Search results for: gravity-based stuctures

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  • 2 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    Bouygues Construction, Saipem and Boskalis will supply and install the wind turbine foundations for the Fécamp offshore wind farm under a € 552 million contract with the project developer. The contract value is divided between each of the three contractors according to to their share of work scope: 40.5% for Bouygues Travaux Publics, 40.5% for […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Equipment

    Two Dutch research institutes MARIN and Deltares have completed a test campaign addressing critical aspects of installation and transportation of gravity based structures (GBS). The test campaign was conducted as a part of the GBS WIND Joint Industry Project (GBS WIND JIP). By combining the expertise and laboratory facilities of MARIN and Deltares it has been […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Equipment

    Minesto has taken delivery of the gravity base structure foundation for its first commercial-scale installation of Deep Green technology. “With the delivery of the gravity base structure, we are making significant progress towards the first installation in Holyhead Deep,” said David Collier, COO of Minesto. “Preparations for offshore testing is in it final stages and […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    DNV Global Solutions Ltd has been contracted by the Carbon Trust to undertake a comparative study of lifted versus floated gravity base structures for offshore wind farms. The study involves cost assumptions of both the manufacturing/construction and the marine operations (transport and lowering/ballasting). The Carbon Trust is aiming to reduce costs of offshore wind energy, […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The gravity base structure (GBS) which will be used for Minesto’s first tidal energy installation in Holyhead Deep in Wales has been transported to Holyhead.

  • 11 December 2017
    Ports & Logistics, Research & Development

    Dutch research institutes MARIN and Deltares have completed a test campaign focused on the transport and installation of gravity-based structures (GBS) as part of the GBS WIND Joint Industry Project (JIP) launched in March 2017.

  • 17 May 2011
    Research & Development

    The logistical challenge and its anticipated cost have galvanized designers, developers, and government-backed agencies to reset the thinking on subsea foundation design. But the task has by no means been easy. “With wind turbine sizes now scaling up to 5MW and beyond, the top-head mass is virtually double that of the current mainstream sizes,” says […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Project & Tenders

    French LNG containment system specialist GTT has signed a contract with SAREN B.V. for detailed design and construction of three gravity-based structures (GBS) set for Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2 project.

  • 2 November 2017
    Equipment

    Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK has informed that the gravity base structure for Minesto’s underwater kite technology, Deep Green, has been 50 per cent complete. The concrete base is a part of the €30 million underwater kite project to be installed in Holyhead Deep, 6.5 km off the coast of Anglesey. The trial will see one 0.5 […]

  • 14 July 2016

    COWI has been providing assistance with geotechnical interpretation and load definition to BAM Infraconsult, which is in charge of the design of gravity base foundations, to be used on Blyth Offshore Demonstrator offshore wind project. The foundation design will utilise ‘self-installing’ technology, which has been developed by two BAM companies, BAM Nuttall Ltd and BAM Infra bv. COWI has been […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Research & Development, Technology

    The Carbon Trust is looking for an offshore wind farm consultancy services to study which gravity base structures could reduce offshore wind cost more, lifted or floated. Gravity Base Structures (GBS), in terms of potential cost reduction, have very promising foundations concepts for wind turbine generation in deeper water sites competing against steel jacket structures […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Research & Development, Technology

    The Carbon Trust is looking for an offshore wind farm consultancy services to study which gravity base structures could reduce offshore wind cost more, lifted or floated. Gravity Base Structures (GBS), in terms of potential cost reduction, have very promising foundations concepts for wind turbine generation in deeper water sites competing against steel jacket structures […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Having designed gravity-base foundation for Minesto’s Deep Green tidal energy plant, a multinational professional services firm Arup has welcomed the completion of the first offshore installation phase for the project.

  • 7 June 2016
    Equipment

    BAM has been awarded a contract to design, fabricate and install five full-size gravity base foundations for wind turbines off the Northumberland coast, UK. The contract has been awarded to BAM by EDF Energy Renewables via SPV Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Ltd. The foundation design will utilize ‘self-installing’ technology, which has been developed by two BAM companies, BAM […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The construction of the concrete gravity base foundation structure for Minesto’s Deep Green tidal energy installation has been completed.

  • 21 December 2018
    Project & Tenders

    Russia’s largest independent natural gas producer and LNG operator, Novatek signed an equipment supply for its Arctic LNG 2 project. 

  • 10 April 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Environmental groups have “rejected” Shell’s plans regarding the decommissioning of the company’s four platforms at the Brent field, offshore the UK. Shell submitted the plan in early February to the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. The 60-day public consultation expires today (Monday). During the final day of the consultation period, the environmental […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    EDP has been granted European funding to develop new technology for offshore wind power. DEMOGRAVI3 is a project that aims to develop an innovative gravity based foundation for offshore wind turbines and will be funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme. The project will last for four years and will include a full-scale demonstration […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Italian oil and gas industry contractor Saipem has reached an agreement with Technip France SA and NIPIgaspererabotka to participate in the joint venture for the realization of the Arctic LNG2 project.

  • 7 June 2016

    Royal BAM Group has been awarded a contract for the Blyth Offshore Wind project by EDF Energy Renewables to design, fabricate and install five full-size gravity base foundations, first of their kind to be built in the world, according to the company.   The foundation design will utilise ‘self-installing’ technology, which has been developed by two […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Storage

    Future offshore wind turbines should use gravity foundations instead of foundations which are required to be hammered into the ground, said The Concrete Centre (TCC) according to New Civil Engineer news portal. Due to the significant environmental impact of piling operations, Andrew Minson, executive director of TCC, calls for a wider use of gravity base […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The gravity base structure foundation for Minesto’s first commercial-scale installation of Deep Green tidal energy technology has been delivered.