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19th Annual Film Evening

​Offshore Engineering Society 19th Annual Film Evening

Offshore Engineering Society: 19th Annual Film Evening by Dr Ray Hobbs

Wednesday 5th December 2018 at 18:00 pm

Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA

Refreshments will be served at 5:30pm

This event is free to attend, but advance booking is required, via the link at the bottom of this page.

It will be followed by a sponsored drinks reception in the ICE bar.

The videos will cover a wide range of practical aspects of offshore engineering from the 1940's to the present day - including many of geotechnical interest.

  1. Operation PLUTO (4min 56sec)
    Archive newsreel from 1945 on the World War 2 “Pipe Lines Under the Ocean” project
  2. Deepwater J-lay pipeline installation (2min 50sec)
    Animation showing the J-lay technique
  3. Heerema then (11min 23sec)
    Promotional film (from circa 1980) covering the very early days of Heerema
  4. Valemon jacket (12min 55sec)
    Fabrication of jacket and installation in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea in 2012
  5. F16-A installation (17min 01sec)
    Loadout and installation of jacket and topsides in Dutch sector of North Sea in 2004
  6. Arkun Dagi float-over (1min 31sec)
    Float-over of topsides on gravity base structure offshore Sakalin Island, Russia, in 2014
  7. Murchison topsides decommissioning (5min 39sec)
    Removal of topsides in UK sector of North Sea in 2016
  8. Miller decommissioning (8min 30sec)
    Removal of topsides and jacket in UK sector of North Sea, from 2017 to 2018
  9. Equinor’s highlights – summer 2018 (4min 24sec)
    Various recent offshore activities
  10. The suction bucket jacket (6min 01sec)
    Installation of suction bucket jacket in Borkum Riffgrud 1 windfarm, Denmark, in 2014
  11. Hywind Scotland – the world’s first floating windfarm (9min 12sec)
    Installation of 5 floating wind turbines, offshore Peterhead, in 2017
  12. Decommissioning of Vindeby offshore windfarm (5min 24sec)
    Removal of the world’s first offshore windfarm, in Denmark, in 2014

  13. The above playlist is subject to change.

    Use the following link to register:

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