This Self Installing Platform consists of a 4000 ton topside, 3.25 m diameter steel tube legs of 790 tons with wallthicknesses up to
135 mm and a foundation of 4 suction piles with 15 m diameter, 13 m heigh and a weight of 410 tons. Total weight of this complete structure is approximately 9000 tons.
Advantage of this SIP concept is its installation (and removal as reversed installation) without any heavy lift capacity required besides an cargo barge.
Volker InfraDesign has been responsible for design management and its specialists have been involved in the required transport and installation design. We have shown our offshore expertise in a dynamic and innovative projectteam. Besides, seafastening design, suction pile design and modeltests, our people have been involved in the offshore installation operation.