The innovative suction bucket jacket foundation which has been developed so that offshore wind farms can be built farther from shore, in deeper water and at lower costs, has now placed offshore in the seabed at DONG Energy’s German offshore wind farm, Borkum Riffgrund 1.
Read about the foundation here
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Jacket placed on top of the suction buckets
Suction bucket jacket ready to be lifted
Suction bucket jacket on Pacific Orca
Suction bucket jacket lifted at offshore site
Suction bucket jacket now in the water
Suction bucket jacket installed