Orca Offshore has done a verification motion analysis for the Minesto Spar buoy designed by Malin Marine group from Aberdeen.
Malin has been awarded a turnkey contract by Minesto AB to provide concept, design, fabrication and delivery of an offshore support platform for the Deep Green 500 tidal generator project at Holyhead Deep, off the coast of Anglesey, North Wales.
The scope of work for Orca included:
- Modelling of the Spar and mooring system
- Determine hydrodynamic database using 3D diffraction
- Perform frequency domain analysis to determine the motion and load RAO’s
- Provide data in format suitable for import into OrcaFlex.