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Whitepaper
Thruster requirements for wind farm vessels

Authors

Vincent Bast

Arthur Boogaard

Vincent Klous

9 pages
Published 11 Dec 2020
9 pages
Published 11 Dec 2020

Authors:

Vincent Bast Arthur Boogaard Vincent Klous

Thruster requirements for wind farm vessels

Offshore wind farms require efficient and reliable vessels to construct, maintain and service them, they also need to operate in some of the most challenging sea conditions imaginable. One of the most important capabilities in these vessels is the dynamic positioning and station keeping capability, allowing safe operation. In this document we will discuss the demands that are placed on thruster solutions and selection.

Thruster requirements for wind farm vessels

Contents

  1. Thruster selection to meet the operational profile
  2. Developing the optimal solution
  3. 8 degrees of tilt delivers improved efficiency and reduces costs
  4. The benefits of plug-and-play
  5. Quick and easy maintenance saves time and money
  6. Lowering lifecycle costs
  7. The thruster for the future


Our authors

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Vincent Bast

Product Sales Manager, Thrusters & PCS, Wärtsilä

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Arthur Boogaard

General Manager, Business Development, Special Vessels, Wärtsilä Marine Business

Vincent Klous

Manager, Product Development, Thrusters, Platform Development