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Global Maritime - Overview

Adrian Payne September 2013

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Content

Company Overview
Services

Design / Engineering

Marine Engineering and Consultancy

Marine Warranty

Marine Operations

Marine Contracting

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Company Overview

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Company Overview
Who is GM
A leading worldwide provider of offshore marine consultancies, providing design, verification, assurance and manpower solutions to all
facets of the offshore industry; oil companies, contractors, insurers, legal and bank professions and as expert witnesses and judges in
county and high courts.

Long established
Founded in 1979 in London.
Management buyout in 2006.
Investment by HitecVision in 2012.

GM brand
Established international well-recognised company providing services to oil industry, shipping, insurance market maritime civil engineering
and harbour and ports authorities
Recently re-laucnhed brand.

Why is GM unique
Has maintained the highest level of engineering excellence for over 30 years in the business
Empowers the cleverst minds with state of the art technology
Steady growth combined with quality in products
Long lasting relationship with clients Best in Class
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Global Maritime Locations


STAVANGER (Main office) KUALA LUMPUR
ABERDEEN

LONDON

ABU DHABI

MEXICO

AKTAU

SHANGHAI

LESUND

SINGAPORE

BAKU

VUNG TU

BERGEN
Brevik
CAIRO
FLOR
HALIFAX
HAMBURG
HOUSTON
JAKARTA

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Design /
Engineering
Design of own
developments
Design/Modifications of
existing/new platforms

Marine
Engineering
and
Consultancy
Stability and weight
analyses

Riser analyses
Installation design of
subsea structures
Early phase development
engineering studies

Third party verification

3D illustrations and
animations

Marine
Operations

Marine
Contracting

DP FMEAs and annual


trials

Load outs

Marine Warranty and


Advisory Services
Vessel audits and
inspections

Mooring analyses and


procedures
DP capability analyses

Risk and safety studies

Model test preparations


and verifications

Transportations

Mating and floatovers


Jackup location
approvals

Operability and downtime


simulations

Software developments

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Marine
Warranty
Services

Suitability surveys
Installations of mooring
spreads and seabed
structures
Testing and certification
Installations of floaters

Mobile Offshore Location


Approvals
Project Management

Decommissioning of
redundant Structures

Development of Services
Design &
Execution

Third Party
Verification

Naval Architecture &


Structural Engineering
Marine
Warranty
Survey

Jack-up
Location
Approval

Mooring System Analysis for


Design
Asset Integrity

Seafastening
Design
Stability Manuals

Upgrades &
Modifications

Marine Engineering
Vessel
inspections

Failure Mode
Analysis

Suitability Surveys
& Valuations

Yard
Supervision

Annual
DP Trials

System
Commissioning

Vessel Design

Vessel
Upgrade
Engineering

Marine Operations
Marine
Warranty
Survey
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Client
Representation

Preparation of
Marine Procedures

Contractor
Liaison

Project
Management

Marine Contracting

Design and Engineering

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Company Overview
Who is GM
A leading worldwide provider of offshore marine consultancies, providing design, verification, assurance and manpower solutions to all
facets of the offshore industry; oil companies, contractors, insurers, legal and bank professions and as expert witnesses and judges in
county and high courts.

Long established
Founded in 1979 in London.
Management buyout in 2006.
Investment by HitecVision in 2012.

GM brand
Established international well-recognised company providing services to oil industry, shipping, insurance market maritime civil engineering
and harbour and ports authorities
Recently re-laucnhed brand.

Why is GM unique
Has maintained the highest level of engineering excellence for over 30 years in the business
Empowers the cleverst minds with state of the art technology
Steady growth combined with quality in products
Long lasting relationship with clients Best in Class
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GM4000 Drilling Semi-submersible


GM has developed a semi-submersible drilling
vessel, GM4000-D.
GM was responsible for the feasibility studies,
basic engineering and detail engineering phase.
This was a project that in total comprised more
than 100 000 man-hours.
Three Units are in operation:
- COSL Innovator
- COSL Pioneer
- COLS Promoter
and a further two are currently in build:
- COSL Prospect
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- North Dragon

COSL Pioneer

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GM4000-WI

GM has developed a semisubmersible for conducting well


intervention operations.
The scope of work comprised
feasibility studies, basic
engineering and detail
engineering for the shipyard.
The project was in total in excess
of 60 000 man-hours.
Vessel: Island Innovator

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GM-500A
GM has developed a slightly larger
Semi-submersible based on the
GM-4000.
The GM 500A is an accommodation
semisubmersible; currently in
build.

