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Supporting clients as they pioneer novel installation techniques

AuthorsJorrit-Jan Serraris
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 130
DateDec 7, 2020
Reading time3 minutes
As the offshore wind industry continues to expand across the globe, wind parks are going further from shore and the turbine sizes are increasing rapidly. Here we highlight how we assist our clients with the development of novel installation methods - from concept to operation.

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from concept to operation

Dynamic positioning is a state-of-the-art approach for the installation of foundations and transition pieces. To overcome vessel motions, compensation and control systems are integrated on board. Examples are motion compensated cranes, lifting equipment and pile grippers.
We carry out numerical assessments, model tests and develop interactive training simulators to demonstrate the feasibility of these innovative systems, and to optimise operations and the performance of the crew.

Test model of wind turbine installation vessel