What’s the problem?
A hurricane is approaching in the GOM and you need to leave the semi-sub on station but unmanned. You need your automatic tensioner control and dynamic positioning to compensate for both direct and diffractional wave action.

What’s the solution?
Muir Matheson are able to integrate direct vessel motion measurement with air gap monitoring at each corner of the semi-sub to provide dynamic feedback to the DP system combined with visual indicators of tilt and motion. Our software will enable you to introduce the element of predictive control to your DP system compensating for losses in Taught Line Wire monitoring due to heavy seas, “leaning” your vessel into the prevailing wave direction to maximise on board stability and maintain steady riser angles.


  • Tel: 01224 791222
  • Fax: 01224 791555



  • Muir Matheson Limited
  • Aberlan House
  • Woodburn Road
  • Blackburn Industrial Estate
  • Aberdeen
  • AB21 0RX
  • United Kingdom
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  • Registered in Scotland No. SC182820
  • VAT Registered No. GB 716 9914 03
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