The design is carried out in accordance to the relevant Oil&Gas international standards including API, BS, EN, ISGOTT, OCIMF, PIANC. SIGTTO and the guidelines of the leading Oil Companies.
The Company internal resources cover civil, mechanical, electrical and instrumental design for the development of new marine terminals or the revamping of the existing ones.
Meteomarine data analysis
Master planning of new terminals
Site selection and optimization of berths type, layout and configuration
Accessing channels and maneuvering areas
Fleet composition studies and statistical analysis
Definition of the Vessels Acceptance Criteria and operating limits
Traffic studies through GPSS model and definition of berth occupancy factors
Downtime analysis and queuing time
Analysis of the asset flexibility and possible solution to optimize the occupancy factor to reduce demurrage costs
Civil/structural design with off-shore Finite Element Models including dynamic analysis.
Design of new loading platform and berthing/mooring facilities.
Checkup of the structures for upgrade/change of products/maintenance programs/residual life definition, etc.
Compatibility study for new tankers and the berth.
Berthing and mooring analysis through full dynamic models.
Geotechnical engineering (through partner).
Design of new equipment and plants (mechanical electrical/instrumentational.
Ship to shore connection (including MLA, reel systems, hoses operating envelopes, envelops, safety devices, gangway, etc.).
Checkup of the plants for upgrade/change of products/maintenance programs, etc.
Risk assessment (through partner).
Management services and technical consultancies.
Preparation of tender documents and assistance during procurement.
Selection of pontoons/jack-up barges and installation equipment.
Terminal operating procedures and manuals.
Maintenance programs and scheduling.
Cost analysis (CapEx, OpEx).
Training of operators and terminal managers.
ATEC is also available to provide Turn-key solutions for off-shore platform/new berths and revamping of existing ones.