Offshore Foundations & Supporting Structures Forum

Future Offshore Foundations Forum


Cathie Associates

Cathie Associates provide geoscience and geotechnical engineering consultancy services to the oil, gas and renewable energy industries.
The industry leading engineering consultancy brings a unique, independent, focussed brand of technical engineering expertise to clients who need expert, value adding and innovative solutions.
Cathie Associates are able to leverage the wealth of expertise in their team and
combine this with knowledge and IP gained through R&D. It is this which allows Cathie
Associates to provide positive project outcomes for the management of risk and the
development of infrastructure design solutions for all matters relating to the sea bed.


Fistuca is a young, dynamic and ambitious company that started as a spin-off of the faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). Since 2008 Fistuca has designed and built innovative equipment for the foundation industry. In 2011 Fistuca started the development of BLUE Piling Technology for driving large offshore piles. In 2015 the Dutch offshore heavy equipment supplier Huisman acquired a stake in Fistuca, allowing further growth. Currently operating from the Buccaneer in Delft, Fistuca is working to shape the future of the offshore energy industry

Van Oord

Van Oord was established in the mid-19th century. It grew over time by acquiring leading dredging and marine engineering firms. As a family-owned company, Van Oord focuses on future generations and long-term business relationships. We feel at home in every country and make a visible contribution to the world.

Jan De Nul

Innovation, expertise and sustainability. These are the corner stones of Jan De Nul Group’s success. Thanks to its skilled employees and the world’s most modern fleet, Jan De Nul Group is a leading expert in dredging and marine construction activities, as well as in specialized services for the offshore industry of oil, gas and renewable energy. These core marine activities are further enhanced by Jan De Nul Group’s in-house civil and environmental capabilities offering clients a complete package solution.

Our professional and innovative solutions are trusted across the industry. Whether it concerns the construction of the new locks in the Panama Canal or a new port complex in Western Australia, together with our customers, we build for further economic development.

SPT Offshore

www. sptoffshore .com

SPT Offshore is the leading offshore contractor for suction pile anchors and foundations. SPT Offshore manages and undertakes EPCI projects worldwide, from installing single suction anchors to mooring lines and complete self installing platforms.


DNV GL - Energy supports customers in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply. They deliver world-renowned testing, certification* and advisory services and their expertise spans on- and offshore wind power, solar, transmission and distribution, smart grids, sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations.

*The testing, certification and advisory services are delivered independent from each other.


COWI is a highly versatile and multidisciplinary company operating worldwide from more than 35 international offices. COWI’s expertise within offshore wind farm projects stands on the shoulders of our experience developed since 1930 within foundations for large bridges, offshore oil and gas developments, power systems and marine structures.

COWI offers multidisciplinary and diversified consultancy and we draw on in-depth expertise for the wide range of disciplines required, which have successfully delivered to a wide range of offshore wind farm projects worldwide.


We are CORROSION, a first class manufacturer and supplier of high quality, turnkey ICCP systems! Nice to meet you! Corrosion was founded in 1993 in Moerkapelle, the Netherlands. In this small village, the company has grown into what it is today: a strong brand and a home for 65 employees. Our headquarters is still located in Moerkapelle, a stone’s throw from The Hague and Rotterdam. Over the years, we have expanded and established subsidiaries in Germany, France, China, Vietnam and agencies in more than 30 countries.

Our company serves the maritime and offshore sectors, safeguarding the long-term performance of our customers’ precious assets. Our clients put their trust in us for to protect more than 1100 offshore wind foundations! 

Thank you to our 2017 SPONSORS

Cathie Associates


Van Oord

Jan de Nul

Cathie Associates

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