QUAD Lift Development Receives DNVL Technology Qualification Certificate
Heerema Marine Contractors is proud to announce that the Company has achieved a next and crucial step in its journey to progress the QUAD lift from an ambitious idea to an industry wide accepted technology. The QUAD Lift Development received its Technology Qualification Certificate from DNVGL. By issuing this certificate DNVGL, as representative of the industry, recognizes that Heerema is able to accurately prepare and safely execute a QUAD Lift (Technology Readiness Level 6 on a scale of 7).
The successful performance of the QUAD lift test using Balder and Thialf in October last year in the Gulf of Mexico not only showed the world for the first time that we are capable to deliver a safe QUAD Lift operation, it also enabled us to achieve this important milestone.
The QUAD lifting installation services enables Clients to integrally install and/or remove large and heavy integrated topsides or jackets.
Heerema Marine Contractors is proud to announce that the company has achieved a next and crucial step in its journey to progress the QUAD lift from an ambitious idea to an industry wide accepted technology. The QUAD Lift Development received its Technology Qualification Certificate from DNVGL.
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Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has developed a globally unique, innovative way of lifting that will redefine the boundaries of lifting operations offshore. This ‘QUAD lifting’ was tested successfully on October 22, 2018 in the Gulf of Mexico. The QUAD lifting enables HMC to integrally install and/or remove oversized topsides or jackets. This revolutionary innovation is an important expansion of HMC's services and guarantees unmatched lower overall project costs.
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Heerema Marine Contractors is incredibly proud to announce that our Installation Engineer Marius Ottolini has been elected winner of the 2018 “Offshore Energy Young Engineer Award.” Marius received his award for being one of the big drivers within Heerema in the development of silent foundations, with the aim to reduce or eliminate piling noise. Such noise can affect the marine environment to a substantial degree. He has developed several alternatives which are a step change in foundation design, in particular because the foundation can be installed silently and it can be completely removed after it has reached its end of life.
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