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Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm: Offshore Transformer Modules & Substructure

Beatrice substructure
Design of 2 platforms for the world first lightweight OTM topsides
Location: North Sea, UK
Operator: Siemens Transmission and Distribution Ltd
Duration: 2015 - 2018
Scope: Detailed design of jacket and topsides, in place analysis, sea transportation, load out and offshore lift, fatigue analysis, vessel impact, on-bottom stability, cable deck design

Siemens Transmission and Distribution Limited (STDL) commissioned Kent to design the deck, jackets and piles for two Offshore Transformer Modules (OTM) for the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm in the Moray Firth, Scotland.

The project was split into two design stages:

  • A Tender Design stage to develop package of information suitable for use by Siemens in the procurement process to let fabrication and installation contracts for the OTMs.
  • A Detailed Design phase to develop the above design and produce a design approved for fabrication and installation

Kent’s key responsibilities included:

  • Detailed Design of jacket and topsides
  • In Place Analysis
  • Sea Transportation
  • Load Out & Offshore Lift
  • Fatigue Analysis
  • Vessel Impact
  • On-Bottom Stability
  • Cable Deck Design
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