Analysing Wind Farm Foundation Installation – Part 7: Two Vessels – The Division of Labour
In the last post we arrived at a strategy which we like, this being:
- Start our operations sometime in March.
- Use two vessels, unfortunately we can get the two we’d like though, so we’re using a slight cheaper, slightly less capable vessel as our second.
- Modify the capable vessel so it can carry more foundation units per trip (3).
However, we saw that the division of labour we’d set wasn’t optimal and that we off hired one of our vessels early and lost some of the advantage gained by this strategy. Read more >