DolWin Kappa offshore converter installation

General information

Client Dragados Offshore (TenneT, Siemens Energy) 
Project DolWin Kappa offshore converter installation 
Year 2022 
Location North Sea (Germany) 
Vessels Pioneering Spirit, Oceanic 
Max. water depth 29 m

Scope of work

  • Transport and installation of 11,000 t transformer topsides, 5000 t supporting jacket and bridge
  • Lift, stab and drive the foundation piles (including noise mitigation)
  • Grout the annulus between the piles and pile sleeves
  • Perform jacket cut-off
  • Install the topsides with TLS
  • Install the bridge between DolWin kappa and DolWin beta
  • Perform ROV debris survey

Project specials

  • First offshore wind project for Allseas in the German Bight
  • First-time piling of foundation jacket by Pioneering Spirit
  • New legislative area of operations