Design of WTSU delivered

Monday, 27 July 2020 by

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 developed by Naval Dynamics and a 3D compensated crane developed by Huisman. The combined system

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WHP Platform relocated

Monday, 26 August 2019 by

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 T&I team and was responsible for all the Naval Architectural design of the

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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 development plan, Finding technical breakthroughs using brainstorm sessions, Specialist advice and reviews, Subsidy application.   Orca offshore

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 limitations of the operation in real time and several days ahead. This system will allow

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The Dutch Safety Board has recently published the accident investigation reports regarding the twin crane accident that occured in Alphen aan den Rijn in 2015. Orca offshore, together with Saetech, performed the engineering assessment and technical root cause analysis. The accident involved a bridge lift with two telescopic cranes from two barges. The technical root

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 responsible for the Naval Architectural design of the Statoil Gina Krog jacket which included

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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 Wind BV said. Highlights of the tests are: the transportation analysis showed mild accelerations (less than 1.1 m/s2) at

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Monobasewind modeltests starts

Friday, 14 November 2014 by

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. The monobasewind is a new foundation for large offshore wind turbines based

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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 Centrica F3-Fa self installing platform. See detailed description of project on Bentley website. For this project Orca

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 see here.