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  • 13 January 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Subsea technology company Seatools has won a contract to design and deliver a piling template hydraulic and instrumentation system to be used on an offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The order was placed by ”an undisclosed EPC player”, Seatools said. The system will be used for pile installation during the construction of the offshore wind […]

  • 3 September 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Temporary Works Design (TWD) combined their experience with the design of various pile handling tools and motion compensated systems to get to a revolutionary new concept: a motion compensated piling gripper, allowing straight piling of monopiles from a floating vessel or barge. Due to the tight tolerances related to monopile installations, it is for most sea conditions inevitable […]

  • 7 May 2018
    R&D, Technology

    MacGregor and Kongsberg Maritime have unveiled a new monopile installation solution which is said to eliminate the need for temporary mooring during the installation process.

  • 13 March 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Seatools has completed the development, manufacturing, and installation of a piling instrumentation and control system for the Pile Installation Frame (PIF) which will be used by Seaway Heavy Lifting on the 588MW Beatrice wind farm off Scotland.

  • 22 September 2011

      On July 24, the second wind turbine installation vessel was successfully undocked in COSCO Nantong Shipyard. Whilst the vessel was in dock, the yard completed the installation of six pile legs and the lifting cylinder, the installation and commissioning of hydraulic piping systems andthe load testing of its six generators. COSCO Nantong Shipyard continues […]

  • 7 January 2014

    The Acclaimed Software Company Ltd announced a new software system designed for Harkand Andrews Survey to support pile installation operations. The ‘Total Controller’ and ‘Total Viewer’ systems have been successfully put into operation on a construction support vessel conducting precise pile installations. Harkand Andrews Survey have developed a technique for installing monopiles and transition pieces […]

  • 15 June 2016

    LDD, in collaboration with its sister companies from Acteon Group, UTEC and MENCK, has delivered a subsea Pre-Piling Template (PPT) to Offshore WindForce (OWF), which is installing 70 foundations at the Wikinger offshore wind farm. LDD’s PPT is being used by OWF, a joint venture between Boskalis and Volker Stevin International, to pre-install foundation piles into the […]

  • 14 June 2016

    DGI has decommissioned the hydraulic system it delivered to Bilfinger for the pile gripper used to install foundations at the Sandbank offshore wind farm site, after the installation works were completed in February.  DGI Doedijns supplied the complete Hydraulic System for the Pile Gripper Frame to Bilfinger Marine & Offshore Systems in 2015. After the installation and commissioning, the system […]

  • 4 October 2019

    Bauer Spezialtiefbau has tested onshore piles at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project in France to gather data for the design of foundations. Bauer Spezialtiefbau designed, installed and tested a total of 14 drilled and grouted piles at the Routin Quarry near Cap Fréhel, Brittany, under a contract signed with project developer Ailes Marines last year. “The aim was […]

  • 3 June 2019

    By Alexandre Crochelet, Senior Engineer at G-Octopus, a Cathie Associates Company Pile Driving Monitoring (PDM) during driving and Pile Dynamic Testing (PDT) are widely used in onshore and offshore construction to ensure the structural integrity of the piles during driving and achieve a safe and economical pile installation. PDM helps in assessing the pile behaviour […]

  • 3 October 2014

    As governmental bodies are trying to protect the marine life, companies are facing more regulations and restrictions on the offshore installations. During the foundation installation, hydraulic impact hammers create a lot of noise harmful to marine mammals as well as to other sea life. Hamburg-based engineering and services company, Bilfinger Marine & Offshore Systems, developed […]

  • 20 April 2016

    A Dutch subsea engineering company, Seatools, has launched a pile cleaning and dredging tool. The Pile Dredge Tool (PDT) is capable of removing soil plugs and cleaning pre-piled jackets, such as those used in the offshore wind industry. The system can also be used for other pile excavation operations as well, such as for the preparation of […]

