From 27-29 November 2013, a Master Class was given on the topic of "Metocean and Offshore Structures Engineering" in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in collaboration with Marco Westra of Metocean Consult. The event was organised by the Marcus Evans group and attended by 25 engineers and managers from the oil and gas industry.

The three-day course covered the following topics:

Day 1: Processes and environment

  • Requirements for metocean applications
  • Atmosphere
  • Oceans
  • Sea surface

Day 2: Tools and techniques

  • Observation techniques
  • Numerical modelling
  • Generating metocean data
  • Design criteria

Day 3: Applications of metocean data

  • Offshore structures (fixed, floating, bottom mounted)
  • Loading
  • Fatigue
  • Codes and standards