Damen unveils ground tackle installation solution

Damen's design will be able to lay moorings for three floating wind turbines (Damen)

Damen has unveiled its solution to what is predicted to be major demands for vessels to install ground tackle following increasing global interest in the floating offshore windfarm market.

Times have changed: where once, 3MW turbines with monopile foundations in relatively shallow waters were the norm, the economy of scale from today’s 12-15MW turbines with 17-18MW models in development has promoted the development of floating offshore turbines, allowing projects in waters considered too deep for monopile foundations.

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