  • 12 May 2015

    Conquest Offshore and deugro Denmark A/S, with the engineering companies Temporary Works Design (TWD) and Barge Master, have presented their newly developed installation system for monopiles, transition pieces (TPs) and pre-piling of jackets. The 136 by 36 meter Conquest MB1 barge is the perfect tool to execute this kind of work. Three monopiles and 3 to 16 transition […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Osbit has secured a contract with Sapura Energy to deliver a pile gripper system that will be used for the Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. Osbit will design and build the system which will be installed on Sapura Energy’s heavy lift vessel and will support the installation of the 80 monopile foundations at the […]

  • 4 October 2016

    Seaway Heavy Lifting has contracted Dutch subsea technology company Seatools as the provider of a piling template instrumentation and control system for the Beatrice offshore wind project. Seatools is in charge of the complete mechanical, electric, hydraulic, and software design of the piling template instrumentation and control system, which will be used for the offshore pile installation operations […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) will begin installing piles for jacket foundations at the Beatrice offshore wind farm on 27 March. The work will be carried out by the heavy lift vessel Stanislav Yudin, recently equipped with NAMI’s purpose built 700-tonne Pile Installation Frame (PIF).

  • 15 February 2013

    There are different restrictions for maritime pile driving operations in place in the North European countries to protect the local sea life. It is quite right and proper that there should be restrictions. However, it could be argued that it is probably not so right and proper that the individual legislation for each country for the restrictions is not […]

  • 15 January 2013

    IHC Handling Systems, part of IHC Merwede, has delivered a pile guiding tool for the installation of 80 wind turbine foundations at sea. This innovative tool was designed and constructed by IHC Handling Systems, and then installed on board Seajacks’ new jack-up vessel, ZARATAN, in autumn 2012. The company was awarded the contract on the […]

  • 3 July 2020

    A Pile Installation Frame (PIF) for Seaway Yudin’s pin-pile installation work in Taiwan has been loaded onto a vessel in the Port of Rotterdam, from where it will be transported to Taiwan, Seaway 7 said on social media. The company did not name the project for which the PIF is being transported. Seaway 7 has […]

  • 13 June 2019

    IHC IQIP has developed a new dampening system add-on said to considerably reduce noise levels during the installation of offshore wind foundations. The system, called Pulse, reduces noise levels at the source creating an environmentally friendly installation while being positioned between hammer and sleeve. According to IHC IQIP, it reduces the Sound Equivalent Level (SEL) from […]

  • 6 November 2015

    UTEC NCS Survey, part of UTEC Survey, an Acteon company, was recently awarded a contract for heavy-lift support services for Wikinger offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. Partnering with LDD, the contract covers the delivery of a pile guide frame monitoring system, which will be used for the installation of approximately 70 foundation pile clusters for the […]

  • 23 October 2012

    Fugro offers a new pile inclination monitoring service based on Fugro’s offshore survey product range, which supports smart, safe offshore pile installations. A key requirement of pile installation is pile verticality. Traditionally the verticality or inclination was measured by means of pausing the piling and measure the inclination using handheld inclinometers. This traditional method has […]

  • 6 April 2012

    Today GeoSea’s owned jumbo jack up platform Goliath returned back to base port after installing 120 tubular piles for the offshore wind farm Borkum (formely known as Borkum West II) during the worst meteorological months of the year. The German Bight is renowned for its potentially harsh wave and weather conditions which make offshore construction […]

  • 26 August 2016
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Hamburg-based engineering and design company [email protected] has responded to an expected surge in construction of floating offshore wind farms built farther from the shore and in deeper waters by designing a floating foundation installation vessel – the FFI 1700. With the dimensions of 165m in length and 43,5m in width, FFI 1700 provides a working deck for stowing […]

  • 28 November 2011

    Hydraulic piling hammer specialist, IHC Hydrohammer, will perform live presentations two times per day at EWEA OFFSHORE 2011 event.  Presentation 1: Inclination Measuring Tool IHC Hydrohammer answers the question: How to install a monopile foundation with a maximum deviation of 0.5 degrees. During this presentation they show the results and the most recent technological innovation: […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) has signed a contract with CCCC Third Harbor Engineering for the construction of China’s most advanced wind farm installation vessel. The vessel with a 1000-ton capacity will be equipped with the latest jack up system developed by ZPMC. It will feature a hydraulic lifting system that uses cylindrical legs enabling […]