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Service Jack
GM has designed a Jack-up
barge. To date two have
been built:
- Nora;
- Haven.
This design has been further
developed to a .windfarm
installation vessel; Wind
Jack.

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GM-LIFT Platform Decommissioning Vessel


The GM-Lift is a vessel
designed for a multi-purpose
vessel tailor-made for
decommission market, the
installation market (floatover operations) and
construction support and
accommodation market.
The design comprises all
facets from various
conceptual designs, basic
engineering and detail
engineering. More than
100 000 man-hours have
been spent in the design.

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Marine Engineering

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Structural Analysis

Structural response analysis;


Fatigue analysis;
Class submissions;
Design/assessment of vessel modifications;
Whole platform design/assessment;
Sea fastening calculations;
Lifting calculations of complex lattice
structures.

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Stability and Hydrodynamics

Vessel motion analysis:

RAO and QTF generation;


Accelerations, eg crane tip.

Stability Information Booklet development / update;


Assessment of vessel modifications
Tow Motion analysis;
Docking plans, including structural design/analysis

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Deadweight Surveys and Incline Experiments

Transocean Prospect (Incline)


FPU Northern Producer (Incline)
Transocean John Shaw (Deadweight)
Transocean Deco 711 (Deadweight)
Borgholm Dolphin (Deadweight)
Safe Scandinavia (Deadweight)
Paul B Lloyd Jr (Deadweight)
GP3 (Incline)
Sea Jack (Incline)
Transocean GSF Artic III (Incline)
Sea Explorer (Deadweight)
J W McLean (Deadweight)
Gravity Base Structure North Sea Power Buoy Unit (Incline)

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Example Structural and Stability Assessment

Jacket and barge strength during skidded


quayside load out
Tug bollard pull (towage capability)
verification
Stability, motions and barge strength during
transportation
Motion of jacket during launch
performance of jacket buoyancy tanks
Structural Integrity of the installation barge
and the jacket during launch
On bottom stability during pile installation

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Mooring and Riser Analysis

Mooring spread design and assessmement


including fatigue
Riser analysis
Connect/Disconnect assesments and
procedures
Thruster assist

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Procedures, Task Analysis and Simulation


Development of Procedures including:

Riser disconnect;

Mooring disconnect;

Tows;

Alongside docking;

Dry docking;

Etc.
Simulation of Activities (GM Simulate)

FPSO Take-off simulation for specification of optimal


shuttle tankers

Riser disconnect downtime study

Harbour layout, for optimal vessel through put.

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Risk and Safety

Safety Management System development and update;


Development of risk models for management control;
HAZID, HAZOP, FMEAs of systems, structural integrity and operations;
Safety Case development and update;
Casualty Investigation, Accident Investigation;
Expert Witness;
Technical Services for P&I Club;
Marine Claims, Arbitration and Litigation;
Dedicated software tool, iOPeRis for safety assessments

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Engineering Software
GMOOR32
Windows based quasi-static and dynamic, multi-line, multi-component mooring analysis program
HYDROGM
Naval architecture stability software for semi-submersibles, jack-ups and other floating bodies
RISERDYN
Windows based rigid riser analysis in the frequency domain
CATENARY & TOWING
A program suited for single mooring and towing line calculations. The main purpose of the
program is to quickly obtain an estimate of either the mooring or the towing line configuration,
and to get some characteristic values such as: clearances to seabed / pipelines, length in water /
seabed and loads in fairleads / catenary / tow line
GMSimulate
A tool to facilitate the analysis of uptime and downtime studies for any defined set of operations.
GMLoadCalc
. The GMLoadCalc program is a tool for keeping track of all loads onboard a rig, and the stability
of the rig relative to weights and loads entered in the program
Amatis
Amatis is a key tool to assist our professional marine staff with Vessel Traffic Simulations. We
developed this program to enable vessel movements, ship-to-ship encounters and traffic
densities to be measured by area and route over a given period of time
MOSES
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UK Agent for Moses

Marine Warranty

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Asset Integrity Assurance - Marine Warranty

Assurance that asset is correctly


transported and installed offshore
Assurance that Mobile Units Operate as
intended/designed
Added value in-field Marine Expertise (as
MWS is high source of competency
offshore)

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Marine Warranty and Engineering for Jack-Up Units

Approval for transportation

Seafastening (on carrier)

Cribbing (on carrier)

Stability afloat

Watertight integrity

Equipment Stowage

Tug vessel inspection

Weather routing

Going on location loading

Location approval

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Foundation integrity

Preload and punchthrough

Footprint interaction

Spudcan settlement/sliding

Scour

Overturning stability

Structural strength

Typical Marine Warranty Projects

Terra Nova FPSO removal from field


to Dry Dock for refurbishment

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Typical Marine Warranty Projects


