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  • n. A platform (on a vessel or offshore structure) on which helicopters may land and take off

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Examples

  • The weather on scene throughout was moderate with seas of 2 - 3 meters with 0.5 nautical mile visibility, but darkness initially hampered the rescue operation, and the cloudbase is below the nearby platform's helideck level at approximately 500 - 600 metres.

    All 18 people rescued after helicopter ditches in sea near platform

  • The weather on scene is moderate with seas of 2 - 3 meters with 0.5 nautical mile visibility, but darkness is hampering the rescue operation, and the cloudbase is below the nearby platform's helideck level at approximately 500 - 600 metres.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • This includes an accommodation module linked to a helideck and a lifeboat station.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • There's the concrete base with its serrated ice wall, in which we can safely store more than one million barrels of oil; and there's the superstructure (we call it topsides), containing the working and living accommodation, two drilling rigs, cranes, a flare boom and helideck.

    Leading a New Industry into a New Century

  • The vessel is equipped with a helideck to facilitate an efficient crew change.

    Marine Log News

  • Ulstein Power & Control has delivered a substantial amount of equipment for the vessel, including the information and communication system, the navigation system and the integrated automation system which is equipped with integrated modules, that include a power management system and monitoring of the helideck.

    Marine Log News

  • Unfortunately, a colleague came on deck not realising it was a practice, and seeing the dummy whistle past him from the helideck above, ran for the nearest life belt and threw it in.

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  • Mfg. Of heliport fire protection which dispenses AFFF through an oscillating monitor / nozzle onto helideck automatically without expense of trained people present.

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  • He said the emergency helideck could also be used for offshore training and for search and rescue operations.

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  • Parsons recommended that a helideck - on a platform, ship or barge - be stationed midway between St. John's and the furthest oilfield to serve as an emergency refuelling station for helicopters.

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