An operating envelope is to assure the marine loading arm fits its purpose on an individual level – single connection. More and more often simultaneous connection is applicable, especially when big tankers are loaded. Imagine connecting one MLA with 5000m3/hr per hour or 3 MLA’s with 5000m3/hr. We will perform a Marine Loading Arm clearance study, based on the following parameters:
MLA position on the terminal
Distances of the riser centre of MLA’s to the jetty face.