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IHC Handling Systems

16th October 2009


Remco Lwenthal

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Contents
Focus in offshore wind
Market overview
Product overview

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Focus in offshore wind


Supply handling equipment for the installation of foundations
Engineering
Fabrication
Operation / service / maintenance
Rental / purchase

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Market overview
Summary foundations

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: upending tools, plugs

Mono piles
GBFs
Jackets
Floating

69 %
22 %
8%
1%
100 %

: hydraulic release mechanisms


: ILTs, leveling tools, pile grippers
: no special equipment yet

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Market overview
Developments in mono pile weights

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Market overview
What is the next step?
Mono piles diameter 6500 mm ???
Mono piles weight

1000 t

???

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Mono pile upending tool


Lifting of monopiles from horizontal to vertical
Hydraulic clamp
Minor preparations on pile
Fail safe
Several tools in fleet
Max. capacity at present = 700 t
Max. diameter = unlimited
In combination with plugs

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Sealing plugs 2nd generation


Seal off a mono pile to make it floating

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Sealing plugs proven technology

Pipeline Recovery Tools

seal

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Mono pile sealing plugs


Towing directly on plug
Minor preparations on pile
Lifting directly out of water with upending tool
Maximum diameters 10 m
Suitable for steel and concrete piles
Onshore installation

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Mono pile sealing plugs


Upper plug
Installation tool

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Mono pile sealing plugs

Diameter 4 m

Upper plugs installed


in mono pile

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Mono pile sealing plugs


Installation tool

Diameter 5 m

Lower plug
installed

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Mono pile upending tool and plugs


Upending tool

Floating mono pile

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Mono pile upending tool and plugs

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Product overview jackets


Internal Lifting Tools (ILT)

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Product overview jackets


Internal Lifting Tools (ILT)

base part

Leveling tools
foundation
pile

leveling
cylinder
jacket
gripping
head
catcher
plate

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Product overview jackets


Internal Lifting Tools (ILT)
Leveling tools
Temporary pile grippers

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Product overview Gravity Based


Hydraulic release mechanisms

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Concept: combination saddle / guide frame


Saddle to support lower end of the mono pile
To guide and position a mono pile during upending

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Concept: combination saddle / guide frame


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