Non-self-propelled marine vessel used
as cargo tankers, as equipment and supply carriers, crane platforms
and support and accommodation bases in offshore drilling, and
as submarine pipe-laying vessels.
Vessel capable of lifting heavy equipment onto / off offshore
Free floating mobile drilling platform used in very deep
waters. Positioned by dynamic positioning.
Floating Vessel Nomenclature
Floating accommodation for offshore personnel (Flotel).
Floating Production, Storage and Offloading Vessel (FPSO)
Floating Production Vessel (FPV)
Floating Storage Unit (FSU)
Mobile drilling platform with retractable legs used in shallow
waters less than 100 metres deep.
Vessel specially equipped to lay submarine
Unloading cargo from large marine tankers
into smaller tankers that can enter shallow-water ports.
Tanker, with insulated pressure tanks, designed to carry
refrigerated LNG shipments.
Mobile drilling platform with floats or pontoons submerged
to give stability while operating. Used in deeper waters down
to 360 metres or more. Kept in position by anchors or dynamic
Totally Enclosed Motor Propelled Survival Craft
Ultra large crude carrier. Oil tanker over 300,000 tonnesdwt.
Very large crude carrier. Oil tanker over 200,000 tonnesdwt.