Main Data

Screen Height 4.25m above main deck
Standard Length Each Panel 7.50 m
Overall Screen Length (P&S) 156.2 m

Balder FPU Greenwater Protection

Designers: Clark and Standfield


Sir J H. Biles (Naval Services) working for Aker Maritime. Ultimate Client: ESSO Norge


Vessel: Balder Field, North Sea Post Outfit: Greenock, Scotland

Design of Greenwater Protection Screens retrofit over the full length of the exposed main deck, Port and Starboard, for protection of the main deck process equipment from greenwater sea damage.


Dock mooring winches designed to manoeuvre dock between layup berth, shore transfer berth, operating berth and deep sink berth.

Dock designed for future expansion to 28,000 TLC Panamax Size using a rocking joint to provide temporary connection to a future 16,000TLC Floating dock.

Dock uses a fully automated dock control system.

The Balder FPU at Inchreen Scotland 1999