Self-elevating installations (jack up units)
Provides information on aspects of self-elevating Installations
with movable legs capable of raising the hull above the surface of
the sea. The information is based on guidance previously contained in
Section 33 of the Fourth Edition of the Health and Safety
Executive's 'Offshore Installations: Guidance on Design,
Construction and Certification'(1) which was withdrawn in 1998.
As discussed in the Foreword, whilst the text has been re-formatted
for Offshore Technology publication, the technical content has not
been updated. The appropriateness and currency of the information
contained in this document must therefore be assessed
by the user for any specific application.
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