The Technology

Increased Mooring Load Capacity

The new foundation, anchoring and mooring technology is currently being patented, developed and qualified. The case studies done to date indicate a massive increase in drained and undrained load capacity when compared to standard suction anchors, jacket structures, piles and monopiles as illustrated in the graph above. Some of the technical benefits:

Mooring Cost Reduction

The new forward-looking foundation, anchoring and mooring technology is made to allow for large scale and standardisation which is key to cost reduction. The case studies done to date indicate a net cost reduction both for individual monopiles and anchors and for a given drained or undrained holding capacity when compared to standard monopiles, jackets or suction anchors as illustrated in the graph above. Some of the commercial benefits:

“By increasing the load capacity and reducing the required amount of steel produced for offshore wind projects, the technologies from Offshore Wind Design could save the globe from thousands of tonnes of CO2 emission every year from 2030 to 2040”

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