Tether Base

Definition(s)


Tether base

Structure that secures one or a group of tethers to the seabed, including tether connection points and lifting points.

Source: API RP 17L2, Recommended Practice for Flexible Pipe Ancillary Equipment, First Edition, March 2013. Global Standards

 

Tether bases

Tether bases are used to anchor subsea buoy systems (e.g. a lazy-S configuration) or to secure flexible pipe tethers to the seabed in certain configurations such as in pliant wave configurations.

Source: API RP 17L2, Recommended Practice for Flexible Pipe Ancillary Equipment, First Edition, March 2013. Global Standards