CMIC Ocean En-Tech Holding Co Ltd (HKG:0206) on Wednesday stated its wholly owned subsidiary TSC Offshore Corp has signed a memorandum of understanding with Barcelona-based engineering and vessel design workplace Offshoretronic SL to collectively develop and commercialise an answer for putting in monopiles for offshore wind generators.
The tilting and lifting beam plus roll-on idea has been designed by Offshoretronic. The answer is designed to be put in on a jack-up platform. It has been showcased in an idea vessel referred to as Vitruvian, which is able to transporting and putting in monopiles weighing as much as 5,000 tonnes. Monopiles with such a weight and 100-130 metres size might be wanted for the subsequent era of offshore wind generators of 15-20 MW which are anticipated to enter the market in 2024-2030, the corporate famous.
Eradicating the dependency on massive heavy-lift cranes, the answer will scale back prices and time required, in addition to decrease operational dangers throughout loading in port, up-ending, lifting and set up offshore, in line with the announcement.
CMIC manufactures tools for the offshore and power trade and has not too long ago expanded into the hydrogen sector.
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