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.”

Share this article

Follow Subsea World News

Events>

<< May 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31 1 2 3 4

OGA 2017

OGA 2017 is the most beneficial way to meet, discuss and acquire the latest in the Oil & Gas industry! It is also;…

read more >

IMCA ROV SEMINAR

This seminar is designed to assist IMCA members in dealing with these, with a programme of technical and operational topics affecting…

read more >

Offshore Wind Energy 2017

In 2017, EWEA and RenewableUK will join forces to bring you the greatest conference and exhibition Europe has ever known in the history…

read more >

UTC 2017

The subsea industry has, as all other parts of the oil & gas industry, been seriously rattled by the most severe downturn in the hydrocarbon energy era. However, the realization of what hit us and actions to be taken to sustain a healthy and profitable future is still on-going – unfortunately with thousands of colleagues paying the price by losing their job as one of the most severe consequences. At this time, there are signs that we have reached bottom in terms of most industry indicators, but few experts expect a sharp recovery. Many seem to believe that a slow recovery is what the industry needs in order to avoid an unsustainable capacity build-up, as seen in the period after the financial crisis. Considering the uncertainty of what the future will bring, this year’s UTC Program Committee have decided to challenge all of us to present ideas, experiences, technological innovations, business models and execution models for how to shape our subsea future and explain how and why subsea is the future.
UTC welcomes abstracts based on the topics listed below. If selected, please consider writing a paper in addition to the UTC presentation. From 2017, UTC papers will be published in an international database.

More info

read more >