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KENC Engineering & Breman Machinery to design lifting tool for French OWF

Van Oord, awarded Breman Machinery and KENC Engineering with the assignment to design and build a casing lifting adapter (CLA). The lifting tool supports the installation of 190 pin piles at the French Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm. The CLA lifting tool can handle 275 tonnes and is designed to connectwith the temporary casing used during…

IHC IQIP & TU Delft work on BLUE piling technology improvements

This summer, IHC IQIP joined forces with Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) to start an investigation on the soil-pile interaction of IQIP’s BLUE Piling Technology. In order to make accurate predictions of the drivability of monopiles, the effect of the longer blow duration will be investigated. The BLUE Piling Technology is a new monopile…

Van Oord to install jacket foundations at French OWF

Van Oord has signed a preparatory works agreement for the installation of the jacket foundations at Iberdrola’s French Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm. Van Oord will be responsible for the installation of 62 three-legged jacket foundations in the wind farm site, located around 20 km off the coast of France. The future wind farm, with a surface area of…

Van Oord and Mammoet to jointly work with Verton on new blade lifting method

Van Oord and Mammoet are joining forces in a partnership with the Australian scale-up Verton to develop a new lifting method for installing wind turbine blades that could shorten the installation cycle times and make installation safer for operators. The company was scouted via the maritime and port accelerator innovation platform PortXL where Van Oord is…

Huisman to design monopile gripper for Jan De Nul Group

Last week Huisman was awarded a contract by Jan De Nul Group for the delivery of a monopile gripper. The monopile gripper has a modular, tailor made design to allow use on a wide range of projects. It is unique in its capacity as well as versatility to accommodate usage in existing projects and future…