PRINCIPIA FEA subsea engineer, Imanol Martinez Perez will be part of the team to receive the SNAME 2019 OTC Best Paper Award during the OTC event in May 2019

This award will be a recognition of his contributions in the writing of the paper “Assessing Fatigue Life of Corroded Mooring Chains through Advanced Analysis” with other authors from Chevron, ExxonMobil, Shell, DNV, Sofec, Eagle, Jdmarineus, Amog, Iseaconsulting and DNV. In his contribution, advanced FEA and multiaxial fatigue analysis for studying the effect of corrosion pits in the fatigue performance of mooring chains were presented.

Well done Imanol and François Bourgin, who both worked closely to deliver state of the art advanced analyses