Fixed Platform

A bottom supported, stationary structure without significant movement in response to waves and currents in operating conditions. Examples are fixed platforms with jacket and pile supports. Jack-up rigs, and submersible bottomsupported rigs are similar in that they are effectively stationary.

Source: API RP 2D, Operation and Maintenance of Offshore Cranes, Sixth Edition, May 2007. Global Standards

Source: API RP 2D, Operation and Maintenance of Offshore Cranes, Seventh Edition, December 2014. Global Standards


Fixed Platform

A platform extending above and supported by the sea bed by means of piling, spread footings or other means with the intended purpose of remaining stationary over an extended period.

Source: API RP 2FB, Recommended Practice for the Design of Offshore Facilities Against Fire and Blast Loading, First Edition, April 2006. Global Standards

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