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


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

Balder FPU Greenwater Protection

Category: Ship Design

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.

Main Dimensions

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