DP assisted mooring system is a new positioning system including mooring system and dynamic positioning system. In this paper, two measures are proposed to reduce the offset and the power consumption of a generic semi-submersible platform which is equipped with a DP assisted mooring system during operation. One is to tighten the windward mooring lines and slacken the leeward mooring lines, the other is to reduce or cancel the forbidden angles of the thrusters adjacent to the failed thrusters. Given that the two measures can both reduce the offset and the power consumption of the semi-submersible unit, it is suggested to combine the two measures together to obtain better positioning accuracy. This paper is helpful to engineering practice.

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