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MooringSense The proposed solution will be enabled by the development of Digital Twin technologies, a low-cost and reliable smart sensor solution for floating platforms’ motion monitoring, Structural Health Monitoring algorithms, as well as holistic control strategies to allow optimal operation European Research and Innovation Project to reduce the floating offshore wind operating costs by up to 15% MooringSense The proposed solution will be enabled by the development of a low-cost smart sensor for FOWT motion monitoring, a Mooring System Digital Twin (DT) model, Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) techniques, as well as control strategies for mooring condition management tolerance at turbine and farm levels. View more info New approach to managing
the integrity of mooring systems
MooringSense View more info MooringSense will contribute towards reshaping the massive renewable energy potential of the deeper waters, through enabling the transformation of unexpected interventions into scheduled preventive actions, in order to achieve substantial maintenance costs reductions and increased availability Shift from unscheduled to
preventive maintenance
and predictive operation

MooringSense

Objectives

MooringSense aims at reducing FOW operational costs by 10-15% and increasing operational efficiency by means of an increase of Annual Energy Production by 2-3%, through the development of more efficient strategies and tools for mooring system integrity management and control.

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Technology

MooringSense will take advantage of mooring systems’ updated condition information, provided by a Digital Twin (DT) and innovative monitoring technologies, to allow the implementation risk-based integrity management plans and more holistic control strategies to reduce OPEX and increase energy production of FOW farms.

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MooringSense

The project MooringSense aims at reducing operational costs and increasing efficiency through the development of an efficient risk-based integrity management strategy for mooring systems based on an affordable and reliable on-line monitoring technology.

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Consortium

The consortium comprises 9 partners from Europe’s key OW industry and academia, including worldwide market leaders in chains (VIC), wires and ropes (BRI), both producing hybrid solutions for the mooring lines.

They will collaborate to improve the understanding of mooring lines loading and performance, including a degradation mechanism.

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CTC
GNSS-sensors and algorithms for marine applications.
Materials degradation for Offshore applications…
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BRIDON BEKAERT
Bekaert Wire Rope Industry is the worldwide market leader in wires and ropes for mooring systems.
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IKERLAN
Control systems and Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) systems.
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INTECSEA
Intecsea is an engineering company with a vast track record in O&G and FOW sectors providing support in O&M applied to offshore assets.
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SAITEC
Saitec Offshore Technologies is a Floating wind turbine platform developer. Its role in the MooringSense project is to provide…
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SINTEF
Coupled Models development and Ocean Basin testing for O&G and FOW.
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TNO
Control systems, O&M planning and cost models.
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VICINAY MARINE
Vicinay Marine Innovacion is the Engineering and RDi Company of Vicinay Marine, a worldclass supplier of mooring chains, forged connectors and subsea solutions
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ZUNIBAL
Development of smart sensor for marine applications

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MooringSense presentation

Project presentation including technical challenges and expected impact.

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Available in September 2021

Progress update with first results.

Coming soon

Available in August 2022

Presentation of the main  solutions integrated and validates.

News
The MooringSense project attracts the attention of the floating wind subcommittee of the World Forum Offshore Wind

MooringSense has attracted the attention of the Floating Offshore Wind Mooring Subcommittee, a body focused on floating offshore wind that makes up the international association World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO).

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MooringSense project arouses interest at the OMAE international congress

MooringSense project has attracted particular interest during the 40th edition of the International Conference on Ocean, Offshore & Arctic Engineering (OMAE), the most eminent technical-scientific congress worldwide on Offshore technology

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MooringSense successfully advances the development of technologies to improve predictive maintenance of mooring systems

The European MooringSense project is successfully advancing in developing technologies that will enable designing an efficient strategy for managing the structural integrity of mooring systems. The international research, which aims

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Events
AUTONOMOUS ROBOTICS AND UNMANNED SYSTEMS FOR OFFSHORE INFRASTRUCTURE | 28 – 30 SEPTEMBER

Autonomous Robotics and Unmanned System are redefining the offshore infrastructure working environment with health and safety improvements during inspection and maintenance of wind turbines thanks to reduced human intervention in

European innovation project to reduce the offshore wind turbines operating costs of by up to 15%
2 days ago
#MooringSense has attracted the attention of the Floating Offshore Wind Mooring Subcommittee from the international association World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO).

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6 days ago
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Ocean Winds and DISA Group, a renewable electricity generator in the Canary Islands, have teamed up to develop floating offshore wind farms in the Canary Islands

#mooringsystems #floatingwind #windenergy #integritymanagement

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2 weeks ago
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The WindFloat Atlantic project located off Portugal has became the world’s first offshore wind farm to achieve class certification

#mooringsystems #offshore #floatingwind #windenergy #integritymanagement #H2020

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2 weeks ago
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Shell has joined forces with Scottish Power Renewables to develop the world’s first large-scale floating offshore windfarms in the north-east of Scotland.

#mooringsystems #offshore #floatingwind #windenergy #H2020

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3 weeks ago
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The Floating Wind Joint Industry Project's report suggests the global floating offshore wind industry should grow to 126 MW by the end of 2021.

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Project
Information

Grant agreement ID: 851703
Start date: 1 November 2019
End date:  31 October 2022
Funded under: H2020-EU.3.3.2.
Overall budget: € 4 197 620
EU contribution: € 4 197 620

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