SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1986

Geotechnical Issues in Offshore Engineering


The paper presents a review of key geotechnical issues in offshore engineering and points out trends and needs for improvements in theory and practice related to offshore site investigations, seafloor instability and pipeline safety, single- and multi-base gravity structures, pile foundations and platform anchorage, jack-up platforms, and arctic offshore construction.

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Hoeg, K
Norwegian Geotechnical Institute, Tasen, Oslo, Norway
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Developed by Committee: D18
Pages: 7–50
DOI: 10.1520/STP18405S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4987-8
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0490-7