NGI performed detailed design of the massive DolWin Beta GBS HVDC Platform installed in the German North Sea

Challenge 

Aibel contracted NGI to provide expert competence on advanced foundation design for offshore structures subjected to cyclic loading. The platform is floated to site before being placed on the seabed and ballasted.

Method and services

Geotechnical design used the full range of techniques and skills, from hand calculations to full-integrated non-linear 3D Finite Element analyses.

Result 

NGI provided support to the client from early concept phase to installation offshore Germany in 2015