements.

14. Instrumentation cabling including cable trays. valves etc.14 Weight Control An effective weight control procedure shall be developed. 3. The procedure shall collect. Consumable. which are identified to be lifted separately offshore. valves and supports (identified by name and / or tag number). Each of equipment using actual tag number for identification. Piping. hydraulic lines. This report shall be computer generated in which various building / module components constituting the platform top sides are identified under separate heads and the weight assessment of each unit shall be made for the following conditions a) b) c) Inplace mode (for dry. documented and followed throughout design and construction. Details of existing supporting member shall be collected by the Contractor during pre-engineering survey. supports etc. This Report shall be prepared separately for all the modules. Electrical cabling including cable trays.4. Offshore lifting. Transportation mode.4 REV. operating and test conditions). bulk materials and consumable to be installed on the platform in the form of a Weight Control Report. collate and distribute weight information to the Contractor’s project team.0 SHEET 46 of 46 provided by the Contractor.1 Weight Control Report The Contractor shall maintain a detailed weight inventory of all equipment. supports air lines. For each of these items weight information shall be generally formatted as follows: x x x x x x x Structural steel work Architectural and finish material including coating and insulation.4.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. The NTE (Not To Exceed) weights for the proposed installation methodology should be established. . 3.

OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3. b) Prepare schedule of items both permanent and temporary on the module at the time of weighing results with the theoretical values. .2 Weight Monitoring and Control The weight control report shall incorporate appropriate contingencies based on the reliability / accuracy of the source of weight information. shall accurately weigh platform Decks. A similar weight control report shall be prepared for each substructure for the transportation mode. These contingencies shall be added in a statistical manner to obtain the best estimate of the component weight. Final piping isometrics and MTO’s. Final MTO for electrical and instrument items.14. to the following: a) Weighing of module as per Company approved procedure. All weight and weight changes shall be periodically monitored throughout the design. Detailed weighing procedures shall be developed and submitted for Company’s approval.14. but not be limited. subsequent weight control reports provide an updated weight information which shall be used to estimate the margin on weight available at that stage. 3. As engineering / procurement work progresses. latest available MTO’s etc.0 SHEET 47 of 47 x Appropriate contingencies at various stages. This margin shall not be less than 5% till the time of weighing of the modules. 3. Initial input of data shall consist of weights in which a high degree of confidence can be placed and which are backed with data taken from Vendors.4 REV. Final structural MTO’s.4.3 Weighing of Decks The contractor.4. The load contingencies stated in Appendix-II shall be applied to the weights arrived at in the weight control report and shall be used in the preservice and in-service design of the various components. The quality of input data shall be progressively refined and ultimately result in the following: x x x x Data taken from equipment and valve certificates. The weighing activity shall include. prior to loadout.

This responsibility shall include but not be limited to weight reduction measures. d) Prepare a detail weight schedule of all items. which are yet to be installed.5 Final Documentation Contractor shall submit three sets of hard copies and three sets of soft copies in CDs of all approved structural analysis including computer model including input and output files in addition to the As-Built Documentation as indicated in Section 1. 3. Necessary reinforcement of the structures and the modules shall be carried out before load out. Contractor shall also perform a final In-place and lifting analysis of the Decks after the weighing incorporating the results of weighing.4 Review of Structural Analysis All structural analysis shall be shall be furnished to the Company for review and approval.4. The final In-place analysis of the substructures shall be performed after computation of deck loads based on the above and documented. . Necessary computer terminal with the relevant software shall be made available to the Company during the detailed engineering for the review of the computer generated Structural Analysis . rigging platforms etc.0 SHEET 48 of 48 c) Reconcile weighing results with the theoretical values. Contractor shall assume full responsibility for all remedial measures required as a result of weight escalation beyond the weights budgeted for sea transport. which are to be removed i. e) Prepare a final weighing report for every lift containing: i) ii) iii) Weighing Results Theoretical Prediction Item schedule for (d) above.14. offshore lifting and final service operations. 3.4 REV.e. strengthening and stiffening of the module etc.4.. prior to lifting together with any items.14.OFFSHORE DESIGNSECTION MUMBAI REGION VOL-II STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA SECTION 3.