Offshore Foundations & Supporting Structures Forum

Future Offshore Foundations Forum

SPONSORS 

Cathie Associates

www.cathie-associates.com

Cathie Associates provides geotechnical engineering consultancy services to the oil, gas and energy industries.  We bring a unique brand of technical engineering expertise and practical construction support capability to our clients. We aim to provide a high quality, best practice service with an eye for practicality and constructability of all our solutions. Where appropriate, we aim to bring the latest knowledge and state of the art software to achieve cost-effective solutions without undue conservatism.  Our services are characterized by our company values and objectives, and our firm determination to keep our commitment to our clients


Universal Foundations

Universal Foundation

www.universal-foundation.com

Universal Foundation is, in the industry, recognised as one of the next generation foundation solutions, which will significantly contribute to reducing the cost of offshore wind energy. Universal Foundation continuously strive to be cost effective, more environmentally aware than traditional solutions, and deliver the best package solution possible while working alongside other professional expertise. A decade of high-end R&D along with testing and experiences within the offshore business by committed professionals has led Universal Foundation to value commitment, responsibility and customer awareness.


Sea Tower

www.seatower.com

Seatower delivers innovative foundations for offshore wind.Our foundations are designed to be installed by buoyancy and low-cost towing vessels, eliminating the need for expensive and weather sensitive installation vessels.

The foundations are optimized for the entire logistics of offshore wind construction – from efficient production to easy decommissioning. In particular, the Cranefree® foundations avoid the expensive and weather-sensitive crane, dredging and piling vessels that do installation today, and of which that are too few to meet the expected needs.


Sif Group
Sif Group 

www.sif-group.com

Sif Group bv is an independent company located in Roermond in the South of the Netherlands. We provide employment for 250 highly skilled, qualified and motivated employees. Over the last decades Sif Group bv has specialised in the manufacture of tubular structures for the following markets: Offshore Oil and Gas industry, Offshore Wind farm Foundations, Harbour and Jetty Facilities, Pressure vessel Shells and Cones, Civil and Mechanical Engineering. Sif will open a additional new production facility in Rotterdam Maasvlakte 2, in Q4 2016 where they will be able to manufacture, paint store and handle MP’s with a maximum diameter of up to 11 meters. Sif will offer the foundations FOB at their own 400 meter long Quay with direct access to the open waters.


Sif Group

Seaway Heavy Lifting

www.seawayheavylifting.com.cy/

Seaway Heavy Lifting is a leading offshore contractor in the global Oil & Gas and Renewables industry, offering tailored T&I and EPCI solutions. We service a diverse client portfolio including the major operators in the offshore Oil & Gas and offshore Renewables industry. We operate globally focussing on the North Sea, Mediterranean, America’s, Africa, Asia Pacific and Middle East. Our track record is reflected in our portfolio of project and client references.

Our goal is to provide our clients with the most effective and added value solutions. This goal is supported by our highly skilled and motivated workforce, quality assets and our continuous focus on new technologies. We utilize our experience and proven solutions from both the offshore Oil & Gas and offshore Renewables industry whilst capitalising on the EPCI expertise from our parent company Subsea 7.

Seaway Heavy Lifting is a Subsea 7 Joint Venture company.


Sif Group
SPT Offshore

www.sptoffshore.com

SPT Offshore is a specialised offshore contractor and market leader in suction pile foundations and anchors used for offshore oil & gas platforms and floaters (FPSOs and buoys). SPT has designed, fabricated and installed > 450 suction piles / anchors worldwide since the company started in 1998. SPT has installed and relocated several (14 x new build) Self Installing Platforms (SIPs) for small to medium sized platforms up to 10,000 ton (Centrica F3FA). SPT Offshore provides T&I services for SIPs, but also for lifted platforms using sheerlegs and for large platforms using SPT’s innovative float over technology for topsides up to 25,000 ton.

Furthermore, SPT supplies and installs complete moorings including hook-up of the moorings to the FPSO or buoy.

SPT Offshore has developed its Suction Installed Wind Turbine (SIWT) concept, which ensures  one piece installation thus reducing weather sensitivity. The SIWT is suited for the very large wind turbines up to 10 MW or higher. The first SIWT has been demonstrated offshore Germany and is operational since 2014. The SIWT installation is noise friendly for the sea mammals and allows 100% recovery at decommissioning. Furthermore, the SIWT offers scheduling flexibility and low installation costs due to the fast installation within <12 hours.


AkzoNobel

https://www.akzonobel.com/

We're a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. We’re a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. We bring color to walls. Help protect the buildings you go in every day. We’re in your mobile devices, the cars, and roads that move you around and are an essential part of the products that keep you healthy. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 45,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, In


St3-Offshore

www.st3-offshore.com

ST³ Offshore - a leading European manufacturer of steel foundations for offshore windfarms . The new ST³ Offshore serial manufacturing plant located in Szczecin, Poland, is employing leading edge mass manufacturing techniques. Our production lines are specifically designed for jackets and transition pieces, combining consistently high standards with maximum efficiency. 

In the short period we have been operating, we have increased our production capacity to allow the production of 150 transition pieces, 50 final assembled jackets and 80 sets of jacket components per annum. With a modern equipment, unique welding technologies of nodes and jackets, highly qualified specialists and own Engineering & Design Department, ST³ Offshore is one of the most innovative steel structures’ suppliers in the offshore market. With the Europe’s highest gantry crane (120 m height and 1’400 to of lifting capacity) ST³ Offshore can carry out the final assembly and loading of structures of a maximum height of 90 m. This can be done directly onto a barge, through the facility’s perfect island-location on the Odra river, which enables an easy access to the Baltic and North Sea.  Our extensive competencies and putting an extreme focus on safety, quality and environment makes us a reliable partner.


ATKINS

www.atkinsglobal.com

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.


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what attendees say....

"As expected, perfectly organised, relevant presentations" - Head Of Tendering, Offshore Wind Foundations
"Once again it was excellent: my technical recharge" - Lead Structural Engineer
"Technically stimulating, broadened my knowledge in foundation-related fields and renewed my optimism in meeting the cost reduction challenge." - Senior Structural Engineer

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Cathie Associates

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Universal Foundation

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SeaTower

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SIF Group

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Commercial Opportunities

The Offshore Foundations And Supporting Structures Forum offers an excellent opportunity for you to promote your organisation and its capabilities to senior delegates from the offshore wind industry.

If you are interested in learning more about how we can work together to move your ideas forward, please contact Heather Smith on  +44 (0) 20 8267 4785  or email  hs@windpowermonthly.com