Offshore wind

Offshore wind

Since the development of Holmatro's first TP levelling set for the construction of the Belgian offshore wind farm Belwind in 2009, the product range for offshore wind applications has significantly expanded. Besides hydraulic solutions to level wind turbine foundations (TP levelling), we have proven ourselves in the field of TP fixation, jacket fixation, cutting applications, seafastening systems and skidding solutions. Holmatro tools are also used for the lifting, weighing and levelling of offshore platforms and are integrated on pipe-laying vessels to support heavy lifting and moving applications.

On this page you will find a selection of our customer projects in offshore wind. Allow us to inspire you and challenge us to come up with a solution for your specific problem. Click on the following projects and read more.

In the beginning of 2017 PES WIND magazine published an inspiring article about our hydraulic solutions for offshore wind applications. You can read this article here (page 60-63 of the issue).

Offshore wind
TP levelling

TP levelling

Levelling wind turbines in which the turbine foundations come in two parts: a monopile (MP) and a transition piece (TP). Commissioned by Smulders Group, Holmatro supplied a TP levelling system for the Dudgeon offshore wind farm.

TP levelling
TP fixation

TP fixation

Precision vertical positioning of a transition piece (TP) on a monopile (MP). Commissioned by Van Oord, Holmatro supplied a TP fixation system for the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm.

TP fixation
TP fixation for OSS

TP fixation for OSS

Precision vertical placement of a TP on a MP for the positioning of a offshore substation (OSS). Commissioned by STX France, Holmatro supplied a TP fixation system for the Rentel wind farm, and conducted a Site Acceptance Test.

TP fixation for OSS
TP seafastening & MP skidding and upending

TP seafastening & MP skidding and upending

Transportation of 4 monopiles per time and reduce handling by skidding these MP’s in position for upending. Commissioned by GeoSea, Holmatro supplied smart seafastening, skidding and upending solutions for the installation vessel 'Innovation'.

TP seafastening & MP skidding and upending
Seafastening system for marine transportation

Seafastening system for marine transportation

Transportation by sea of monopiles for offshore wind farms. Commissioned by Conbit Engineering, Holmatro supplied a seafastening system.

Seafastening system for marine transportation
Construction of substation foundations

Construction of substation foundations

For the fixation of the construction of a substation consisting of a foundation and a topside which houses the transformers. Commissioned by Montube Sur – Navantia-Cadiz, Holmatro supplied 150 ton double-acting cylinders and 400 ton pulling cylinders.

Construction of substation foundations
Supporting a converter platform

Supporting a converter platform

Supporting a 9300 ton converter platform during construction and transportation. Commissioned by Heerema Zwijndrecht, Holmatro supplied 590 ton cylinders and a vari pump with 100 litres oil capacity.

Supporting a converter platform

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