Pioneering purpose-built wind turbine installation vessels under test

AuthorsWillemijn Pauw & Arjen Koop
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 100
DateAug 26, 2010
Reading time6 minutes

For large offshore wind farms significant time and therefore, cost can be reduced by using a purpose-built installation vessel. MARIN carried out a series of tests on BELUGA HOCHTIEF Offshore's installation vessel design.

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manoeuvring and nautical studiesstability, seakeeping and ocean engineeringwaves, impacts and hydrostructuralcfd developmentcfd/simulation/desk studiesmeasurements and controldata sciencedynamic positioningrenewablesoil and gasinfrastructuremarine systemslife at seatransport and shippingmodel testinglifting and decommissioningloads and responsesoffshore engineering