Topside module float over
installation
Tug control of barge supporting
jacket
Barge winched through jacket
legs
Analysis of mating motions
essential for minimum loads on
the Leg Mating Units (LMUs)

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Marine Operations

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Station Keeping
Mooring Analysis and Design
Own software GMOOR is used
industry wide
Combined riser and mooring
analysis
MOSES and ORCAFLEX as
alternatives

Dynamic Positioning

Experienced (Seagoing 1st Class)


Engineers
DP capability analysis
Failure Mode and Effect (FMEA)
Proving Trials
Thruster design/reliability

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Ports and Harbours (Eagle Lyon Pope)


Highly qualified staff

Master Mariners

LNG and Pilotage experts

Civil and Structural Engineers

Specialist Services

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Ship handling & tug requirements

Ship maneuvering simulation

Aids to navigation

Vessel traffic risk analysis

Jetty layout & mooring design

LNG, LPG

Container

Tanker

Bulk

Marine Contracting

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Hutton TLP Tow and Mooring in Murmansk (2002)


Tow of Hutton TLP platform from Vatsfjord to Murmansk
Procurement and lay of eight point chain/wire mooring spread
Connection to moorings
Operational support to crew over winter 2002 / 2003

keypeople

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Hutton Topsides De-mating (2003)


Demating of the Hutton topsides from the TLP hull
Tow to the FSUE PO Sevmash yard in
Severodvinsk (Russian White Sea)
Transfer from cargo barge onto two pontoons

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Hutton Topsides De-mating (2003)


Demating of the Hutton topsides from the TLP hull
Tow to the FSUE PO Sevmash yard in
Severodvinsk (Russian White Sea)
Transfer from cargo barge onto two pontoons

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Prirazlomnaya Topsides Transfer (2006)

Re-use of the Hutton topsides for the Prirazlomnoye


field in the Barents Sea.
Rolling transfer of the Hutton topsides onto a
grounded gravity base

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Hutton TLP Hull Deballasting & Tow (2008)

Tow from Murmansk to Nordkapp for


deballasting to minimum draught using
portable pumps.
Design and installation of new towing
arrangements
Onward tow to Invergordon (N Scotland).
Provision and lay of eight point chain /
anchor mooring system.
Mooring connection for lay-up.

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Prirazlomnaya Platform Installation (2010/11)


Tow of gravity base production platform from Severodvinsk to
Murmansk (Nov 2010).
Mooring at Murmansk for installation of concrete ballast.
Tow to offshore field in Barents Sea (Summer 2011).
Connection to pre-laid moorings.
Ballasting to set on seabed.
Construction of protective rock berm on seabed to prevent scour.

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FSU Al Wasel Drydocking (2007)

Disconnection of FSU from spread moorings


Tow to temporary mooring for tank cleaning
Management of steelwork repairs in drydock
Ballasting operations
Re-connection to spread moorings

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Lyell Power Buoy Installation (2007)


Tow and installation of concrete gravity base
Tow and installation of power buoy
Provision of 500t net weight sinker for use during
upending of power buoy
Project cancelled when client was placed in
administration following late completion of buoy
construction

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FPSO Uisge Gorm Disconnection & Tow (2008)


Heading control during disconnection of risers by
others.
Provision of winches, rigging etc and installation
on FPSO.
Provision of survey and navigation package.
Disconnection of moorings and lay back onto
seabed.
Tow from North Sea field to slops berth and on
to lay-up berth.

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FPU AH001 Disconnection & Tow (2009)


Deballasting to tow draught.
Provision of all rigging, buoys etc needed for
mooring disconnection.
Provision of survey and navigation package.
Disconnection of moorings and lay back onto
seabed.
Tow from field to alongside berth in River Tyne.
Design of all moorings and fenders for alongside
berth.

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Hercules 185 Jack Up Rig Lift (2009)


Identify suitable barge for lift.
Provision of all engineering, procedures and
management.
Prepare barge to receive Hercules 185.
Lower Hercules 185 simultaneously ballasting
barge.
Ensure access to spud cans is achieved.

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Hess Recovery of Mooring Equipment (2011)


Recovery of wire and chain moorings
at Ivanhoe / Rob Roy and Flora / Fyfe
/ Fergus / Angus fields.
The moorings comprised 133mm and
120mm chain and 133m and 100mm
wire, together with miscellaneous
connecting components.
Burial of remaining chain tails, where
attached to seabed piles.
Offload of all scrap wire and chain for
onshore recycling

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