HFG awarded Greater Changua Pre-Piling Template Fabrication – Heavy Lift News
21 Apr 2020

HFG awarded Greater Changua Pre-Piling Template Fabrication

Heerema Fabrication Group is happy to announce the award of the fabrication of the Greater Changhua Pre-Piling Template for Heerema Marine Contractors.

The pre-piling template is a tool that enables Heerema Marine Contractors to install the piles accurately. It consists of 3 pile sleeves connected by framing including hydraulically adjustable pile guides and mudmats. Heerema Vlissingen will fabricate the steel structure and assist with commissioning.

Heerema Marine Contractors has been assigned the transport and installation of 111 turbine foundations and the installation of two offshore substations for the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind projects in Taiwan. The offshore work at the Greater Changhua projects is scheduled to be finalized by end of 2021. The installation sequence is to install the foundation piles first and then the turbine foundation.

Fabrication starts in June 2020 and completion is scheduled for Q4 2020.

Dimensions:

Sides: 45m, Height: 22m, Weight 1250t plus 30t existing ballast

Source Heerema Fabrication Group

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