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Created: 2019-09-04T12:02:37

tension leg platforms  

DEFINITION

  • A tension-leg platform (TLP) or extended tension leg platform (ETLP) is a vertically moored floating structure normally used for the offshore production of oil or gas, and is particularly suited for water depths greater than 300 metres and less than 1500 metres. Use of tension-leg platforms has also been proposed for offshore wind turbines. (en)

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ENTRY TERMS

  • Created: 2019-09-04T12:02:37

    tethered buoyant platforms (en)

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http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_0e71cde7

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