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Design of WTSU delivered

Design of WTSU delivered

Orca Offshore and Naval Dynamics are pleased to inform that we have successfully concluded the design of a Wind Turbine Service Unit. The vessel has been designed to perform offshore maintenance work on wind turbines utilizing the DeltaCat semi-submersible design...

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WHP Platform relocated

WHP Platform relocated

SPT Offshore successfully relocated a wellhead platform in Asia. The platform was lifted and transported to the new location with the Asian Herculess III. SPT Offshore was responsible for the transport and installation scope. Orca offshore was part of the SPT Offshore...

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Innovation support from Orca Offshore

Innovation support from Orca Offshore

Orca Offshore has launched a new service to support enterprises with their innovations. Using our many years of experience with innovations and our vast network we can provide technology and strategic input regarding; Development of Business plan, Technology...

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Subsidy recieved for the Development of ODS

Subsidy recieved for the Development of ODS

Orca offshore and MarineObjects have recieved funding from the Dutch government to support the development of the Operational Support System. The ODS system will help to reduce offshore risks for any type of offshore construction work by monitoring the critical...

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Statoil Gina Krog Jacket Launched and Upended

Statoil Gina Krog Jacket Launched and Upended

Heerema Marine Contractor successfully launched and upended the Statoil Gina Krog jacket. The jacket was build be Heerema Fabrication (HFGE)  in Vlissingen and transported on the Saipem owned barge S600. Orca offshore was part of the HFGE jacket design team and was...

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Monobasewind modeltests successfully concluded

Monobasewind modeltests successfully concluded

Orca Offshore is happy to inform that we have successfully concluded the modeltesting of the Monobasewind concept. "All tests were in line with our predictions for all stages of the transport, installation and in-place situations,” Project Director Jan Groot Monobase...

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Monobasewind modeltests starts

Monobasewind modeltests starts

MARIN has build the first ever (model) Monobase! The prototype will be tested the coming two weeks in the MARIN facilities in Wageningen the Netherlands. The model will be used to test all the main characteristics of the tow, installation and the inplace condition....

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Orca Offshore finalist for the “Be Inspired Award”

Orca Offshore finalist for the “Be Inspired Award”

Orca Offshore has been made finalists for the upcoming Bentley “Be Inspired” awards category Innovation in Offshore engineering  – part of “The Year In Infrastructure 2014 conference”.  The nomination for this prestigious award comes from the work performed for the...

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Motion Response Unit Delivered

Motion Response Unit Delivered

Orca Offshore and MarineObjects have delivered a MRU (Motion Response Unit) to Dutch Offshore Contractors for the tow of the Jack-up barge "Odin" from Bremerhaven to Lima. The system has been build and delivered within seven days after contract award. For more details...

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MonoBaseWind granted free modeltest by MARIN

MonoBaseWind granted free modeltest by MARIN

MonoBaseWind has been awarded a free two week modeltest slot at the MARIN maritime research institute. This unique opportunity will be used to test the important stages of the transport and installation operation of the MonoBaseWind and to validate the computer...

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MonoBaseWind Nominated for the “Vernufteling” Election

MonoBaseWind Nominated for the “Vernufteling” Election

has been nominated for the "Vernufteling" election organised by The Royal Institute of Engineers (KIVI). The"Vernufteling" is the annual award which is awarded to the consulting or engineering firm that sends in the most imaginative project. The MonoBaseWind is a self...

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Motion analysis using Computational Fluid Dynamics

Motion analysis using Computational Fluid Dynamics

Orca Offshore together with ONE Simulation have performed a wave motion analysis using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). This work was done to investigate the effect of the bottom on the motion characteristics of the vessel. This 400 foot vessel has to perform a...

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MonoBaseWind Concept Launched

MonoBaseWind Concept Launched

Orca Offshore and Naval Dynamics are proud to announce the launch of the MonoBaseWind Concept. A self Installing gravity base solution designed for offshore wind turbine. Please check out the website MonoBaseWind

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Operational Decision Support system delivered

Operational Decision Support system delivered

ORCA Offshore and MarineObjects have successfully delivered an Operational Decision Support system to Tideway Offshore Contractors for the Inclined Fall Pipe System (IFPS) on the “Rollingstone” . The system consists of four 200 ton loadcells, all communication...

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Unique Down Time Analysis tool available

Unique Down Time Analysis tool available

ORCA Offshore has developed a Down time Analysis tool that can calculate the days waiting on weather based on historical weather data for any offshore operation. The Tool will use time trace weather data, the dynamic properties of the equipment and the planning of the...

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Centrica F3-FA Platform Installed

Centrica F3-FA Platform Installed

Part of a great team ORCA-Offshore has contributed to the successfull design and installation of the Centrica F3-FA self installing Platform. The platform has been build by Heerema Vlissingen and has been installed by SPT Offshore. ORCA Offshore provided Marine...

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Integrated Operational Decision Support

Integrated Operational Decision Support

ORCA Offshore and MarineObjects have joined forces and launched an integrated Operational Decision Support service for transport and installation projects. This service will give the offshore installation manager the proper information to take the start or stop...

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Mooring Model Online

Mooring Model Online

Online Marine Engineering, a service provided by ORCA-Offshore, has recently released the online version of the mooring model. The mooring model is an online service to perform a full 3D Dynamic Mooring analysis for multi line spread offshore moorings. The output of...

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Transport Model Online

Transport Model Online

Online Marine Engineering, a service provided by ORCA-Offshore, has recently released the online version of the transport model. The transport model is an online service to perform a full hydrostatic and hydrodynamic transport analysis for heavy barge sea transports....

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