LDD Supports Offshore WindForce on Wikinger Project

LDD, an Acteon company, has collaborated with UTEC and MENCK to deliver a total foundation solution, including a subsea pre-piling template (PPT), to Offshore WindForce WIK (OWF).

OWF, a joint venture between Boskalis and Volker Stevin International, is contracted by Iberdrola Renewables Offshore Deutschland GmbH to transport and install 70 turbine foundations at the Wikinger offshore wind farm in the German sector of the Baltic Sea.

LDD’s PPT is being used to pre-install foundation piles into the seabed, prior to the placement and grouting of the four-legged jacket foundation structures by the Boskalis vessel Giant 7.

Rob van Gemert, project director, Offshore WindForce, said, “We are pleased to have selected the Acteon group of companies for the total pre-piling package. The combination of LDD, MENCK and UTEC certainly has its benefits, both operationally and commercially. The PPT and its components are well on track and they will be tested to the extreme on the Wikinger project.”

OWF has also contracted Acteon sister company MENCK GmbH to provide a service package including the supply of two MHU1200S hydraulic hammers to drive the jacket piles to depth.

Mark Richards, senior contracts manager, LDD, said, “LDD’s collaboration with OWF and other Acteon companies has proved to be highly productive. The project team has a wide range of engineering, marine piling and operational strength and together we have delivered a first class pre-piling solution on this challenging and exciting project. It has been an excellent opportunity to demonstrate the value we can bring to offshore wind foundation projects through the integrated capabilities of Acteon group companies.”

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