Mooring facility for the world's largest platform installation and pipelay vessel

Challenge

Design & Construction of the mooring facility for the Pioneering Spirit (previously known as the Pieter Schelte), the world's largest platform installation/decommissioning and pipelay vessel. This huge 369,000 DWT vessel is 382x124 m.

Our solution

 

  • 4 breasting dolphins of Ø 3000mm and length ca. 44 m. Additionally, 2 x 150-tonne bollards

  • 6 mooring dolphins of Ø 1820mm and length ca. 35m, plus 150-tonne bollards 

  • Breasting dolphins with SPC 1600 cone fenders on the frontside and panel fenders on the backside. 

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