Saint Nazaire OSS installation

General information

Client DEME Offshore (Parc du Banc de Guérande) 
Project Saint Nazaire OSS installation 
Year 2021 
Location Bay of Biscay 
Vessels Pioneering Spirit 
Max. water depth 25

Scope of work

  • Transport and installation of substation jacket (1250 t) and topsides (2100 t)
  • Engineering of installation plans and rigging
  • ROV survey work prior to and during installation
  • Assistance for levelling and grouting works

Project specials

  • First platform installation job for offshore wind industry
  • Jacket and topsides lifts from third-party barge in the field
  • First project for new Pioneering Spirit’s new ROV system
  • Fast-track T&I project
  • Shallow water area requiring Pioneering Spirit to operate at small draught
  • Sea conditions
  • Large number of stakeholders