O'Reilly logo

Offshore Operation Facilities by Menglan Duan, Huacan Fang

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

5.4. Special Vehicles in Beach/Shallow Seas

Besides serious silt in beach areas, there are changes in land and water with tidal transition zones, and very shallow areas in beach/shallow seas, so generally used vehicles are difficult to adapt to the characteristics of these environments. In order to solve the problem of vehicles for these scenarios, many kinds of vehicles have been developed both domestically and overseas, which mainly consist of wheeled and tracked amphibious vehicles, hovercraft and air-cushioned transportation platforms, and mud pry and ships for extremely shallow sea areas. In the following sections let’s introduce some of these vehicles.

5.4.1. Wheeled and Tracked Vehicles

Both wheeled and tracked vehicles are used in beach/shallow ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required